This is a list of terms that have been compiled over the years. They may be of some use to you as you navigate the site:

  • Shitty Deal - When a top "pulls out" of a bottom only to find shit on his penis. ("Billy gave Tom a shitty deal").
  • Boo Boo Kitty - Someone that gives a "Shitty Deal"
  • Cooked - When someone is mad. Also, when a girl thinks she is the sh*t, but she's not ("She thinks she's cooked in peanut oil")
  • Popped - When someone is surprised, and speechless. ("Shantelle was popped when she won the award").
  • Brother's Club - A Gay bar that had a predominately white clientelle, but in recent years now have a predominately black (and the white owner is not pleased).
  • Nairobi - Refers to the condition of a facility in a establishment frequented by black clientelle, but owned by a white person. This place usually have broken toilets covered with plastic or serves poor quality goods. For example, a grocery store in a predominately black portion of St. Louis is known as "Nairobi Nationals".
  • Rotted -  Something that looks awful. ("Did she think she'd win the contest with that rotted chinese wigshop gown?")
  • Kabooberated - Synonym to rotted. ("That wig was kabooberated")
  • Piece - Penis. ("He has a nice piece.")
  • Lunch or Lunch basket - Refers to the box area in someone's pants. A "lite" lunch basket is something favorable.
  • Shortcomings - Person with a small penis.
  • Camp Snoopy - Jail
  • Vacation - When someone says a person is on "vacation" it means that he's in jail.
  • Little Debbies - In drag competition, shoes with less that 3" heel are known as little debbies. Certain contests deduct points for a low heel.
  • Micro Debbies -  Shoes with less than 1" heel.
  • Kicks - a pair of ladies' boots.
  • Paint - Makeup.
  • Brick - refers to a ugly drag queen's (known a rock) face. ("Go paint your brick over there")
  • Disco - To dance, doing drag queen moves such as high kicks, splits, etc.
  • Kick and scratch - same as disco.
  • Baby - happens after you eat too much and you have to shit. (After leaving the restaurant, Michelle says "I feel this baby in me.")
  • Deliver a child - To go to the bathroom and shit.
  • Partial abortion - To shit, but have the feeling after you finish that you need to shit again. ("I think I had a partial abortion because I feel part of this baby in me.")
  • Tossing Salad - Sticking your tongue up someone's rectum. ("I would toss your salad, but your lettuce ain't fresh.")
  • ...By Injection - Term that says that you are a member of another race because you've been f*cked by a member of that race. ("Mary (who is white) says that she is black by injection").
  • The 20. Refers to the group of 20 or so white men that like black men in St. Louis. This is negative comment, since these men go from guy to guy having one night stands but dating few, because they have so many to choose from.
  • Rigatoni - a pagaent that is fixed for one contestant to win.
  • The Worst - This pretty much says it all. ("She is the worst").
  • Root - This term orginally meant to attempt to rig a pageant, but now means to 'cause havoc with something'. For example, when someone says "That food worked a root on my system", it means the whatever that person ate is creating havoc on his digestive system.
  • Silicone Monster - A drag queen or transy that has so much silicone in her body, she looks like a Mongoloid when she's not painted.
  • 'Cone Sister' - refer to someone else that has Silicone in their body when they have in their body as well.
  • Late - an old term that refers to someone that is tired.
  • "Don't get new with me" - means don't act like you are naive. Or it could mean someone that's acting out of character.
  • Strong - Bold ("She is too strong!!")
  • Busted - referring to someone that is way out of shape. ("His shape is busted")
  • 24/7 Girl - A man who lives a woman normally doesn't have any body work done. ("Miss Lolly is one of the 24/7 girls").
  • Full Bloom - A drag queen that goes out in broad daylight, mostly to shop. "We saw Harry in full bloom yesterday at the grocery store."
  • Gutbucket - something, someone or a situation that is very 'ghetto'. "Those shoes are gutbucket."
  • "Aretha-deep" - reaching down deep for something soulful/ghetto. When asked how Michelle does the trill for the 'R' when speaking Spanish, she replies, "I have to go Aretha-deep for that gutbucket R." (Which basically means she grunts the R).
