Another word for official. Used quite often in fan fiction to differentiate between the official storyline in which the fan fiction is based on.
"This fan fiction story is actually pretty close to being canon written by the original author."
Slang that means "Give me a break." Or anything similar in meaning.
"I got laid last night!"
Abbreviation for "In Real Life." Often used in internet chat rooms to let people you are talking about something in the real world and not in the internet world. Also can be used to differentiate between an actor/actress and the character they play.
"I totally hate that guy IRL!" (Internet)
"I fucked that whore IRL!" (Internet)
"He/she does not live in New York IRL." (Actor/Actress)
A bottle containing 40 fluid ounces of malt liquor beer. The beer is of low quality and fairly cheap to buy. A bottle can run you usually between 2 and three dollars depending on brand. 40's are popular in a variety of areas and are drunken by many types of people. Gangstas will drink 40's and will sometimes pour out a little of the beer onto the ground for their dead homies. Teenagers also like to drink 40's because it is a fast way to get drunk and all the beer is in one bottle opposed to drinking several smaller 12 ounce bottles and/or cans. Some brands of beer produced in the 40 ounce variety are Clot 45, Olde English, Mickey's, and King Cobra.
"Pass me that 40 motherfucka!"
"I'm gonna pick up some 40's for tonight."
Slang word for thing. Also used to replace the proper word for any object.
"Hit that thang!"
"Give me that thang!"
"Where is that thang at?"
"You better find that thang soon."
Abbreviation for down low
Meaning to keep quite on something.
"Keep this shit on the DL homie."
Compton, California. Many people will sometimes refer to Compton as "The CPT." It is an abbreviation for Compton and has been mentioned by rappers in various songs.
"I found some fine ass hoes in the CPT today!"
"We're gonna cruise the CPT in my 64!"
"Time to gangbang in the CPT motherfucka!"