Uncle Sid

Uncle Sid

slang LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), a synthetic hallucinogenic drug. Possibly derived from a phonetic shortening of "acid" (a common slang term for LSD), with "Uncle" added for humorous effect. There were a few people passing around tabs of Uncle Sid at the concert. A: "What the heck is wrong with Tom?" B: "Oh, just tripping on Uncle Sid. He'll be fine."
See also: Sid, uncle
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I remember as a little girl sitting in a park in Birmingham, looking up at mum and saying, "Uncle Sid has died." Mum told me never to say such things, but I just had a feeling something had happened.
According to the reports, Noel Prudente, designated chief of the management and information systems and technology group, allegedly collects 'tong' from importers (read smugglers) using his uncle Sid's name.
In 1960 Great Uncle Sid led the drive to raise the funds to buy back the cup, which went on display at his pub.
Love Uncle Sid, Linda, Ian, David, Victoria, Dexter and Delia xxxxxxx PRESTON PHYLLIS ELIZABETH (Of Hartburn, formerly Thornaby) Peacefully on May 18th aged 92 years.
An older, kind-eyed man called Uncle Sid leads us in the opening prayer that will stay with me forever and that now, 42 years later, I whisper to myself on bitter New England Friday nights while I'm out walking the dogs, the snow crunching under my boots.
It has brought back memories of what my mum used to tell us about my Uncle Sid Villiers who was one of those who died.
A co-production by Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) and the awardwinning children's theatre company Frozen Charlotte, the show stars Aberdeen actress Karen Young as Seren, who sets off on an adventure to spend Christmas with her eccentric Uncle Sid, played by David Rankine from Elgin.
Reunited with Grandad, my Mum and Uncle Sid.) Love Gary, June, Scott, Georgina and Family xxxxx.
SO, FAREWELL then Johnny Francome, or, as Big Mac dubbed you, Greatest Jockey - a v iew not shared by my Uncle Sid, who reckons you couldn't ride a finish to save your life, nor, indeed, the last leg of his yankee at Worcester in 1986.
He was my uncle Sid (Sydney Arthur Ball) who lived in the Coventry area until his death in 2003.
Presenting a new edition of Uncle Sid's Unabridged Dictionary for Prospective Home Buyers, also known as "How to Read the Real Estate Come-ons" - just in time for the coming resurgence in the housing market.
Later on, my mom and Uncle Sid's wife Violet went to see his body and mom said the little child was still with him.
After all, you don't want your maiden aunt Agatha to get the baby sitting offer and Uncle Sid, who lives in a fourth floor flat, to receive a day's gardening.
I was present one time when Uncle Sid was holding court, and I wish I had paid more attention: I was more interested in tormenting my diminutive friend, Sterling, however.
A keen boxer from a young age - his dad Bill and uncle Sid were both boxers - Mellor is a die-hard fan of the Rocky films and says he would love to make a 'gritty', British version.