  • "You shitted" - means that you did or said something fantastic.
  • The Hawk - Midwestern term for the cold, cutting wind during the winter. "As soon as I stepped outside, I was bit by the Hawk." If you haven't been in the Midwest (especially up north) in the winter, you won't know how accurate this phrase is.
  • KiKi - to socialize, sometimes very descreetly (when you're doing something nasty). Jason decided to kiki in the bar's "Dark room".
  • Tip - to walk some where, to socialize. "I'm going to tip around this bar and scope some trade."
  • To Get Got - Term that basically means to get caught off guard by a comment or action, ending with the person being 'got' laughing. "I got myself with that comment." also, depending on the context, means embarrassing yourself. (Keisha thought she going to slay with her Q & A answer that she prewrote, but she got herself when she forgot the words.)
  • Twirl - to dance or to fight, depending on the context of the sentence.
  • Grey Mug - When a black queen wears a foundation that's too light for her complexion. "That queen is known for her grey mug."
  • Jaded - bitter about something or someone. ("Jade is not your color")
  • Boogina - Combination of booty + vagina. When a gay man compares his ass to parts of the female anatomy.
  • Bussy - Combination of booty + pussy. Same as boogina.
  • Wrecked - Can mean embarassed or shocked ("Lindsey was probably wrecked when she didn't make top ten at Miss Teen World two years ago") or when you private parts are stretched out beyond repair ("Your p*ssy is wrecked").
  • 'Put through' - When you are stressed out about something. "I was put through helping Krista dress for Miss Springfield."
  • Drama - Can mean something that is emotionally stressful or causes stress ("Everytime she comes over she brings some type of drama with her.") or something that looks wrong or inappropriate ("Miss thing wore some fabric drama for her evening gown at that contest last week.")
  • Debbie (as proper name) - Same as calling someone Miss Thing. "You're a fucking liar, Debbie!!"
  • Scheme - a plan to get something accomplished in a hurry. "I have to get this scheme together to buy this new car before my old car breaks down."
  • Trickery - covers a variety of money-making 'schemes' (which are usually illegal) to obtain something. This includes bad check writing, shoplifting, prostitution (yep, they do that too), etc. "Some of these girls will be resorting to trickery to get these gowns for this contest."
  • Scribbling - the act of bad check writing. "Miss Thing spent a little time a Camp Snoopy for scribbling."
  • Booger: a horrible or ugly drag queen.
  • Boogerwolf: refer to booger
  • Dragon: refer to booger
  • Wolfmonkey or Wolf: refer to booger
  • Booger Bus - term for all girls not making top ten at a national contest to leave the stage. "There were a lot of big name girls sent back home on the booger bus this year at Miss America."
  • "Good Ship Lollipop" - Refer to Booger Bus. ("The Good Ship Lollipop sailed away carrying Porche last year.")
  • 'Big Name Girls' - Female impersonators that have national notoriety or who are well known within a particular pagaent system.
  • Rude - Someone whose appearance is rotted.
  • Rudimentary - Same as rude.
  • Peek-a-boo entry - refers to an album that appears on a music chart, then falls off it after a week or two. (Prince's Crystal Ball release on the Billboard 200 is a peek-a-boo entry, since it debuted at 141.)
  • Read - To insult or set someone straight about something or an issue.
  • N.O.M.S. - Acronym for "Not On My Shift" and is used when "reading" someone. Means "Don't mess with me."
  • Roll Your Trade: to steal money, jewelry, appliances, electronics, etc. from a person you've just slept with. This happens by stealth (taking a watch while your trick isn't looking), while your trick has passed out (taking the TV or stereo and leaving while the trick was passed out from drinking too much--don't laugh, it's happened), or outright robbery (like the stories I read about these old men getting beat up by tricks they pick up for certain "transactions"; guess I'll have to define that too).
  • Buy-sexual Someone who dates others just for the money and/or housing.
  • Stingy Bun: a small tiny bun that's created when the hair isn't pulled back correctly or you don't have enough hair to but it in a bun in the first place!
  • To Tea: To gossip with someone.
