Regional Dialects

When I visited family in Singapore a year or so ago and decided to tour the local gyms, I discovered that the language of "generic bouldering encouragement" is not, in fact, universal. 

I felt so provincial with my pedestrian "COME ON!" shouts....


Climbing is a very slang-intensive culture. Some terms are technical in nature and should be learned and used by newcomers to the sport. Others... others are best picked up organically.