Every culture, city, community have various words that are not common. Burners have a few words that have grown over the year as well. Here is a guide to help you speak burner.
ARCTICA - Ice vendor located in Center Camp
BLM - Bureau of Land Management (enemies of fun)
BMORG - Burning Man Organization (fun haters)
BRC - Black Rock City
BURGIN - Burner / Virgin 1st time burner
BURNER - A particiapnt of Burning Man
CENTER CAMP - Heart of the city, coffee shop and ice vending.
CHIPS - A snack food made from thin sliced fried or baked potatoes (ignore the brits)
DARKTARD - Clueless dumbfucker standing, sitting, walking or riding the playa at night without lights
DEFAULT WORLD - Purgatory outside of Burning Man
DMV - Department of Mutant Vehicles (art cars)
DMZ - Deep playa Music Zone, area out by the 11:00 & K where all the BIGASS sound cars gather
DPW - Department of Public Works - Builders of BRC
DWCL - Daddy WARBUCKS Cigar Lounge
EA - Early Arrival, builders of the city. (see WAP)
ESPLANADE - Street adjacent to inner playa, LOTS of interactivity
ICE 9 - Ice sales at the 9:00 plaza
ICE CUBED - Ice sales at the 3:00 plaza
MOOP - Matter Out Of Place (trash)
PLAYA NAME - Nick name, or persona that burners will know you by (must be given to you by a Veteran burner)
P&P - Plug and Play camps, usually housing 1% er’s with an overdeveloped sense of entitlement (see Scum of the earth)
PORTO - porta pottie, toilet facilities spread throughout the city
SCUM of the EARTH - Plug and Play campers
SHIRT COCKER - Stupid drunk FRAT boys in button down shirts, and NO pants
SPARKLE PONY - New Burner with NO idea of Radical Self Reliance. Native habitat are P&P camps
TTITD - That Thing In The Desert
WAP - Work Access Pass, early entry to BRC so theme camps can set up
WOOK - Dirty hippie attendee with no food, water or shelter, looking to beg, steal or mooch off of others. Almost always stoned.
Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments so we can add it up.