Pre-1950s expression describing a multi-surfer wipeout that results in a tangle of heavy wooden surfboards. "I remember coming up from a logjam," California board-builder Dale Velzy recalled in 1996, "and my redwood would be halfway through a balsa board. And we'd have to go up on the beach, sit there and pull and tug to get the things loose." The phrase had already fallen out of use by the late '...

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