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Awww mn



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speed hump...?  Reply with quote  

Q) how many northern californians does it take to change a light bulb?
A) hella.

hella- really; a hell of a lot of . used for exagerated effect. ex: "Smooth jazz is hella terrible." or "I sold some records and got hella money."
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 4:05 pm
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awww damn wrote:
Q) how many northern californians does it take to change a light bulb?
A) hella.

hella- really; a hell of a lot of . used for exagerated effect. ex: "Smooth jazz is hella terrible." or "I sold some records and got hella money."


hella cutty- really good...

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Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 4:09 pm
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ObliO



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one more PGH i just remembered and it's my favorite i think,

someone who is looking for a fight or is realy pissed off at another person is said to be "Passing out wolf tickets" (someones about to get their ass kicked.)


"i get baptized in river water nightly and get born again hangovers the following morning." right on awwwdamn, sounds like a religious experience.
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 4:27 pm
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RapCat



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Ive heard "passing out wolf tickets" or "selling wolf tickets." but it has meant that a person is bullshitting.
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 4:33 pm
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Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 5:45 pm
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Machiavel



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FoJaR wrote:
some of you rhode island people can verify this for me, but "wicked" is a New England thing, isnt it?

wicked awesome


Haha my friends from URI say that all the friggin time.

In oregon people call Soda 'pop' quite a bit.

I say heavy alot, but usually when something holds alot of important or is life changing or something. Like my friend is having a kid and my response was "crazy, shits heavy b"

I use so much slang i dont even know where some of it comes from. Like calling something 'beat' or 'busted', for bad.
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 6:00 pm
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emily b. wings



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up here in ann arbor, mi...  Reply with quote  

we say things like...
'I'm gonna smoke down' (not smoke up like kids from ohio say)
we call cigarettes 'grits' (or sometimes 'squares')
we say 'so what are you about (or trying) to do tonight?', then 'aight, I'll holla' at chu'
its called a handle not a half gallon; of liquor.
things are 'tight as hell'
we rock clothing. 'yeah, I'm rockin' my akademiks'
and everything is 'fer sho'
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 6:35 pm
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Nortled



Joined: 27 Jan 2003
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dallasbboy wrote:
Some Texas vernacular for ya'll.

"Howdy" short for "How do you do?" in most parts of the southwest, even shortened to "Hadi" in some parts.

"I'm fittin to" and "I'm fixing to" instead of "I'm going to".

Another very strange one is saying MassaTUSETTS for Massachusetts. So annoying to hear such a blatantly wrong word being repeated over and over again.

This might be a Dallas exclusive one but the word "Already" is thrown around for nearly everything in agreement.

Brian


Haha, my mom lives in Mississippi (but grew up in Maine) and a while ago mentioned that exact same mistake of southerners saying "MassaTusetts". And her husband, originally from there, is always saying "I'm fixing to..." all the time.
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 8:09 pm
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duke_city



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sandoval wrote:
the only thing i can think of from az is that a lot people tend to throw "aye" at the end of sentences. not like a canadian "aye" but an "aye" with a vato twist, "let's go to the store aye"

this shit can go on for days


That "Aye" you speak of does have a meaning behind it. I grew up saying that in New Mexico all the time.

As in S. A. aka ese standing for Spanish American.

You say just the A part to non hispanics who live in the US and SA to all your Latin brothers. :)

Brian
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 9:06 pm
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Abinatra



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mrs. damn

hit me on email when you get a chance
LuAbinatra@aol.com

sorry to use this space, but I lost your 0's and 1's
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 9:30 pm
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ChinesePizza



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FoJaR wrote:
some of you rhode island people can verify this for me, but "wicked" is a New England thing, isnt it?


Friend of the family from Boston was tellin' us slang from your area...he said "wicked" was one of em...but us dorks from the Midwest used to say that back in the 80s as well...
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:20 pm
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Wish Sammich



Joined: 13 Apr 2003
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In Seattle, at least with the folks I run with:

Your main girlfriend is "Main Line" (as my brother lovingly refers to his). Unfortunately, there is no such term for your man, so my man is just, the DUDE.
Post Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:27 pm
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Lazy Eyed Pea



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Jesus Frank wrote:
As far as i know, "wicked" was first used by Shakespeare.


Are you retarded?
Post Sat Jun 28, 2003 2:00 am
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TILTEDmurder



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bluntedinmichigan wrote:
does anybody outside of michigan say ' what up doe?'


yeeeeah!

and, 'fa sho doe'

cali reppin!
Post Sat Jun 28, 2003 2:23 am
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TILTEDmurder



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Re: up here in ann arbor, mi...  Reply with quote  

broken wings wrote:
we say things like...
'I'm gonna smoke down' (not smoke up like kids from ohio say)
we call cigarettes 'grits' (or sometimes 'squares')
we say 'so what are you about (or trying) to do tonight?', then 'aight, I'll holla' at chu'
its called a handle not a half gallon; of liquor.
things are 'tight as hell'
we rock clothing. 'yeah, I'm rockin' my akademiks'
and everything is 'fer sho'


that's exactly the way it is here in san jose. except we say smoke out, and we call cigarettes 'stogs'. i think you michigan heads have close to the same slang as us cuz bluntedinmichigan brought up the 'wat up doe' thing.
Post Sat Jun 28, 2003 2:27 am
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