What is crack slang for?

Slang. Crack, or (craic, Irish), Scottish, Northern English and Irish slang for ‘fun’, ‘joke’, ‘gossip’, or ‘mood’.

What does Charlie mean in drug terms?

Cocaine, a drug sometimes referred to by the street name “Charlie”

What does Yeyo mean?

Yeyo, a slang term for cocaine.

Why are they called drugs?

Etymology. In English, the noun “drug” is thought to originate from Old French “drogue”, possibly deriving from “droge (vate)” from Middle Dutch meaning “dry (barrels)”, referring to medicinal plants preserved as dry matter in barrels.

What does cracking mean in Ireland?

Craic (/kræk/ KRAK) or crack is a term for news, gossip, fun, entertainment, and enjoyable conversation, particularly prominent in Ireland. It is often used with the definite article – the craic – as in the expression “What’s the craic?” (meaning “How are you?” or “What’s happening?”).

What is the scientific word for crack?

Crack cocaine, commonly known simply as crack, and also known as rock, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.

Why is Charlie an insult?

Mister Charlie is a pejorative expression formerly used within the African-American community to refer to an imperious white man. Cassell’s Dictionary of Slang (2005) argues that in the 1920s, “Mister Charlie” meant “any white man,” but by the 1970s it had evolved to mean “the man in power.”

Is Charlie unisex?

Charlie is a traditionally masculine given name in English-speaking countries, often a nickname for Charles but is now used as a unisex name. For girls, Charlie acts either as a nickname for Charlotta, Charlotte or Charlene, or sometimes on its own.

Where did the term Yayo originate?

A slang term for cocaine, based on the Spanish word “llello”

What was the first drug to be made illegal?

In the United States, the first drug law was passed in San Francisco in 1875, banning the smoking of opium in opium dens.

What was the first drug?

1st millennium BC

Year of discovery Name of the drug
1st millennium BC Hyoscyamus niger
600 B.C. Glycerol, produced
300 B.C. Opium

What do they call trucks in Ireland?

Truck is used in American English, and is common in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa, while lorry is the equivalent in British English, and is the usual term in countries like Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore and India.