Mikea Howard

Author of The Diesel War series

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DIESEL UNIVERSE SLANG DICTIONARY
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Rags: Clothes

Ranked: Observed, watched, given the once-over

Rap: Criminal charge

Rappers: Fakes, set-ups

Rat: Inform

Rate: To be good, to count for something

Rationed (as in: Hi sugar, are you rationed?): going steady

Rats and mice: Dice, i.e. craps

Rattler: Train

Red-light: To eject from a car or train

Redhot: Some sort of criminal

Reefers: Marijuana cigarettes

Rhino: Money

Right: Adjective indicating quality

Ringers: Fakes

Ritz : Stuck-up

Ritzy: Elegant

Ritzy Burg : Not classy

Rock of Ages : Any woman over 30 years of age

Rod: Gun

Roscoe: Gun

Rub-out: A killing

Rube: Bumpkin, easy mark

Rug cutters: dancers

Rug Hopper : Young man who never takes a girl out. A parlor hound

Rumble, the: The news

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