Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: A Glossary of Hardboiled Slang

‘If you’ve ever read a hardboiled detective story, you may have come across a sentence like, “I jammed the roscoe in his button and said, ‘Close your yap, bo, or I squirt metal.'” Something like this isn’t too hard to decipher. But what if you encounter, “The flim-flammer jumped in the flivver and faded.”?’

Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: A Glossary of Hardboiled Slang

‘If you’ve ever read a hardboiled detective story, you may have come across a sentence like, “I jammed the roscoe in his button and said, ‘Close your yap, bo, or I squirt metal.'” Something like this isn’t too hard to decipher. But what if you encounter, “The flim-flammer jumped in the flivver and faded.”?’

FEED: Wiring Baby’s Brain, by Erik Davis “Faced with new findings in neurobiology, not to mention signal saturation in the 3-to-the-grave market, mediatech producers are paying close attention to the cognitive demands of babies and toddlers.”

Mind Waves: An Interview with Francisco Varela by Erik Davis

FEED: Wiring Baby’s Brain, by Erik Davis “Faced with new findings in neurobiology, not to mention signal saturation in the 3-to-the-grave market, mediatech producers are paying close attention to the cognitive demands of babies and toddlers.”

Mind Waves: An Interview with Francisco Varela by Erik Davis