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va-jay-jay

va-jay-jay  n.— «I have students whose parents did give them names for their body parts. Some are too embarrassed to share the name. Others find the name hilarious. We have had Mrs. Va-Jay-Jay, Knish, Kootchie, Princess Pee Pee, Stinky...

gacked

gacked  adj.— «Demetrius…a guy I know from Hollywood who is “on a run,” and who is completely gacked and hasn’t bathed in more days…steps to me.» —“Inside the Box With the Super Dope Cops” by Sam...

chips

chips  n.pl.— «“It says ‘I’m gonna get my chippy on.’ What does that mean? Chips?” Choc takes a beat. Looks at me like I’m nuts. “My chippies,” Choc says. “Chips is money. Cheddar. Whatever…dollar signs. Whatever...

break it off

break it off  v. phr.— «These guys are working on Skid Row because they believe they can make a difference. Chris breaks it off for me. “There are more random gangs from all over the Southland here in Central Division than I could believe...

get one’s chippy on

get one’s chippy on  v. phr.— «“It says ‘I’m gonna get my chippy on.’ What does that mean? Chips?” Choc takes a beat. Looks at me like I’m nuts. “My chippies,” Choc says. “Chips is money. Cheddar. Whatever…dollar...

one-time

one-time  n.— «A disheveled black man rides close to the car on his bike and taunts us. “I know what time it is,” he says. “‘One time’ means police,” Feldtz says. “That’s what they call us, ‘one time.’”» —“Inside the...