212 ma nigga, stay red up
-New York City Area Code
-The number of degrees fahrenheit it takes to boil water.
If Eminem was from NYC, it'd be "Now everybody from the 212, put ya muthafuckin hands up and do what I do!!"
Used to call someone to privately speak with them.
(Made famous by Jim Jones "Emotionless" intro.)
Yo lemme 212 with you real quick.
a street term, usually used by Jim Jones, meaning to go & speak with someone in the streets about certain things going on in the community.
"yo, I'm bout to go 2-12 wit' them boys real quick, hold up"
An adjective to describe a situation, location, and/or person that possesses an inherently chill nature, as well as a force field that guards against drama, anxiety, and all that is uncool.
Antonym: "The Hills"
"Will Lindsey Lohan be there?"
"Um, eff no. This party is 212 only."
"Single male seeking 212 female who is DTF
212 was the original area code established for Manhattan in 1947. The 212s is a now dated term of condescension and gentile WASP anti-Jewish bigotry used to discreetly refer to and mock affluent New York City Jews such WASPs encountered in business, politics and some social situations.
I suppose the election of Micheal Bloomberg as mayor of New York City shows that the 212s still pretty much run things there, doesn't it, my dear.