An Imperial FU ( An Imperial Fuck Up ) was used during World War I by soldiers of the outlying British Empire , . Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Union of South Africa , Kenya, Tanganyika , India, in reference to odd/conflicting orders from British authorities . Note that during World War I, the British Empire had an Imperial War Cabinet , and the troops from Australia were called the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), not to be confused with the AEF , the American Expeditionary Forces of WW I, or the Allied Expeditionary Force of WW II.
bulbie or "Smoking the Bulbie" (light bulb for smoking
bubble: one-bulbed pipe (5/29/08)
dick - glass meth smoking bulb (because it looks like a one balled penis)
post it - rolled up to be used as a snorting device (the adhesive keeps it rolled up)
oil burner, pizzle, pookie pipe (11/13/07)
pito, pizo, peezo (glass pipes - 11/1/07)
buffy the pipeslayer : methhead who breaks your pipes when borrowed (11/4/07 Seattle, WA)
Glassy, Geeker Stick (12/25/07)
Swakko, Swak, or Schwac (2/6/08 Hawaii)
Double Bubble - When you have mastered the art of blowing your own pipes with Torches and glass and you add an additional bulb. (5/29/08)
Rose - When you go to the convenience stores you can by a bubble, but it comes with a fake rose in it. You ask did you remember to buy the roses. (5/29/08)
Holy Grail - any pipe that lasts longer than a month (5/17/08 Bakersfield, CA)
Pickle - name of a pipe used to smoke meth (5/20/09 pacifi Northwest)
Pipa - mexican slang for glass dick/pipe
Some that I picked up from working in Canada and Large Urban facilities in the US.
LOL,Squared ->Little old Lady Lying on Linoleum – Elderly female found on floor by EMS.
CD-> Celestrial Discharge: Person who has died.
WBC-> Well Baby Check. Parents who bring baby/child in to ED after minor incident “Just to be checked out”
OBECALP-> For drug seekers – Give 20mg of Obecalp IM/IV stat: Placebo backwards (usually 5 mls of a saline flush IV to see if they “need something stronger” since they are allergic to EVERYTHING but Demerol. I have even had patients return to the ED and ASK for OBECALP “because it worked last time”
BOTTLED -> A Canadian classic. EMS has just brought in someone that has been BOTTLED (hit in the head with a bottle, most cases a beer bottle)
Z-PACK-> NOT WHAT YOU THINK. This case is a group/family from a particular State/Province that are on Medi-Care/Welfare and their health card starts with a “Z” and use the ED and EMS for minor health issues “We have a Z-Pac of 4 in Room 5” Translation we have 4 family members in room 5 that need / health care check by a doctor.
CHURCH SYNDROME -> Often goes along with LOLSquared, occurs most often with Little old Catholic Ladies, that get dizzy from standing and kneeing in church
MALL WALKER-> Most often a LOL, that takes her B/P on the drug store machine in the Mall after doing the “Mall Loop” and finds her B/P “Higher than normal” and her friends tell her to go to the ED for a
HC-> Health Check – similar to a WBC but an adult.