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agbero

agbero  n.— «The Yoruba word for bus conductor is agbero, the one who collects fares from the passengers. We sometimes also call them touts. They are as terrible as you’ll ever get. Maybe we have the prime selection of bus conductors and...

switching spit

switching spit  n.— «This distinctive hybrid of sound has the ability to dazzle spectators with their “switching spit” lingo (rapping in English, French, Twi and Pidgin) while commanding the credibility from the hip-hop elite...

krumping

krumping  n.— «Originally called “clowning” by creator Tommy Johnson (Tommy the Clown) in the early “90s, krumping (morphed from the word crunk) is an aggressive, speed-dial style of dance mirroring African tribal rituals...

clowning

clowning  n.— «Originally called “clowning” by creator Tommy Johnson (Tommy the Clown) in the early “90s, krumping (morphed from the word crunk) is an aggressive, speed-dial style of dance mirroring African tribal rituals...

Stroke Belt

Stroke Belt  n.— «The second report provides further evidence that the prevalence of stroke is higher in the Southeast, also known as the “Stroke Belt,” and is most significant among African Americans.» —“African Americans...

Savannah

Savannah  n.— «They are outlawed in New York City, members of a new designer breed growing in popularity called the Savannah, an offspring of a wildcat—the African serval—and the domestic house cat.» —“What’s Up, Pussycat? Whoa...