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gronk

gronk  n.— «In a letter Armytage later wrote to the then Minister for Juvenile Justice, Faye Lo Po,” he listed examples of the racial abuse the youths alleged they had been subjected to. “You black c—, you got no ticker.”...

gronk

gronk  n.— «Alexander was labelled a “gronk”—young, slow, and an easy target for sex. According to Steve, a 30-year-old who served four years in jail for more than 10 bank robberies, “a gronk is someone who can’t flow...

Asbo

Asbo  n.— «Anti-social behaviour orders, introduced in 1999, work successfully where they are implemented, according to the new Home Office study.…Known as Asbos, the orders are designed to prevent theft, intimidation, drunkenness...

rat line

rat line  n.— «The British troops will be supported by US helicopters and unmanned reconnaissance drones which will scan the desert looking for tracks indicating “rat lines”—military jargon for the routes used by the resistance...

gronk

gronk  n.— «Delaveris was immediately hooked on prison lingo—and particularly taken with one word, “gronk,” which has myriad meanings. In prison parlance, it’s a derogatory term for inmates used by prison guards. Linguists...

stashing

stashing  n.— «“Stashing” is a term from the past that Tagliabue and his top lieutenants don’t want to see become a part of the modern-day NFL lexicon.…For the most part, after all, players on injured reserve are there with...