The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English: A Crunk Omnibus for Thrillionaires and Bampots for the Ecozoic Age 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
This is not your paleoconservative's dictionary.
The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English is a collection of cutting-edge words used around the English-speaking world. From Nollywood to Califunny and Corrupticut to Trashcanistan, these words are hot off the street and the Internet, and they are definitely not in Webster's. Inside you'll learn more than 750 new words, their meanings, and how they became part of the English lexicon.
Bangalored adj. having been relocated to India; having lost business or employment due to such a relocation
Bugs Bunny changeup n. in baseball, a slow pitch disguised as a fast ball that seems to stop in front of the plate
cuff and stuff v. to (physically) place someone under arrest
fundagelical n. a fundamentalist or evangelical Christian
hillbilly armor n. scavenged materials used by soldiers for improvised bullet-proofing and vehicle hardening, esp. in Iraq
I love me wall n. a public display of awards, certificates, plaques, and photographs with or from celebrities
Orange Curtain n. the characteristics, real or imagined, that differentiate Orange County from Los Angeles County and the rest of California
sleeve v. to decorate an arm with tattoos
swankienda n. a mansion or large house
unass v. to dismount or disembark
- Publisher : McGraw-Hill; 1st edition (May 23, 2006)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 288 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0071458042
- ISBN-13 : 978-0071458047
- Item Weight : 14.9 ounces
- Dimensions : 5 x 0.95 x 7.7 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,894,015 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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