An L.A. county police sergeant, if you're drunk enough and Australian enough.
"What do you think you're looking at, sugar tits?"--Mel Gibson
Southern Italian slang for mistress. Literally, godmother (comare).
John Gotti inherited his goumada from Aniello Delacroce.
Sovereign Wealth Funds, governmental or quasi-governmental investment funds such as Singapore's TEMASEK or Abu Dhabi's ADIA.
First few times I saw the acronym, I was definitely confused: who were all these single white females giving billions to brain-damaged US banks? And, more importantly, what were their phone numbers? Damn was I disappointed when I figured it out . . .
Abu Dhabi's SWF just put up another billion of C convertible preferred.
The five Mafia
families of New York City, both in reality and in The Godfather.
The (real) five families are Bonanno, Colombo, Gambino, Genovese and Lucchese.
The heads of the Five Families met at Apalachin.
The Ocean-Hill/Brownsville Combination, Brooklyn gangsters in the 1930s and 1940s.
Specializing in labor racketeering and murder for hire, this bi-ethnic Jewish/Italian gang had some of the greatest nicknames in the annals of crime:
Tick Tock Tannenbaum
Kid Twist Reles
The Mad Hatter Anastasia
If Murder Inc.were alive today, Messrs. Rule and Cent would be swimming in Loch Sheldrake chained to a slot machine.
In kids' games, no do-overs. If called right after choosing sides, selecting who's it, who goes first or the like, it prevents the other side from trying to redo.
Confined to New York, maybe even just Brooklyn and Staten Island.
. . . and you are not it. Tony, you're it. NO PENNY TAX. (Tony is it. Period.)
Forty-second street in NYC, back in the day before it was all Disnified. Whores, drugs and crime, which is way better than tourists, the Lion King and theme restaurants.
Yo, let's go to forty deuce and score some angel dust.