From the shocking to the ridiculous, "Gangster Speak "contains over 2,500 linguistic gems:
Ghosting -- the practice of transferring a troublesome prisoner to another establishment during the night without warning
Hobbit -- a prisoner who complies with or sucks up to the system
Put on armour - layer oneself with magazines to deflect knife wounds in a prison fight
Hooch -- 'illicit liquor'
A Bernie -- a victim who might be armed and prepared to use a weapon, after Bernard Goetz who killed a robber on the subway
Providing a useful guide to the nicknames of criminals, as well as fascinating word histories and multiple definitions for different uses of a word around the globe, with "Gangster Speak" you'll never be lost for words.
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Language: English UK / Other
Format: Paperback | 192 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 18.00 x 11.10 x 1.50 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.17 Kg