Your modus operandi
Is really all right, out of sight

from Isaac Hayes – Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic Lyrics on Rap Genius


The Latin phrase “modus operandi,” or “method of operation” is used to describe the way someone does things. This is commonly shown on TV crime series for the usage of criminal profiling in those shows, in which how and what a killer does is essential.

When the song is interpreted as a song about heroin addiction the method of operation could refer to the way a person shoots the heroin from the needle

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