Slang

Addle
Kultist of Stimulus.

Addle Suckler
A junkie willing to do anything for their next fix.

Baba Brew
Extremely questionable draught, particularly one claimed to have special powers.

Bar that.
‘Shut up’, particularly as a warning.

Barmy
Insane (person). Particularly delusional ones.

Basher
Someone who makes a living using (mostly) non-lethal force.

Battery Acid
Fracture (drug).

Bear
Male Scandinavian migrant.

Berk
A fool who should have known better.

Billy
A member of the Billy Clubs.

Blood
A knowledgeable or powerful person. Signs admiration.

Blues, the
The Blue Bloods.

Bob
Cheating someone of what they value.

Body
Someone.

Brickers, the
The Brick Boys

Bub
Low quality spirits or ale.

Bubber
A drunkard, particularly habitual drinkers.

Catch the Blues
A person or district falls under the influence of Blue Bloods.

Chant, the
Whatever people are currently talking about; news, gossip, etc.

Churchgoer
Supporter of the Bishop of Canterbury.

Clubs, the
The Billy Clubs.

Cutter
A shrewd or savvy individual able to care for themselves.

D
Daemon.

Dakka
Amount of shots fired in a burst. Automatic firearms.

Dark, the
The secret; the unknown.

Foible
Mystic. Partially refers to their susceptibility to the Rancor Disease but also sounds similar to ‘fable’.

Foul
Hellspring. Has a clear racist tone.

Garnish
A bribe.

Give (smn) the Laugh
Escape from someone; both literally and from their influence.

Good Work
Unpaid jobs.

Greyface
Kultist of Requiem.

Gypsie
Newblood. Particularly those from Ukrainia. Also refers to Ukrainian migrants in general.

Haight
A paranoid person, especially violent conspiracy theorists. Used as a tribute to the current Pope.

Hater
Hate pills (drug).

Hulk
Hate pills (drug).

In Boxes and Pieces
Dead, particularly after a violent death.

Jack
Murderer. Particularly serial killers.

Jark
A fake or forgery.

Jink
Money.

John
Customer of a prostitute.

K
Kultist.

Kajink
Spirit coins. Comes from ‘K’ and ‘jink’. Also because Kultists pay well for them, the pronunciation imitates a cash register.

Kip
A place to sleep for the night (before moving on).

Kludge
Piece of technology.

Knight
A fool who intrudes on others’ business.

Kraut
A German person.

Lads, the
The Longtime Lads.

Lords, the
The Borough Lords

Mage
Any user of overt occult powers.

MaschineBreed
Hellspring of Torment.

Melter
Fracture (drug).

Minder
Bodyguard.

Nice Book
Tome of Praenomen.

Nick
To arrest.

No Name
A gangster without an acknowledged gang. Often implies that they are out to make a name for themselves.

Nurse
Prostitute (woman). Also used as a verb for paid sexual services.

Other Book, the
The New Bible.

Other Side, the
The spirit dimension.

Peel (smn)
Swindling or conning someone.

Pike it
An everyday rude phrase, the exact meaning of which varies.

Pray to the Ninth Circle.
To use whatever means, no matter how immoral, to achieve a goal.

Rager
Hate pills (drug) and the people using them.

Rig
A plan.

Robohead
Kultist of Torment.

Root
Oneiroroot (drug). Sometimes also ‘sweet root’.

Rub the Bloodtower
Grovelling for a volatile person in hopes of their good will. Also used as an euphemism for handjobs and (male) masturbation when someone’s ‘bloodtower’ is rubbed.

Saint
Kultist of the Azure Hyaline. Used mostly sardonically.

Satanist
Kultist of Avarice.

Scrag
To arrest.

Scrub
A newcomer unfamiliar with the ways of London. Particularly if they find the truth unfair.

Shadow Nation
Greece, due to its thick overgrowth and bad communications.

Shambler
Zombie.

Shit on the Docks.
To have your shipped (illegal) wares confiscated.

Slap
Fracture (drug).

Slip
To smuggle (successfully).

Smoke, the
London.

Sod
An unfortunate person to be sympathised with.

Soldier
Male prostitute. Often in the form ‘soldier boy’.

Spanish Special
Disappearing without a trace. Can be ‘served’ to someone, making them disappear.

Square
Honest and reliable.

Storybook, the
The King’s Bible.

Tag
The name by which someone is known.

Templar
Kultist of the Spiritual Essence.

Town
(Central) London.

Trick
Customer of a prostitute, as called by members of the trade.

Twat
An idiot.

Ugly
Kultist of Pestilence.

What a Lovely Day.
A phrase often uttered while fighting for your dear life.

Whisperer
Kultist of the Box of Under.

Wolfman
Kultist of Carnivoria.

Zip
To leave for later. Often used in the imperative.

Slang

Shadow Nations: Gangs of New London VariSami