40831 is used to describe the area that was san jose and salinas in the 80’s and before. the original area code for salinas was 408, shared by san jose, santa cruz and encomp-ssed areas. salinas got its own area code in the early to mid nineties. 831. the term is used by those in salinas who are old enough to remember when salinas was in the 408.
where you from? i’m from the 40831, yadadda?
- los mojados
in direct translation, “the wet ones” used to describe hispanic people who have crossed the border illegally through the river, thus being wet. not used often anymore los mojados te quitan tu trabajo (los mojados can take your job away)
(alternatively, “get frasted” or “getting frasted) the act of indulging in a frappe or frappachino coffee treat. often, good times follow after getting frasted. we were sooooooooo frasted.
- shoulder walling
when someone has had too much to drink and lean against the wall with their shoulder and begins to walk using the wall for support. tommy: dude, rocco had way to much beer last night. justin: i know. he was shoulder walling on the way to his room.
- shovel thumb
a type of human thumb characterized by its short, rectangular thumbnail and overall shovel-like properties. in the medical field it is also refered to as “clubbed thumb” “what happened to your head?!” “i cheated on my girlfriend, so she beat me with her shovel thumb.”
- fat person humor
the innate ability to tell extremely funny and often self demeaning jokes that many fat people have. dan: dude that guy is a whale. phil: yeah but he’s hilarious; he’s got fat person humor.