Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Contemporary American Slang ! Learn it ! Use it !

Ever wonder about the new words that pop up in our daily language and become a norm? Do you know what they mean? Nowadays it is hard to keep up with the online and offline slang words used in blogs, newspapers and more. What's in a word you ask? Lots, according to Urban Dictionary, which proclaims to be "a dictionary with your definitions" on thousands of words, has some fascinating, scathing and sometimes hilarious definitions.

Here are some words to chew on !

As If : I would rather not, thank you !

Bitchin' : Excellent !

Take Chill Pill or Chill: You need to relax or to relax

For those who are interested in contemporary American slang, Urban Dictionary provides an excellent place to start. Please note, that this web site is not for the faint of heart. And if you're easily offended....don't visit !

But remember that you will surely be caught up with and understand the language of today's youth !

Take this quiz on THE WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL made from words in the and see how hip YOU are !

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