tall card = T = TANSTAAFL

tanked adj.

Same as down, used primarily by Unix hackers. See also hosed. Popularized as a synonym for `drunk' by Steve Dallas in the late lamented "Bloom County" comic strip.

--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.

Tanked is a common and reasonably polite Australian euphamism for "intoxicated" (usually drunk).

One can be tanked, or get tanked.

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