I asked three prison hardened cholos, and GOOD friends, what five random words OR phrases they thought I should know (they did not want their liken-ese's to appear in this article... obviously. Except for this guey.)

Comic Iggy Samaniego - NICO
Comic Iggy Samaniego - NICO
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Frequent and long-time listeners may have heard that I talk about my stand-up comedian buddy and mentor Iggy Samaniego, a lot. He's an ex-con and cholo, however, he and his friends have always been filled with wisdom and wise words for me.

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So, the last time we all got together I decided to ask Sharky, Devil, and Chino what five words, however random, they thought a guy like me, who loves cholos, should know.


WORD ONE: (Huariche)

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Photo by Jessica Lewis on Unsplash
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DEFINITION:
"Prison Slang for Coffee"
USED IN A SENTENCE:
'The hauriche you get when you're locked up is worse than actually being in prison, yo.'

Or

'I'd confess if they made me drink that pinche hauriche one more time, fool.'


WORD TWO: (Beak)

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Photo by LexScope on Unsplash
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DEFINITION:
"Mouth" or "oral opening"
USED IN A SENTENCE:
"Hey, f***** next time I pass you my tallboy you better not put your beak on it." (ACTUAL IGGY QUOTE)


WORD THREE: (Que Show)

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Photo by Noah on Unsplash
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DEFINITION:
"What's Up"
USED IN A SENTENCE:
'Hey everyone, sorry I'm late, boss had me do overtime at the license plate factory, QUE SHOW?'


WORD FOUR: (Dale Shine)

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Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash
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DEFINITION:
"Go For It"
USED IN A SENTENCE:
'I'm proud of you and I know you're going to get this job homie just Dale Shine.'


WORD FIVE: (A Huevo)

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Photo by Moses Vega on Unsplash
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DEFINITION:
"Hold My Beer"
USED IN A SENTENCE:
Chino: 'Hey bro, homeboy over there scuffed my shoes.'

Devil: 'A Huevo'

If you're a cholo and you've read this far let me know if I missed any words that I should know about, message me at my email here.

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