by Kyle Swenson
Lorain (lawr-ane) — 3 definitions
1. — noun. A city in Ohio; northeastern part; Lorain county; 70,000 (2000 est); 24.2 sq mi; established 1807. Example: Dude, the craziest shit goes down in Lorain.
2. — noun. Nautical: A difficult overhand knot, used in big-game fishing, marlin, etc.
3. — verb. To become excessively intoxicated in a public setting, lie in the middle of a roadway, molest pedestrians, police and emergency medical staff with obscenities and racial slurs, and attack same. Example: Shannon Johnson lorained pretty bad the other day. From the Morning Journal:
Shannon Johnson, 30, of Amherst, was arrested Thursday for going into a drunken rage at Community Regional Medical Center, according to a Lorain police report.
Johnson was found lying on the ground of a West Erie parking lot after apparently being beaten during a fight he provoked with another man, the report said.
When officers approached Johnson he began yelling obscenities and racial slurs at them.
When an ambulance arrived to treat him, Johnson continued to yell obscenities, and began kicking and spitting. At the hospital, Johnson fought with hospital staff and the police officers.
He was arrested for resisting arrest, assault, obstruction of official business, disorderly conduct by intoxication and disorderly conduct by persisting.