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Ashley Garside October 5, 2007 Ling 1000 Friday 4-450 Humn 180 Yo (noun). Means you. “Hey yo, what time do you leave for work?” From speaking with my friend after class on September 7, 2007. Yo is a clipping of you. Fo sho (adjective). An agreement to a statement made. “Are you going to be home soon?” “Fo sho!” From speaking with my roommate on September 28, 2007. Fo sho is a derivation from for sure. Grit (noun). Grit is another term for cigarette most commonly used on the east coast. “Can I get a grit?” From speaking with a friend on March 2007. Grit is a clipping of cigarette. Britney (noun). When a woman exposes herself while not wearing underwear. “I just saw Lo’s Britney” From The Hills, MTV on October 1, 2007. Britney is a loan word from using a celebrities name to describe the action. Crunk (verb). To get drunk, to party while drinking. “Lets all get crunk tonight!” From
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Unformatted text preview: speaking with my friends on October 3, 2007. Crunk is a derivation from drunk. Bunk (adjective). Not good. “That movie was bunk.” From talking to my friend on September 14, 2007. Bunk is a borrowing/loan word. Sup (verb). What’s up? “Sup, how was class?” From a question asked by my roommates boyfriend on October 4, 2007. Sup is a blend between what’s and up. Tight (adjective). Stylish, cool. “That outfit is tight.” Overheard from two girls speaking at the mall on September 7, 2007. Tight is a borrowing/loan word. LOL (verb). Laugh out loud. “Lol, that joke was one of the funniest I’ve ever heard.” From speaking online while on a poker website on September 30, 2007. LOL is an acronym. BFF (noun). Best friend forever. “Aimee is my BFF, fo sho!” From speaking with my roommates boyfriend on October 1, 2007. BFF is an acronym....
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