Alex's gang were droogs or droogies - friends. Alex had a swordstick as his favourite weapon..and Dim is about to feel it in the scene on the right.The language is all derived from Russian, suggesting Anthony Burgess's view of who will win the cold war and what life would be like in future.The gang fuelled up on a cocktail of milk and drugs. The bar they frequent sells Moloko plus...And they could spot a horrorshow devotchka - beautiful young girl, from miles off.