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Slang is the English language doomed

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posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:29 PM
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Dat iz da sheezy for heezy bra, dunt b wizzlin inz da bizzlin bra. fa reelz~



I think it may mean: "That sounds really cool! I hope you're not just messing with my head- really!"




posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:30 PM
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Originally posted by ANOK

Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty
What I found harder to believe than a choir boy in a porn shop, and started this thread was why anyone would call a phone a dog. And a Phone and receiver a dog and bone.


That is from Cockney rhyming slang.

Dog and Bone - Phone

Rosie Lee - Tea

Rabbit and pork - Talk

Elephant's Trunk - Drunk

Cream Crackered - Knackered

Knackered - Tired

China Plate - Mate (as in, my old China)

Mickey Mouse - House

Whistle and Flute - Suite


Out of all the slang I have heard. I find the cockney rhyming slang the hardest to understand.

That's on purpose right.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:32 PM
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I wish I knew..... Something along the lines of....




Dat iz da sheezy for heezy bra, dunt b wizzlin inz da bizzlin bra. fa reelz~


That is the S~hit for real bro? Don't be messing in the (Not sure about Bizzline) bro. For real?

My Rosetta stone did not compute Bizzlin.... For sheezy....



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:32 PM
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Bollocks was originally slang for a priest in the 18th century.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:34 PM
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Yo = gender neutral pronoun, interjection or adjective

Yo took my folder Bezatch!

Yo you look hot fool!

Yo where yo goin?

edit on 25-4-2013 by abeverage because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:35 PM
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that's because they used to talk bollocks



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:38 PM
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Ha! i live the black country
not strictly born and bred here, i guess that technically i'm a dingle by origin.. i'm still yampy tho


owamya? (for others - how are you?)



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:38 PM
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Originally posted by rockymcgilicutty

That's on purpose right.


Yes. In fact you are not supposed to say the rhyming word, making it harder to understand for those not in the know.

For example, Whistle and flute, you drop the flute and just say whistle, the flute being implied.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:39 PM
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Bollocks goes back to the middle ages at least, and still referred to one's tezzas

en.wikipedia.org...


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posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:42 PM
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bay too bad me mon



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:44 PM
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also slang is fabulous, it keeps our language vital, alive and fun... in the uk you can tell where someone is from by accent and slang, in some cases even which part of town someone comes from.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:46 PM
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Originally posted by skalla
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Bollocks goes back to the middle ages at least, and still referred to one's tezzas


The Sex Pistols were taken to court over the name of their album, "Never Mind the Bollocks".

The court claimed the term meant testicles. They were proven wrong when a priest was presented as an expert, and explained that it was an 18th century slang for a priest. The case was dropped.


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posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:47 PM
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True story, happened yesterday when a female of black decent called in.... She was very loud too.... So for theatrical reason I will use caps lock....

I NEEDSTA KNOWS WHYZ I GOTZ DIS LETTER IN DA MAILZ. I'Z ALREADY HAD YOUZ COME AND I DUNT UNDERSTANDZ WHY I GOTZ TO PAYZ FOR DIS

Me: Ma'am I need to know your account number

773-654 (interjected) no ma'am your account number not your phone number

AHHZ WELLZ I AIN'T GOTZ MY ACCOUNT# I'M JUST AXTIN YOU WHY'Z I HAVE GOTZ TO PAYZ FOR DIS.

(Please remember this woman is a owner of a food company in Chicago) After pulling teeth and some hearing abuse or lose of hearing.

Ma'am, you were quoted because you don't have proper protection for the type of Fire Suppression System.

I AIN'TZ NEEDZ TO KNOWZ DAT, WHY'Z I GOTZ TO PAYZ DIS. (I sh~it you not)

Ma'am we follow the Fire Codes for the City of Chicago and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) The requirements to properly protect your system have changed per there requirements and by law are obligated to inform you that a re-work of the existing protection is required so you don't get shut down by the fire marshall.

WELLZ WHYZ DIDN'T YOUZ SAYZ SO. YOUZ KNOWZ TIMEZ ARE HARD AND CAN YOUZ MARKZ THATZ WHENZ I GETZ DIS MONEYZ I'Z WILLZ PAYZ DIZ CUZ I'Z NOTS GONNA BE SHUTZ DOWNZ.

(I had to go for a smoke after this customer.... I almost punched the phone) I feel I have given enough of the conversation, to show Slang is dooming the English Language....


End True Story.....

On a seperate note I saved money on my car insurance.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:49 PM
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I was speaking to a bloke in a pub on the Isles of Scilly (300 miles away from midlands)who was from the midlands and hadn't been back there for 37 years, and he could pinpoint where I came from within half a mile, just from my voice



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:50 PM
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it's suggested that the Black Country dialect from this little part of the west mids is closest to how shakespeare would have spoken.

now that aint brummy by the way, say that again and i'll lamp ya.

also, what do you call a china man from between Stourbridge and Cradley?

Yow Fromlye

or a china man from Lye with a black eye?

Hoo Lam Choo

it's a local thang



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:51 PM
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I don't think Shakespeare actually made up all those words himself.
What dictionaries record as "first use" is the first person to put the word down in writing, which is not the same thing at all.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:53 PM
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then the priest was talking bollocks
nothing new there, its old



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 03:54 PM
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so you are from gornal than?



ETA: or a 'snetta?
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posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 04:01 PM
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Originally posted by skalla
it's suggested that the Black Country dialect from this little part of the west mids is closest to how shakespeare would have spoken.

now that aint brummy by the way, say that again and i'll lamp ya.

also, what do you call a china man from between Stourbridge and Cradley?

Yow Fromlye

or a china man from Lye with a black eye?

Hoo Lam Choo

it's a local thang


Shakespeare's language was more Brummie than Black Country, as stated hear:-

en.wikipedia.org...

Stratford-Upon-Avon is just south of Brum, The Black Country is north of Brum.



posted on Apr, 25 2013 @ 04:06 PM
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great grandad is from gornal way, my grandad sometimes says bay, it catches on, im from tipton though originally, now living in cornwall




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