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Thursday, January 27, 2005

Helping You Our Readers (er) Keep Up With the New Slang

More random selections of slang and definitions from the translation dictionary of "Fly Lingo Electric Jingo Pants":

Hizzy - Sings like Barbara Striesand (also "butter")
Squiver - Advertising
Popey - Fine taste in hats
Gunther - Sidekick
Quintessential - Robert Shaw
Stup - Stup (I had no idea, but there it is on page 436)
Doolie - Ex-Doobie Brother who ratted out his bandmates to the narcs
Rather - Washed Up TV Personality
Lizzle - A fight between Hillary Duff and Lindsey Lohan, in a cage
Hinky - Someone obsessed with Scooby Doo and especially Velma and those pert little...ahem, where was I?
Ruble - Turnips (also Russian currency, which these days is the same thing)
Gingrich - Squat Thrusts
Gigli - An idea so insane it causes physical pain (Pardon me, I think that's from Roger Ebert's review of the film.)
Gippy - Allergic to peanut butter and or shoe polish
Garfunkel - White man's afro

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