Rumor; Word going around.
Literally: Rumor on Yard.
Origin: Prison lingo. As in "The word going around is..." or "Rumor has it..."
The ROY is she's in love with Billy.
The ROY is, buy stock now, that company's being bought.
Literal: (prison reference) ROY is, she's doing special favors to get outta here sooner!
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