Urban Dictionary : Fularious Street Slang Defined

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, wittiest, 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.

• 411 – information; from dialing 411 on the phone for information.

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.

About the Author
Aaron Peckham was a computer science student in 1999 when he launched a Web site to compare urban slang used by university students in different parts of California. Soon the site garnered hits-and new definitions-from around the world. Immensely popular, urbandictionary.com has been recognized by media such as NPR’s weekend edition of All Things Considered, BBC News Online, New York Daily News, Sydney Morning Herald, and Maxim, and it has even been used by a judge to decipher rap lyrics and on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show to define a word.

[Amazon text for printed edition -> Urban Dictionary]

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