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Urban Dictionary: Fularious Street Slang Defined

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Urbandictionary.com—bearing the slogan "Define Your World"—serves more than 1.5 million visitors each month. Perfect for those who want to pick up some new slang and those who want to translate it, Urban Dictionary is a gritty and witty look at our ever-changing language.

Urbandictionary.com is a wildly successful site that encourages users to define the world with their own unique terms. In Urban Dictionary, site founder Aaron Peckham culls his more than 170,000 definitions for...

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Overview

Urbandictionary.com—bearing the slogan "Define Your World"—serves more than 1.5 million visitors each month. Perfect for those who want to pick up some new slang and those who want to translate it, Urban Dictionary is a gritty and witty look at our ever-changing language.

Urbandictionary.com is a wildly successful site that encourages users to define the world with their own unique terms. In Urban Dictionary, site founder Aaron Peckham culls his more than 170,000 definitions for the funniest, and most provocative phrases that define the modern slang scene.

Within urbandictionary.com's lively lexicon are:

* business provocative—Attire used to provoke sexual attention in the workplace.

* compunicate—To chat with someone in the same room via instant messenging service instead of in person.

* dandruff—A person who "flakes out" and ditches their friends. 

* wingman—A guy who takes one for the team by hooking up with a hot girl's ugly friend so his own friend can hook up with the hot girl.

Perfect for those who want to pick up some new slang and those who want to translate it, Urban Dictionary is a gritty and witty look at our ever-changing language.

Urban Dictionary covers the language that encompasses the trials and tribulations that anyone under 30 encounters—and leaves everyone over 30 scratching their heads but wanting to know more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740751431
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 722,417
  • Product dimensions: 4.84 (w) x 6.96 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Founded in 1999 by college student Aaron Peckham as a parody of the dictionary, UrbanDictionary.com features definitions written by people from all over the world. Since then, Urban Dictionary has been cited in court, in graduation speeches, and by countless media outlets, including CNN and Time magazine. Aaron listens for the newest words and phrases in the San Francisco Bay area.

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  • Posted December 12, 2009

    this is a great book. funny and engaging. whenever i need to say "just the right thing" this book fulfills the purpose

    i loved this book. it puts just the right spin on words and phrases.when i am finding it hard to get across my point of view this book does it all

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2011

    Looking to buy? Read this to help decide!

    This book will be very helpful. It defined things i never knew and solved mystery codes. Not reccomended for children under twelve. Its very colorful in laungage. It has every word you could imagine not to find in a dictinary. It even has number code words. Whrn you start reading this you will often find your self askin why didnt i think of that! And after a while you will start usin these codes youself. Baffel your friends, see how

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