Archive for June 16th, 2008

From the Bucket and Pail to the Fields of Wheat

Last week, Wired’s Threat Level posted a list of slang used by gang members, compiled by law enforcement officials down in Texas. Much of it is easily deciphered, or feeble attempts at being clever – your typical attempts at forging comaraderie through specialized jargon. But a couple bits jumped out at me, because I was already familiar with them – and not in the context of street or prison gangs, either.
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