RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME BLACKBOARD MY UDMERCY
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for S552 returned 29 results.

prev | items 1 - 21 | next

MAFIA APPLICATION

=====================================================================
MAFIA APPLICATION
WHATZA U NAME?}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}U HAGE?}}}}}}}
WHATZA U HOWZA NUMBA?}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}U STREETA?}}}}}}}}}}
WHATZA U BAG? HITTAMAN}}}}}LONE ARRANGER}}}}}PROSTITUIT}}}}}
PUTTA DOWNNA WEAR U WORGA NOW}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}
IZZA U GIRL!!!! OR BOY?!!!! (JUSTTE CHEKA ONE)
WAZZA U INN DE BIGGA OUSE?}}}}}WHATTA WAZZA U INN DE BIGGA OUSE 4?
I SHOOTE ONE GUIZE}}}}}I KEEDENAP SOMEBODYS}}}}}
PROTECKSHON RAGGETS}}}}}SOM UDDER DINGZA}}}}}
U WANNA BE DE BIGGA SHOTZA SOMDAZE? YASSE?}}}}}NO?}}}}}EH?}}}}}
U NO OW 2 MAKKE DE CEMENT SHOOZE?}}}}}}}}}}
U NO OW 2 DRIVA DE CAR? CADDILLAC?}}}}}BUICK?}}}}}LINKEN?}}}}}
U LIKA EAT GARLIC?}}}}}PIZZA?}}}}}SALAMI?}}}}}U LIKKA SPAGHETTI?}}}}}
U LIKKA GIRLZE OR BOYZE?}}}}}}}}}}(PEEKA JUSTA ONE, NO FOOLA ROUND)
U SEE DE GODFATHER?}}}}}OR JUSTE DE MOVIE?}}}}}
---------------------------------------------------------------------
WHENNA U JOINNE U GONNA GETTA SOMADING U REELY GONNA LIKKE.
1 PR. DARKE GLAZZES
1 BLAKE SHIRTE WIDDA WITE TIE
1 WITE HAT WIDDE BLACKE BRIMA
1 PR. POINIE SHOOZE
1 PR. CEMENT SHOOZE (COMZA LATER IFFA U FOOLAROUND)
GOODA STOFF (IFFA U NOTTE SURE, I TELLA U WHATTA U GET WIZZA GUY)
1 KISSE (LATER-ONNA U CHEEDK)
=====================================================================

Submitter comment: MONOLOGUE IN ITALIAN DIALECT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): HOUSE NUMBER STREET LONE RANGER PROSTITUTE ; SLANG: BIG HOUSE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld
SPEECH -- Formula
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 10-00-1975

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

HAVE SOME LUNCH

Submitter comment: IT IS ANOTHER NAME FOR GETTING HIGH SO NO ONE WILL KNOW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 12-00-1978

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

BREW SOME COFFEE

Submitter comment: REFERS TO A MARIJUANA PIPE THAT LOOKS LIKE A COFFEE POT

Where learned: DETROIT ; FRATERNITY HOUSE ; SIGMA PHI EPSILON

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 01-00-1979

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

BONG DOWN

Submitter comment: REFERS TO SMOKING WITH A BONG TO GET STONED. A BONG IS A KIND OF
PIPE FILLED WITH WATER, WITH AN AIR RELEASE ON THE SIDE, AND A BOWL
ATTACHED BY A STEM FOR SMOKING.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 12-00-1978

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

BLOW A GIBBER

Submitter comment: GIBBER IS ANOTHER NAME FOR A JOINT

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 12-00-1978

View just this record

VOCABULAY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

GET SMALL

Submitter comment: INSTEAD OF GETTING HIGH, WE GET SMALL

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

BLOW A DUBE

Submitter comment: DUBE IS ANOTHER NAME FOR A JOINT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR MARIJUANA SMOKERS

JONESIN

Submitter comment: IT MEANS TO MOOCH SOME POT WHEN ONE HAS NONE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 07-00-1978

View just this record

VOCABULARY OF DRUG SLANG

NOSE CANDY

Submitter comment: ANOTHER TERM FOR COCAINE

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 05-00-1977

View just this record

A NEW WORD FOR A MARIJUANA JOINT-- A HOOTER.

Submitter comment: I JUST THOUGHT I WOULD PRESERVE THIS LITTLE BIT OF THE DRUG CULTURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WYANDOTTE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 00-00-1980

View just this record

STEPPINGON HEROIN

IN DRUG USER'S PARLANCE, THE CUTTING OF HEROIN IS REFERED TO AS
STEPPING ON IT.

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS EXPRESSION USED BY A PERSON WITH ALLEGED MAFIA
CONNECTI0NS.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

View just this record

NARCOTICS JARGON

"BOG" - BOG SIGNIFIES ANYTHING DISGUSTINGOR REALLY BAD IN TERMS
OF TYPES OF NARCOTICS. IF A PERSON SAYS SOMETHING IS BOG WEED OF
BOG ACID, THAT MEANS THE STUFF IS REALLY TERRIBLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 09-22-1969

View just this record

NARCOTICS JARGON

"HITS OF STRAWBERRY FIELDS" - TERM THAT A DEALER WILL USE TO TELL YOU
THAT HE HAS A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF RED ACID (LSD) TO SELL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 09-18-1969

View just this record

VOCABULARY FOR A SPECIAL GROUP

FIXER - PERSON IN THE UNDERWORLD WHO PAYS OFF PUBLIC OFFICALS
(BRIBES).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-20-1968

View just this record

DOPE ADDICT(DRUG USER)TALK

ROACH - TERM FOR MARIGUANA CIGARETTE.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-19-1969

View just this record

UNDERWORLD TERM

BRACELETS - TERM FOR HANDCUFFS.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-16-1969

View just this record

DRUG TERMS

THE NAME FOR A PERSON DWHO IS A HEROIN ADDICT OF SELLS HEROIN IS
"JUNKIE."

Submitter comment: I'VE JUST HEARD THE TERM FOR QUITE AWHILE {AGO}. {I} DON'T KNOW WHERE
IT COMES FROM.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

View just this record

UNDERWORLD TERM

SHIV - TERM FOR A KNIFE.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-17-1969

View just this record

UNDERWORLD TERM

ROD - TERM FOR GUN.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-16-1969

View just this record

UNDERWORLD TERM

FIDDLE - TERM FOR MACHINE GUN.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Underworld

Date learned: 11-17-1969

View just this record

prev | items 1 - 21 | next

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.