Unformatted text preview: fucktard < fuck(ing) (re)tard(ed person) hella < hell + of homie < home(boy) + diminutive suffix -ie; the same process gives homey , cozy, homelike, in Standard English the Ridge < (presumably) Northridge tarded: retarded < retarded wanna: want to have < want + to whitey < white + diminutive suffix -ie Folk Speech: True Slang (new words) beba boof: dog fart (family folkspeech) friggurts heistar muggle: what jazz and blues musicians used to call marijuana in the 40's and 50's yea-yuh (possibly this is just misspelled: yea rhymes with hay, yeah is the spelling for “oh, yeah!”) Regional / Foreign Language / Idiomatic / Miscellaneous boink! the moistness bollocks < British slang booger butt: baby (note the alliteration) catching a crab (note the alliteration) code 29: snowboard section (jargon) jive turkey oy vey! < Yidding (lit. oh, woe [is me])...
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- Fall '08
- Spelling, Diminutive, folk speech