Language is a passport to a culture. Slang, probably the most lively part of a language, is especially so. Understanding of a culture's slang is a great lens through which to know the authentic life of the members in that culture. Slang can also serve to spice up conversations with these members. In this light, a collection is made of undergraduate college students' slang--by college students themselves. For authenticity, more attention is given to comprehensiveness than to political correctness, although racist terms are avoided. This concise collection promises to give you a better understanding of and a closer connection with undergraduate college students.Whip! I cana#39;t believe what she is wearing. Whip its (n): This refers to a whip cream can that can be used to get high by ... Being totally enslaved to a boyfriend or girlfriend to the point that he or she can make you do anything the person tells youanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Concise Collection of College Students' Slang|
|Author||:||Xin-An Lu, David Graf Jr|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2004-07|