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legsdiamond
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Tue Oct-11-22 08:48 AM

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"Local slang"


          

Do you still have it?

Still use words you grew up with that have friends laughing or saying “huh, what you mean?”

Have you adapted to your surroundings?

I went to LA years ago and they were doing the hand dap snap thing and my boy was like “they looking at you funny cause you didn’t do snap”

no shit, I aint from here, don’t want to fake it and look even worse.

its one of the reasons I loved college. All these people coming together and trading saying and slang.

I’m from the Burgh so we have Pittsburghese.
yinz = yall
pop = soda
buggie = shopping cart
warsh rag = wash cloth
dahntahn = downtown
chumpy = that could mean anything you have. Your hat, coat, girlfriend etc.. my homie made that one up or stole it from a rap song. On the way to school he was like “yo, Imma start calling my hat my chumpy yo” like he was Ghostface talking about Clarks… lol. and we all started running with it.

Growing up I didnt say most of that stuff because my mom was like “don’t say that shit” but when I go home I crack up because it sounds so refreshing and normal to me.

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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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Local slang [View all] , legsdiamond, Tue Oct-11-22 08:48 AM
 
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that's funny re: chumpie
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I want to say it was the ERule video
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even the slap / fistbump used to be a bit split by region and race in LA
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      I used to hate it when somebody would slap down your bump
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           LOL
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One of the things I hate about the internet and social media is that
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this the one thing I couldnt stand about watching Flatbush Misdemeanors
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man.. thats weebay.. lol.
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      It's been a minute since I worked with kids in NY
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also makes it easier for white assholes to abuse sayings much quicker
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      yeah, this is my biggest beef too. they be getting too "familiar" with u...
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           Bill Burr: I blame the Black person at a white party for saying woke too...
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i had 2 close college friends in the early 90s from philly and they
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jawn, boul, drawlin', & decent all stay in rotation.
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I feel like younger people have their own language
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I can tell an OG Charlottean..
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House shoes = slides
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seems texting has added a new component
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