When old women decide everythingPosted: May 2, 2014
Today’s slang is БАБКИ (read like *БАПКИ) which means “money”, “dough”, etc. It is plural.
Мне бабки нужны, хотя бы тыщу! – I need dough, at least a thousand.
Sounds and looks the same as “бабки” – “old women”, “grandmothers”, therefore it is a subject of numerous jokes.
One more form is БАБЛО (*БАБЛО) – neuter singular:
Где моё бабло? – Where is my dough?
However, slang words with suffix ЛО are quite strong and stand out in speech more.
A little word play (the last word is ВСЁ – we don’t always put dots above Ё):