  • Sporting: To wear.
  • "Robin Smith": describing a bun hairstyle. This is in reference to a St. Louis TV newscaster. (Debra is sporting a "Robin Smith" today.
  • Jody: A style of wig named after Jody Watley. ("She needs to restyle that Jody she's always wearing")
  • Boosting: various forms of stealing... from credit card fraud, bad checks, shoplifting...
  • Roll a gown: shoplifting a beaded gown.
  • Shank: o cheat or be cheated out of something. ("When I bought a Freezer Queen two piece dinner, I got shanked when I found the two pieces were a wing that was cut into two.")
  • Gooked: See shanked
  • "Boy Hair Showing": refers to a drag queen whose natural hair is hanging out or showing from the wig they are wearing.
  • Cracked: embarrassed (short for face cracked). ("I sure some people were cracked when I predicted who would win Florida FI after they claimed I didn't know what I was talking about.")
  • Pooch: to brag or show off in front of others. Also includes facial expressions and body language, like modeling around, to emphasize the bragging. ("Carol pooched on Donna after she stole her man.")
  • Face Cracking: an event that occurs at several portions of a drag contest. The most important face cracking occurs as contestants are called for finals after prelims. ("Tina got her face cracked when she pooched about winning the contest and didn't even make finals.") Other face crackings occur as the winner is called or during question and answer ("Mary got cracked when they asked her a question that she lied about on her application").
  • Beaucoup: an adjective added to words to emphasis "much" or "a lot"... comes from the French word and is pronounced "boo-coo"... ("That gown is beaucoup inches short")
  • On Fire: something that looks bad; tore up. ("That wig is on fire.")
  • Kitchen: refers to the hairline at the back of the head. ("That girl's kitchen is on fire")
  • Boy-esque: Possessing a boy-like quality. Derogatory in female impersonation circles. ("She has a boy-esque shape." or "I'm tired of her boy-esque dancing".)
  • No Tea: no problem
  • Teabits: gossip ("When you're done telling that story, I got a few teabits for you.")
  • Dirt: gossip
  • Juice: gossip ("Now you've got to give me the juice on that contest").
  • Wiglet: Derogatory term describing someone's hair. ("Child, look at that girl's wiglet").
  • Implanty: girls with big breasts ("Baby, she's implanty!")
  • Inverted: man with a small penis ("No inverted boys for me thank you.")
  • Molly or Mollie: Sh*t
  • "Molly Says Hello": means "I had a good sh*t"
  • Club: Penis
  • Mollie on Club: Refer to "Boo Boo Kitty"
  • Gerkin: penis that is 3 or less inches
  • Handicap: refer to gerkin ("I heard that he's handicapped.")
  • Fierce: See "You Shitted"
  • "Good and Together": To read someone fiercely and put them in their place. Can be used in a sentence ("Tammy got Tina good and together last night.") or as an exclamation after hearing someone read ("Good and together.")
  • tea tea: refer to tea
  • tea la la: refer to tea
  • "You don't mind": an exclamation made after something fierce is said or done.
  • "In that order": an exclamation made to emphasize the importance of something that was said or done. ("You don't mind, 'cause I don't mind, in that order.")
  • Breep: a greeting, or friendly name you give to others in a conversation, similar to saying B*tch which is censored out by a beep. ("What's up breep?")
  • "You made that up": means either you are lying or you must be kidding. Usually said very coldly. ("A 60-yr old man asked me to dance last night and I replied "You made that up.")
  • To Have: to have sex. My friend stood me up for the movies because he was having at his house.
  • To be used: See cracked ("When Danny posted that picture or Osama and George Bush having, I was used.")
  • Usery: something that is seen or heard that causes someone to be used.
  • Prescription: Can mean either illegal drugs ("Some boys don't go out without their prescriptions.") or something that will cause drama later. ("Going out with your best friends ex is just a prescription.")
  • Duncan Hines: refers to a guy with a big ass. ("Look at those duncan hines")
  • Ca-dunk Ca-dunk: see "Duncan Hines" ("You might have cake but I got ca-dunk ca-dunk, goddamn!"). Please use Chelle or Cynthia (hee hee) as a reference.
