coachwhip

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Synonyms for coachwhip

desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers

a whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico

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Inside is a record of when Johnny Thunders came to town, Spot #58 in the loser's guide to San Diego (which happens to be the sporting goods store where the Menendez brothers bought the shotguns they used to kill their parents), a reprinting of a warning pamphlet that purports to explain "youth sub-cultures," an interview with the Coachwhips, a guide to the 15 shootings by the San Diego Police Department for 2002, road trips, record reviews, etc.
The group follow a lineage of Jesus and Mary Chain, the Fall and the Coachwhips.