Chicago typewriter


Chicago typewriter
   a sub-machine gun
   A combination of the staccato noise of the machine and the city's reputation for lawlessness:
    There it was, now they had it all. Chicago typewriters... Did Bottles Capone, Al's brother, or Jake 'Greasy Thumb' Guzik have anything they didn't? (Furst, 1988)

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