Well it's been a long time coming but i can now truly call myself a man!
And i'll say this much, it's been one hell of a ride getting to this point!!
Locomotive Slang - A Human's Guide [Update!]Did you know engines had their own language? It's true! It's been used a few times in Waning Daylight and other stories. I've also shed some light on some phrases with the Bad Pick Up Lines series. I bet you didn't know there's way more than what's been shown so here, have a translation guide! (Iddy and a Hoe helped out :3)Locomotive Slang - A Human's Guide [Update!] by WaningDaylight
No one is sure exactly when locomotive slang started. Many suspect it began in the early years of steam when the first female engines were introduced and then standardized. What we do know is that it was developed to keep humans from finding out about intimate relationships between engines. The language was then expanded during the streamlining era and the introduction of diesel engines, and even later, electric. Though the steam age has long since past, the terminology still exists among the newer diesel and electric engines. And it wasn't until recently with the acceptance of engine re