Mutant Year Zero
The following are some of the common words and terms found within the Ark.
Arker – n. A mutant citizen of the silo Ark.
audi – v. To hear
clink – n. A home brewed booze prepared from leftover yeast and whatever other plant material can be gotten a hold of.
clinked – n. To get drunk.
curio – n. curiosity. But her answers didn’t quench my curio none.
gong – n. Excrement. Often used as a fertilizer for the various food sources in the Ark.
gong farmer – n. Someone who digs out and removes excrement from the privies and latrines used in the Ark.
hack – v. vulgar. A typical curse, often used to indicate fornication.
howzit – interj. Arker’s greeting similar to “How are you?” or “How’s it going?”
kit – n. An amount of bullets.
lookit – interj. An Arker’s way to say “Look at that.” or “See here my fine fellow.”
Noooka – n. A beverage prepared from booze and psychedelic mushrooms. Gonna grab a nooka. Also someone who consumes a lot of this beverage. Lookit that nooka over there. Tik ya he’ll end up trying to fly off the top level and splatter himself all over the place.
rot – n. A disease or infliction that can
effect affect animals, plants and mutants.
scav – v. To scavenge or steal. She’s scavin’ what b’longs to the Boss man!
site – v. To understand, to make sense of.
slamhound – n. A mutated or modified animal, esp. a dog.
sivvy – v. To search. Why don’t you sivvy the zone?
spiker – n. A sharp weapon, such as a knife or shiv. Also v. to stab (esp. with a spiker). What he said next was a spiker thru my guts.
tik – v. A bet or wager. Also tikking v. to bet or wager
yibber – v. To talk, jabber, or gossip. Also n. a rumor. Shut up your yibberin’ an’ hack off!
zone – n. The area’s outside the Ark. Both explored and unexplored.