Re: RARA-AVIS: Practical tips from hardboiled dicks

From: William Denton (
Date: 06 Nov 2000

On 6 November 2000, Mark Sullivan wrote:

: "Never let nobody talk you into shaking another man's jolt."

Does that mean some kind of homosexual thing? Ah, THE DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN UNDERWORLD LINGO defines "jolt" as prison sentence, so maybe it means don't do someone else's jail time, which is pretty sensible advice.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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