"Ta-kill-ya” is one of several nicknames for “tequila.” The nickname is said when the tequila is strong.
Mister White Eyes
a novel by Herbert Gold
New York: Arbor House
So I practiced drinking that Mexicali Ta Kill Ya and now here I am, smart as any other New Yorker.
Trukness: Based on the Real Life Adventures and Times of One of the Many Gregory John Nolascos
by Peter J. Crisanto-Croox
3 shots of ta-kill-ya came to pass.
This Dog’ll Really Hunt:
An Entertaining and Informative Texas Dictionary
by Wallace O. Chariton
Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press
2. Mexican gasoline (or milk)
3. worm medicine
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Sobriety
by Bert Plymen
New York: St. Martin’s Press
We went to Mexico with several couples, and they all drank tequila (they called it “ta-kill-ya") with lime salt.
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Sunday, September 02, 2007 • Permalink