Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Prison Slang

The other day, my sister used the word "grip" to describe a long amount of time. I'd never heard that particular usage. Turns out it's prison slang! Way to go, sis! Jim Goad, who provides the linked glossary, wrote a story on stoner gangs several years ago, which has got me digging him again. The glossary is several years old, so some of these terms have floated out into the real world. Check it out.


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