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Old 01-22-2010, 09:16 PM
 
Location: STL
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Alright. From living in St. Louis for 16 years you get really annoyed of extreme urban slang.

Eh bruh, they finna be aight.
They're gonna be alright.

They was/be hella drove.
They are wrong.
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:27 PM
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Location: Queens, NY
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our version of that bay area video:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_V365SRcu8
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:31 PM
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Location: Queens, NY
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nyc all day. we killed that bay area video. sorry.

the kings of this slang shhh:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc8us549EIg
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Old 01-22-2010, 10:12 PM
 
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I like some Bay Area slang and still use it, mainly "hella, sick, or tight" and maybe a few others but I find most of it annoying as helll "thizz, hyphy, dumb, etc.." that crap gets old real quick.

And that is what partly makes is so annoying to me. Seeing a bunch of upper middle class white kids emulate ghetto rappers and the way they talk is just fake to me, some just come across as posers imo. Especially when some use it on a regular basis in casual conversations.
Yep! Some of the slang is alright but I can't stand most of it. Everyone is trying to create the next phrase or word. Can't people use common English to speak to one another? The dumbing down of our society continues.

I have never been one to like posers. Don't pretend to be something you are not it's annoying to me .
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:46 AM
 
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Alright. From living in St. Louis for 16 years you get really annoyed of extreme urban slang.

Eh bruh, they finna be aight.
They're gonna be alright.

They was/be hella drove.
They are wrong.
Hella...thats Bay Area...where it all seems to originate
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:59 AM
 
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I'll start by saying the Bay Area. Few regions have such a dynamic and original set of words and phrases. In the bay these words permeate through all walks of life, social classes, races, etc.

Forget the obvious ones like "hella", "sick", "tight" etc, Here is a video to demonstrate some of the other ones. Watch it before you comment:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq0ZDnshYkU
How did "fly to boston" come to mean that?
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Old 01-23-2010, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Bay Area. I hear more people using slang from the Bay then anywhere else.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:07 PM
 
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Bay Area. I hear more people using slang from the Bay then anywhere else.
exactly
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Is really all of that Bay area slang?? We use lots of that in Texas.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Is really all of that Bay area slang?? We use lots of that in Texas.
Shouldn't be a shock. Family members and music collaborations are plenty between the Bay Area and Houston. But Texas has alot themselves.

DC and Chicago use Joe. The only two cities that I know that uses Joe. Chicago uses Charlie though. When they say it, I usually laugh.
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