Bleeding Edge Alpha Guide to Characters, Places & More
252 - H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. As of August 2010, the company had nearly two hundred individual stores in the United States. It opened its first U.S. store in New York City, on Fifth Avenue (at 51st Street) in March 2000.
94, as Arnold Palmer;
10 – "a computer-security firm downtown"; A hash slinger is a cook or food server in a cheap restaurant, especially one who is discourteous or inattentive to customers; 36, 41; 116, "tight as it gets with the U.S. security apparatus"; fake toilet at, 142; "hashslingrz is history" 143;
81 - Hawala (Arabic: "transfer"), also known as hundi, is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers, which are primarily located in the Middle East, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. It is basically a parallel or alternative remittance system that exists or operates outside of, or parallel to traditional banking or financial channels.
91 - (Military) a noncommissioned officer in the Indian army, equivalent in rank to sergeant
Heckler & Koch UMP45
55, bartender at Old Sod
83 Hefty Smurf (original French name Schtroumpf Costaud) is one of the main characters of the Smurfs comic books and the Smurfs cartoon show, who has appeared on the show throughout its entire run. He is considered the strongest and bravest Smurf of them all who's willing to use his strength to help out his fellow Smurfs. He is easily identified by the heart-with-arrow tattoo on his right upper arm. He spends his mornings exercising, and his house is full of work-out equipment. Hefty is also the most athletic of the Smurfs, able to climb up tall trees and bring down whatever is up there without much effort.
12 – friend of Maxine's; 16;
"Help Me Rhonda"
7 - 1965 Beach Boys hit written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love.
21, "Purple Haze"
Her Psychopathic Fiancé
149 - Movie Maxine imagines telling Rocking she's masturbating to
24, kosher logos - a Rabbinical Product certification, qualifying items (usually foods) that conform to the requirements of Halakha (Jewish law).
74 In computing, a hex dump is a hexadecimal view (on screen or paper) of computer data, from RAM or from a file or storage device. Looking at a hex dump of data is commonly done as a part of debugging, or of reverse engineering.
and 4711 cologne, 234; 434
Hochdeutsch and Ashkanazi
26, intra-Jewish distinctions
101 - In 1947, during the McCarthy Communist witchhunt, the following ten people were cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted after refusing to answer HUAC questions about their alleged involvement with the Communist Party:
- Alvah Bessie, screenwriter
- Herbert Biberman, screenwriter and director
- Lester Cole, screenwriter
- Edward Dmytryk, director
- Ring Lardner Jr., screenwriter
- John Howard Lawson, screenwriter
- Albert Maltz, screenwriter
- Samuel Ornitz, screenwriter
- Adrian Scott, producer and screenwriter
- Dalton Trumbo, screenwriter
42, dummy company set up by hashslingrz; VC in Soho dba Sreetlight People, 61; demise, 154;