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|Parzival||12 Feb 2016 5:14 p.m. PST|
I suspect some of the teens I work with use a form of this. I'll hear one say a completely innocuous word, and the others will fall over snorting with laughter.
|Winston Smith ||12 Feb 2016 7:01 p.m. PST|
|Zargon ||13 Feb 2016 3:31 a.m. PST|
Teens have been destroying language since it was outlawed to beat them;)
| etotheipi ||13 Feb 2016 5:29 a.m. PST|
Jes tell them there cats I'm hep to their jive.
|nazrat||13 Feb 2016 9:30 a.m. PST|
Fascinating. Thanks for the link, Parzival!
|Last Hussar||20 Feb 2016 4:51 p.m. PST|
Was doing some research before Christmas for slang for 'police' – I have a character from Manchester, so wanted her to use a proper Manchester word, and check where the various slang I knew was from. (Dibble, if you are wondering, after Officer Dibble in Top Cat)
So I knew various, Dibble, Busies (Liverpool), Old Bill, Filth, Fuzz etc. Among 2 notables was one (which I now can't find to check the actual word) which is specific to one area of one city, and is simply the street name the police station is on – So if it was on 'Grantham Road' they are known as 'Granthams' – it is incredibly area specific.
The other I liked was the Eccy. Because when you look in your rear view mirror you see ECILOP, which gets shortened.