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plumb loco

Rur. completely crazy. (Loco is from a Spanish word meaning "mad.") You're plumb loco if you think I'll go along with that. All those people were running around like they were plumb loco.
See also: loco, plumb

in loco parentis

  (formal)
to be responsible for a child while the child's parents are absent Teachers are in loco parentis while children are at school.
See also: loco

loco

(ˈloko)
mod. crazy. (From Spanish.) Who is that loco kid jumping up and down in the front seat?

plumb loco

(ˈpləm ˈloko)
mod. completely crazy. (Folksy. Loco is from a Spanish word meaning “mad.”) You’re plumb loco if you think I’ll go along with that.
See also: loco, plumb
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El Pollo Loco also serves a variety of Mexican-inspired entrees featuring the chain's citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken, including Pollo Bowl[R] entrees, grilled chicken salads, grilled burritos, tacos and more.
The locos were returned from the USA only last week for restoration.
1979: El Pollo Loco has 85 restaurants in 20 northern Mexico cities.
El Pollo Loco or "The Crazy Chicken" opened its first US restaurant in 1980 in Los Angeles.
El Pollo Loco will communicate its limited time Chicken Carnitas entrees to consumers through a multimedia campaign that begins October 31, 2011 and includes general market and Spanish-language television spots that will appear in Los Angeles and select markets.
Burke will serve as a member of the El Pollo Loco senior management team and will report directly to the company's chief financial officer, Larry Roberts.
Confirming the move FNW spokesman Rick Gutteridge said the locos would be used until at least the start of the summer timetable at the end of May.
The complaint alleges that El Pollo Loco and certain of its executive officers made a series of false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose material adverse information about El Pollo Loco's business and prospects during the Class Period, including that traffic at El Pollo Loco stores had declined substantially due to the removal of the value items from the restaurants' menu boards, and that as a result, comparable store sales were not growing at the 3 -- 5% that defendants had led investors to believe they would grow in the second quarter of 2015.
The loco was built at Boston Lodge works in 1979 and last ran in 2012 on the special train that carried the London Olympics Torch.
The youngsters aged between nine and 12 go by the name Poco Loco.
AN historic steam loco, heading for the scrapheap and rescued by the Ffestiniog Railway (FR), will celebrate a half century of unbroken service on the scenic narrow gauge line this weekend.
Loco Ropes, a treetop ropes course in located at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, opened last week for its 2011 season.
While the names Cochise and Geronimo are familiar to anyone with a casual knowledge of Western history, a mention of Chief Loco will draw blank stares.
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CHIRSWALL has abandoned plans to send his stable star Premio Loco to Dubai this winter in favour of a domestic campaign on the all-weather, which is scheduled to begin at Lingfield next month, writes David Milnes.