dis is crunk, yo
August 30, 2005 4:20 AM   Subscribe

ay yo trip!
posted by Citizen Premier (4 comments total)
"slang is mostly a spoken language an noone [sic] exactly knows how to spell things."
A neat resource of sometimes dubious value (like, "An eightball is literally, in drug terms, an eight of an ounce. There are twenty-eight grams in an ounce, and hence, three and one half grams in an eightball. In places where an eightball is less than three and a half grams, the laws of supply and demand have constricted the quantity in favor of a popular price."
Which is wrong. A "Dime" is a price-based unit. An "Eight ball" is always on weight, and you can get fucked up for shorting on an eight.
Don't ask me how I know this.
posted by klangklangston at 6:04 AM on August 30, 2005

Does this dictionary mean I won't need the subtitles anymore?
posted by OmieWise at 6:22 AM on August 30, 2005

Umm, 562 is the area code for Long Beach...
posted by spunpup at 7:55 AM on August 30, 2005

Nothing lends you street cred more than picking up the latest hip-hop slang at the Netherlands' Utrecht University's Department of Information and Computer Sciences' website.
posted by item at 8:24 AM on August 30, 2005

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