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201 New Jersey - NorthEast - "Twenty to 1"
210 Texas - San Antonio - "The 2 and dime"
910 North Carolina - "The 9 and dime"
520 Arizona - "The Jackson 5"
667 Maryland - "The devil plus 1"
876 Jamaica - "Countdown to Zion"
425 Washington - Seattle east suburbs - "The dolla' "
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Monday, May 4, 2009
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Monday, April 20, 2009
With "cool" on its way out due to global warming and the general tendency for any word that means "excellent" to be short-lived, the next 15+ years will see the following words enter the vernacular:
Crystal - a way to say "cool" in 2010
Ice - a way to say "cool" in 2015
Cancer - a way to say "cool" in 2020
Pyramid - a way to say "cool" in 2025
Jupiter - a way to say "cool" in 2030
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Those unaffected by the recession may still be taking care of themselves with varying levels of costs involved:
Scrapin my grillz - brushing teeth
Pickin' some pieces - flossing
Ghost face - rice powder facial
Protectin yo stunna socks - cucumber eye treatment
Ass break dip - enema
Tippin on that earth juice - day at the hot springs
Sandin my whip pushaz - foot exfoliation treatment
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
With the continuation of the recession, many are looking for ways to keep the cash without sacrificing their lifestyle. Call them recessionistas, yaper saverz, gouda grippaz, or whatever you like: they know how to stay in the game, keepin it mostly tha same.
Droppin fo' cop - picking up pennies on the sidewalk
Drip sippin - drinking the remnants of others' unfinished drinks at bars and clubs
Tippin on the N - putting your car in neutral on downsloping terrain
Tappin tha well - drinking tap water instead of bottled beverages
Inking some yape - printing your own money
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Now that summer has arrived, a lot of folks are wondering, "just what's changed this year if I'm heading to the beach?" Well, not much really - the story is the same but the words in 2009 are a whole new game:
Unda sum brellz - staying out the sun for portions of the day by bringing an umbrella
Tappin that clean mud - driving the extra mile for a cleaner, more remote beach
Gamin on some grains - setting up a volleyball game with old friends or new
Rollin by that tide - not actually fully submerging yourself in the water since typically it just isn't warm enough
Stuff about shrimp you may not have heard yet:
Scrompin - sounds made when chewing on crunchy scrimp
Scrimpin - eating scrimp then dashing out the door
Schromp - scrimp that melts in your mouth. not much noise when chewing.
Skrimpz - scrimp print pants
Scramp - scrimp & butter