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Old 11-04-2009, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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that's mad slang
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:00 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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That could be true but personally I've never heard anybody say wicked anywhere in my life (except on TV lol).
Some individuals are pretty TV influenced. I've heard people say "oh yeah you betcha" like on Fargo, mostly because they've seen Fargo.
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:56 PM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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Wicked is indeed a New England thing. I know people in MA that use that term all the time.
Also got a friend from Queens who says mad.

I'm southern and I've never heard it called a "plastic sack" before.... Plastic bag is the norm here.

Y'all and "I'm fixin' to" are norms as well. It drives me nuts!
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Florida
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In New York/Long Island we use "mad" instead of "wicked". (Well the kids at my college and back home do, I'm sure older adults don't)
We use "mad" in FL too. I thought it was weird when i heard people say "wicked" when i was in NY, i never hear that here.

Also, when i go to CA or when ever i talk to one of my friends that live on the west coast they say "hella", i never hear people say that here in FL.
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Texas:

Goosin: Sex

"Like a mug" - Lots of Texans use it when comparing something for example: That girl is ugly than a mug. It's not used as much now though. It really has no defined definition; sort of like "mad".
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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Wicked is indeed a New England thing. I know people in MA that use that term all the time.
Also got a friend from Queens who says mad.

I'm southern and I've never heard it called a "plastic sack" before.... Plastic bag is the norm here.

Y'all and "I'm fixin' to" are norms as well. It drives me nuts!
Y'all is common in NYC/Long Island (at least where I live), I use it every single day. "I'm fixin' to" would probably bother me, "funna/finna" means the same thing as "fixin' to", I occasionally use it.
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Wicked is indeed a New England thing. I know people in MA that use that term all the time.
Also got a friend from Queens who says mad.

I'm southern and I've never heard it called a "plastic sack" before.... Plastic bag is the norm here.

Y'all and "I'm fixin' to" are norms as well. It drives me nuts!
Yeah; I hear Plastic bag way more than plastic sack. I worked in a grocery store.
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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NYC has too much slang for me to write so this is just a few slang terms, I use most of these everyday.


Son/God/B - used when reffering to someone or just added to the end of a sentence

Fall Back - Calm down/like sit down and shut up

Tight/Sick - Mad/Upset

Mad - a lot

Bag/Bagged - to ask someone to be your girlfriend/boyfriend

Shorty - a Girl, Girlfriend or Boyfriend

Chill - Calm down, it means "Hang out" too

Gon - Gonna

Y'all - You-All

Ya'mean - You know what I mean

Ey'thing - Everything

Ey'body - Everybody

OD'ing - Going overboard/Doing or saying too much

Buck - $100

Guap - Money

Cheese - Money

Grip - A lot of money

Poppin/Fire/Ill - Nice/Hot/Happening

Not for nothing

Fugly - F'ing ugly

Brick - Very cold (Weather)

Hate/Hater/Hating - Jealousy/Jealous person

There could be a whole dictionary dedicated to NYC slang. Most of the slang is too explicit for me to write on here though.
^^^^This is my post from the other slang thread that got shut down, I took a lot of things out though.
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Florida
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http://www.urbandictionary.com/
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Old 11-05-2009, 04:11 PM
 
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If you have ever lived or traveled away from home, what are a few of the regional slang words that you have encountered? What words just popped out at you right away and made you giggle or say "What the heck are they talking about"?

There has been quite a few regional *accent* threads lately but no regional slang threads that I can find. I know there are a couple big websites for this topic but they are full of vulgar and disgusting words. Go ahead and scoff if you like, but I for one don't want to read about those words!

So PLEASE keep this thread clean, people. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.


I will start...

Pacific NW: "half-rack" (of beer)
Dayton, OH: "12-pack"

Pacific NW: "knit cap" or "knit hat"
Dayton, OH: "toboggan"

Pacific NW: "potluck" where you bring a "main dish"
Dayton, OH: "carry-in" where you bring a "hotdish"

Dayton, OH: "beer barn" (as in drive-thru liquour stands) ... Pacific NW doesn't have these, so I guess there is no PNW equivalent!

Pacific NW: "Pepperoncinis" (as in the ones at Subway/pizza parlor/your Greek salad)
Dayton, OH: "Banana Peppers"

Pacific NW: "bye" (at the end of a phone call)
Dayton, OH: "see ya"
Very True, and LOL at the "Beer Barn". I can't think of any myself off the top of my head, but I know there's some other good ones.
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