  • Hot p*ssy: fast young girls
  • Yam: refer to "duncan hines" ("How did you get all that yam in those jeans?")
  • Burelle's: detective work (in getting tea or gossip)
  • Angie Work: detective work (in getting tea); named after the detective Angela Landsbury.
  • Molly's Christening: Going to sh*t
  • Baby Infant's arm: refer to gerkin
  • Biscuit Away: on the verge of being fat ("She's a biscuit away, I tell ya.")
  • Dusty: Skin that is ashy
  • Endust: refers to the recommendation that someone needs to put on some lotion. ("I walked into the club and I had to break out the endust.")
  • Drunkard: someone saying crazy things or speaking crazy ("Don't listen to that drunkard.")
  • "Shake and go": a cheap, unstyled wig. A sign of a booger or a girl with booger tendancies.
  • Plum: a term of friendship or affection ("What's up plum?")
  • To Let Someone Have it: To read someone; also an exclamation after hearing someone read ("You let him have it")
  • Nestle Crunch: texture and look of the skin of a drag queen with bad acne or razor bumps when they appliy makeup. You can also refer to this condition by singing the Nestle Crunch jingle. ("Chocolate is scrumptious when it crunches. That's why I love Nestle Crunch."). Coincidentally, when you sing this, you are "letting them have it."
  • Shake and Move: Describes the actions that you do when you go a bar filled with trolls. Shake the trolls and move quickly about the bar not settling in one spot. ("Chile I did the "shake and move" all night at the Ramrod.")
  • Bit by the bug: Someone that is HIV+
  • Have the package: Someone that is HIV+
  • Stunt Check: A bad check. ("Miriam Oliphant had to give a cashier's check to Broward county to pay for her election fees after she gave them a stunt check.")
  • No ma'am: Exclamation that shows disbelief, dismay, etc. (A response to seeing your overweight mom in a hip huggers: "No ma'am!")
  • No ma'amala champamela: see "No ma'am"
  • The Surgeon General Said: This phrase is used to emphasize extreme like or in most cases dislike to a particular person, place or thing. ("The Surgeon General said no ghetto proms.") It can also be used emphasize another phrase. ("The surgeon general said: No ma'am.")
  • Flat Face Fran: a b*tch with no silicone
  • Rude, Rotted, Ridiculous and Racially Motivated: see rotted (that's a lot words for a synonym!). ("That brick is rude, rotted, ridiculous and racially motivated--in that order.")
  • Jurassic Classic: an old drag queen or old troll.
  • Tuck: the act of hiding male organs to give the female illusion.
  • Ovary: Seen on a female impersonator that doesn't tuck correctly. Most commonly a "ball" is hanging out.
  • Eye of the tiger: Seen when the nipple of a female impersonator shows unintentionally during talent. You can refer to a person with this condition by singing the song by Survivor ("It's the Eye of The Tiger, it's the thrill of the fight; rising up to the challenge of our rivals...")
  • Swapping Phone Numbers: Secret code for the "69". This is used when you are still living at home with your nosy parents and they have a habit of listening to your phone conversations to find out your life's "tea". ("I met Harry at the club last night and we talked for a bit and then later we swapped phone numbers.")
  • Put some butter on it: Get over it; work through it.
  • I Live: You relate to what was said. Also means loving a certain action or thing.
  • Grill Tina: Someone with bad teeth ("Chile look at Grill Tina over there.")
  • Cause of it all: acknowledging/stating that the world revolves around someone
  • Very that way: Funny acting. ("He's very that way.")
  • Mamma Hot Pants: A bitch that cannot keep her legs closed (Armando--did he get deported yet?)
  • Immaculent: Fantastic; Wow; DAMN!
  • Jackie Chan: masturbation
  • Getting hair and nails done: Code word for having a little fun at your local bathhouse.
  • The gout: Someone getting on your nerves or someone turning you on. ("You're giving me the gout.")
  • Gingerly: lovely; with care.
  • You peed: Refer to "You shitted"
  • Janke: Tired
  • Push it through: to prevail or get something accomplished.
