Boss Man. Boss is an acronym spelled backwards. Sorry Son Of a B*tch. In prison the inmates call the correctional officers Boss Man. This is in no way a sign of respect but of disresepect. They are calling them a Sorry Son Of a B*tch. This is exactly why Rick Ross calls himself the Boss. He was so used to inmates calling him this term he stuck with it long after his correctional officer days.
Inmate To Guard: "Hey Boss Man"
Guard To Inmate: "I'm Rick Ross, I Am The Boss"
Inmate To Guard: "What A Dumb A**"