Hare/Hariette. The leader/planner of the days trail. They run ahead of the hounds and lay the trail marks which leads the hash to their destination. Only they know where were going!
Hounds. The rest of the group who lay chase of the hares!
R.A. ("Religious Advisor"). "Master of Ceremonies"
Leads Circle, leads the singing of hash songs, and keeps track of time to keep things moving.
Circle. Gathering of all hashers, either to start/end the hash, listen to announcements, play games, or sing songs
Chalk Talk and Opening Circle. Introduction of hares, RA, and Hounds, explanation of all marks that will be seen on trail, and explanation of rules and regulations.
"On-On!". "We're moving", "This way!", "Let's get going.", General greeting amongst hashers
"R U?". When searching for trail marks, generally yelled across distance to communicate "Are you on trail?". Also used as a general greeting amongst hashers, responded with "On-On"
Sherpa. Driver/Transporter of beverages, snacks, and of anyone that may need a ride for any reason.
Majority of hash stops are outdoors, and the sherpa is a critical role to making sure the hash gets their needs met!
"Hash Hush!". Shut up and listen
Shiggy/Shig. Nature, such as wooded areas, talls grass, and the occasional water.
Down-Down. To finish your beverage entirely.
Kennel. The local Hash group of an area. Some larger areas have multiple.
Digression. A complaint about another hasher made at closing circle for doing an action that is unhasher like, made mostly in jest. Serious Complaints are made to Council.
Council. Kennel Management: Captain (General Manager), RA's, Habadashery (manages products, ex. stickers, koozies, etc.), Minister of Loot (accountant), and Web Hare (updates events and websites)
FRB/FBI/DFL. Front running bastard and first bitch in. The first male and female to reach the end of the hash, they are not praised because they decided to race.
Dead fucking last, they know how to hash, they decided to enjoy the hash as long as possible, worth praise.
Virgin/NFN. Virgin is someone who never hashed before, and a No Fucking name is someone who has hashed before but has yet to earn their hash name, and still goes by their nerd (Muggle) name.
Rego. To register for a hash event
"Did you rego for Red Dress Run?"
"Car/Bike/Runner up/back!". Yelled at a distance to warn runners of oncoming vehicle/bike/foot traffic
"Drinking Practice. A get together with no running, to hang out as friends........ and drink
Bones. A beaded necklace, or head band, with your hash name on it