  • Dramamine: refer to "Drama"
  • Foul: someone who is wrong
  • The girl's disease: HIV/AIDS
  • like butter: Smooth
  • Tude: Attitude ("What's with this tude?")
  • Boom then poof: Be gone ("You still here? Boom then poof!")
  • Audition for star trek: Crackhead
  • Party Pack: Someone that is "passed" around, a whore. (She don't know, but he's the party pak.)
  • Sniff sniff sisters: "girls" that do cocaine together
  • The Hottest Commodity: The sh*t (She thinks she is the hottest commodity.)
  • Did you get the memo: Didn't someone tell you? Refers to thinking a person should have had the common sense to realize something they did, say, or wear is not cool or is ridiculous.
  • Did you do the math: Refer to "Did you get the memo"
  • Cute for you: A nice way to say an outfit is ugly or an action they have done is stupid. ("That dress is cute for you.")
  • Teena Marie Family: white kids that think they're black
  • Tooty: high on crack or other drugs. Usually affects their behavior in a negative way.
  • Sketchy: Refer to "Tooty"
  • Tell it to Oprah: Whatever; who cares
  • Good Luck: Refers to hoping someone else likes something that you are doing or wearing, because you don't. (Person A: "Do you like my hair." Person B: "Girl, good luck.")
  • "The White Lady": The automated phone message you get when your phone is disconnected. ("I called your house but the white lady answered. She wouldn't let me leave a message though.")
  • Horribles: Refers to a group of awful, untalented entertainers or in some cases a group to people. ("I don't want to go to that show on Saturday to see those horribles.")
  • Staypuff Marshmallow Man: an obese man
  • Abortion Pill: Tagamet or Pepcid AC tablet. Used to keep from "delivering a baby". ("I usually keep an abortion pill in my car to keep from delivering at work.")
  • Boi Brick: A horrible or out of shape male entertainer
  • Boi Booger: see Boi Brick.
  • Chatty Cathy: Someone is being very talkative or friendly; most times used when uncharacteristicly so. ("You know a few drinks in Terrance's system and he becomes Chatty Cathy")
  • Cahoots: The state of laughing uncontrollably, having someone in 'stitches'. ("Listening to 'Summertime' by Wing always has me in cahoots.")
  • Michaelism: Something crazy that staff member Michael would do or say, and is eventually talked about, repeated or emulated by others.
  • Debbiesphere: The world of the H.O.D. (another Michaelism--forgot about that one eh Chelle?). ("We can just let everyone into our Debbiesphere. So are just unrecoverably tired and janke.")
  • Downhill Divas: Fading female musical stars. (Michaelism)
  • Felonia: Nickname giving to queen who committed a felony. (Yep, yet another Michaelism). ("I need to start that thread in dedication to our old roommate, Felonia")
  • Midnight Moves: Moving out of your apartment late at night so the landlord won't know you're gone. ("Chelle found out that husband Felonia was having did a midnight move while she was in the pokey for INS violations.")
  • Krut: Looking for seedy trade in seedy places. ("I stopped taking Felonia to the bars because she always would start krutting five minutes after we get there, leaving me standing against the wall.")
  • Krut Piece: The trade you find at a krut spot. ("Felonia always finds rude krut pieces whenever she goes out.")
  • The Bewitching Hour: The hour before the bar closes and the kids start to become more aggressive. Choose up or lose up.
  • Good Evening: Phrase said in agreement of someone's elses comment or statement. ("Guy a: 'He may think he's cute now, but wait until you move out and leave him with no furniture or utensils. She'll be sitting-on-the-floor mess!' Guy B: 'Good Evening.' )
  • Good night: a) Refer to 'Good Evening', or b) used when you are 'over' someone. ("After I got tired of hearing Greg's rantings on some tired bullsh*t, I just walked away saying 'Good night!'")
  • Very that way: Funny acting towards others; frequently giving attitude towards others. ("She's very that way.")
  • To be over: Tired of someone because of their behavior or looks, or tired of an object or acting. ("I am over all this cold weather.")
Now that you know a few terms, let's practice!