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Re: Prison/jail

Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 10, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Prison/jail posted by Fred on March 10, 2004

: : : While there are many names for prison and jail here in the US and Britain, their reference origin is vague. Can anyone help out here or even add to the list?
: : in the joint
: : in the brig
: : in the calaboose
: : in the hoosekow (sp)
: : in the big house
: : up the river
: : in the slammer
: : put away

: : Any and all input would be appreciated.

: doing time

stir
pokie
in the tank
in the can
clink