Some of the CB terms used and their meanings:
Got a Copy - do you hear me?
Jimmy - a GMC truck. GMC no longer builds class 8 trucks.
Headin' for bear - coming up on a police blockade. "Bear" is the CB slang term for "police."
Shakeytown - Los Angeles, California
Put the hammer down - speed up
Tulsa-town - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Smokies - highway state patrol officers
Bear in the air - police helicopter
Ten-nine (10-9) - repeat message
Swindle Sheets - truckers' logs. Truckers have to keep logs of what they were hauling. These "swindle sheets" must be presented to Department Of Transportation officers on request.
Chi-town - Chicago, Illinois
Chicken Coop - weigh station
Longhaired friends of Jesus - hippies
Microbus - Volkswagen Microbus. Very popular vehicle among the hippies during the 1960s and 1970s. Another popular song that mentions the Volkswagen Microbus is "Alice's Restaurant Massacree
" by Arlo Guthrie.
"Keep the bugs off your glass and the bears off your... tail" - The real phrase is "keep the bugs off your glass and the bears off your a**". A typical CB sign-off that means to drive carefully and watch out for speedtraps.
"What's your twenty?" - "Where are you?"
"Catch you on the flip-flop" - "I'll talk to you on my return trip (on the way back home)." (thanks, Patrick - Tallapoosa, GA)