by Angel Ferrer 4 min read
Whatever affectionate term you may have given your smoking apparatus, there are many unique, fun, and descriptive words used to say “bong”. This article explores a few of the terms that others use to refer to their smoking pieces. So, sit back, take a hit, and learn about these bong names from around the world!
Whether you plan on traveling someday, are new to smoking terms, or just want to educate yourself on different ways in which bongs are referred to, this guide is full of interesting information to help you on your quest. We’ll even cover some quirky names of affection that some smokers have given to their very own personal devices.
One thing is certain, the smoking and cannabis community is a fascinating one, full of remarkable users with creative minds. Taking a closer look at the history behind these names is a fun and interesting journey that we’re happy to take you on.
What terms have you heard for bongs? No matter where you smoke or how you like to consume, read on to get the scoop on bong names from all over the globe…
Depending on where you live, or what type of bong you have, you may have heard some of these names when referring to certain types of bongs or devices, while others yet are less well-known and have an interesting history behind them.
As you read through these think about which is your favorite…
Beyond these names, smokers often come up with hilarious names for their personal devices. The list below is just a sample of fun names.
The puns and jokes are strong in the stoner community. People love to name their own pieces, and they love to have fun with the process.
Here are a few examples of creative bong naming:
As you can see, the community is very creative! A fun activity is to come up with a list of your own! Before you know it, you and your buddies may be rolling…on the floor, that is!
Not every name is humorous, however. You can name your bong Stanley, or you can give it a meaningful name.
The names given to bongs in different countries reflect history, tradition, and usage. Names given to personal devices reflect tastes, humor, and developing attachment. Our pieces are special to us, and what better way to form a bond than to name your favorite pieces?
Whether you are looking at Jamaica, India, or the good ol’ United States, there are many different ways to refer to bongs. Each name reflects a different part of the smoking culture.
Whether a regional term, a name from a tradition, or a personal term for your favorite device, bong names are a reflection of those who name them and use them. It is easy to appreciate the humor and the calm manner of those who enjoy smoking from them.
Understanding the history of bongs helps you enjoy them more, also. Each name comes from a development of smoking culture and apparatuses across differing geographies and cultures. How many unique names can you find?
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