Meaningful Slang

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Meaningful Slang

Postby Sabina » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:52 pm

Ah.... you know how I usually stress the importance of language and words, how I sometimes condemn excessive usage of slang, mostly if it is at expense of language, causing meaningful and beautiful words to be forgotten. I find that to be a pity, so I sometimes get judgmental on that account.

But then there are other times. Times when one must embrace a slang word, because it is every bit as meaningful as those "real words".
I just discovered one such word today, and it is so simple that it seriously baffles me that neither I, nor anyone I know has come up with it or used it before. Its simplicity is practically poetic. That word is shituation.
Definition: An event (usually negative) that has the potential to transform your life into utter shit.

I just thought I'd share this with you, so you know of it as well, and can therefore spread the beauty all around you.
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Re: Meaningful Slang

Postby Rachel » Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:36 pm

haha I'm giving you kudos for this, Sabina.

Shituation...beauty..all in the one nuance. Love it. =0)
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Re: Meaningful Slang

Postby chiara » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:13 pm

great..very funny.
I look forward to my first usage of this new word.. =0@
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