pig heaven


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pig heaven

1. A supposed place where pigs go when they die. When I asked my dad what happened to the pigs on Uncle Larry's farm, he said they all go to pig heaven. We kept a pot-bellied pig as a pet for nearly 15 years before he went to pig heaven.
2. A place where pigs are extremely happy or content. Our property has a huge open space full of mud, shady trees, and places to root—it's basically pig heaven!
3. offensive slang A police station or headquarters. ("Pig" is a common derogatory slang term for a police officer.) Primarily heard in US. They're bringing Tommy to pig heaven in the back of a police car.
4. offensive slang A supposed place where police officers go when they die. Typically offensive or derogatory. Primarily heard in US.
5. offensive slang A place where police love to congregrate or would be extremely happy or content. Primarily heard in US. This new doughnut shop must be pig heaven for all the local cops.
See also: heaven, pig

pig heaven

n. a police station. (Chiefly black.) All the bacon eventually goes home to pig heaven.
See also: heaven, pig
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I'd never been to Italy, but this was what I imagined its great opera palaces must be like--a feeling that only escalated when a fellow loggionisto, up even higher than me, rewarded Elena Souliotis for a cracked top note with a resonant "Porca!"--for which, in case anyone missed the point, he immediately supplied a translation with an equally fortissimo "Pig!" I was, I guess you could say, in pig heaven.
The Brodsky Organization recently closed a deal with Pig Heaven at 1420 Third Avenue.
A long-time neighborhood favorite, Pig Heaven will be relocating from their former space on Second Avenue and 80th and 81st Streets, which they previously occupied for 30 years.
The sty is pig heaven and comes complete with water/feeding trough, a shelter, straw, a tasty meal of LEGO' carrots, and wheelbarrow and broom to help with all of those mucking out duties.
"I should have been around in the second half of the 19th century and I would have been in pig heaven."
Tell them Reggie's gone to guinea pig heaven where he's made a lot of new friends, I suggested.
At daylight we found the boar less than 40 yards from where he was hit, dead as a stone, with two boars sent to pig heaven on the first day of the trip, it was welcome therapy for a bad case of the winter blues.
THE Everton supporter who expressed a preference for fast and furious 4-3 defeats over dull, dreary 1-1 draws must be in pig heaven at present.
Those interested in this material should go directly to Act Two, Scene 11, "Bubba in Pig Heaven" (yes, the chapters are cleverly noted in screenplay form), to get the most concentrated dose of score settling, pausing in Act One, Scene 4, "America Gags, Hollywood Swallows," for historical background (Marlon Brando decorating walls with former lovers' Tampax).
"Bubba in Pig Heaven" is less graphic, but nastier, using numerous examples from the screenwriter's tumultuous career to make the not-very-startling point that egos run rampant in Hollywood, where sex is a means to power.
Clearly some of our national parks would be feral pig heaven. Likewise, goats survive in areas where patches of scrub or forest protect them -- not from climate extremes, because they can thrive in semi-arid places, but from human control methods.
There are Victorian florals; Pig Heaven featuring four humorous pig motifs; Jenny's Garden, four botanical patterns; Noah's Ark; and some field-and-stream looks featuring fly-fishing and duck motifs.
Absolute pig heaven. As soon as their little trotters hit the ground, they were away, snuffling about in the fallen leaves, rooting out windfalls, and racing around as if they'd never experienced the great outdoors.
PIG HEAVEN: Decorated pigs outside Bath Abbey which are part of a newart scheme in the city Picture:: Barry Batchelor/PA