Inside out dictionary

You want to understand the language of prison?

We have collected some vocabularies for a better understanding. As the terms and phrases in question come from the social environmet Harold has experienced, other prisons may have different terms for the same object.

So please help us completing our inside out prison dictionary by submitting your treasury of words, and don’t forget to tell us where you heard or used it. Thank you so much!

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CellyCell mateFergusson Unit
MajorFergusson Unit
RunCellblock hallwayFergusson Unit
TurnkeyOfficer in charge of the keys of the hallwayFergusson Unit
WoodFergusson Unit