CHUCK - in its slang sense was used especially in the 1960s and 1970s by Black people. This use arose by analogy with Mister Charlie, a slang term used in the same sense and also derived from a nickname for Charles.
The countdown originated from the Austrian filmmaker Fritz Lang. Its purpose was to create suspense for the viewers, unlike the conventional way of counting up to coordinate towards a task.
TUBING is tubes, considered as a group while tube is anything that is hollow and cylindrical in shape.
SCREAMING ABDABS - a British expression for inducing an attack of extreme anxiety or irritation in someone. It's recorded in print from the middle 1940s.
The word ORCHARD came for the Old English word ORTGEARD and the Latin word HORTUS which means yard / garden.