Henry Vilas wrote:My students who worked there didn't abbreviate Taco Bell. Instead they called it either Taco Smell or Toxic Hell.
We just call it Hell. Fondly, though.
In my hometown, Hal's Red Owl supermarket was variously known as the Dead Owl, Hal's Red Eye, or the Dirty Bird. It was a pretty grubby store, but they redeemed themselves by selling 6-packs of Old Mil for a buck fifty five.