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Low-Key Slang

Katie, a biology professor in San Diego, California, reports that her students use low-key in ways she’s not used to hearing, as in I was low-key lost in class today, meaning “I was sort of lost in class today.” Linguists Pamela...

College Slang Collection

Grant and Martha discuss a new collection of college slang compiled by UCLA linguistics professor Pamela Munro. Learn more about it and order a copy here. This is part of a complete episode.


 n.— «It looks like the lame fratboys and ho-rority skanks are at it again.» —“UCLA Undie Run caught on video, at last” Los Angeles Times: What’s Bruin Dec. 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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