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Breezies, Scrilla, Yee Yee

Olaf Abel Age: 21 Occupation: Student Lives: La Jolla I use a lot of Bay Area slang. We call girls "breezies," like, "What up, Breezie?" Because girls come and go like the wind. "Scrilla" is ...

Jendeh

Mike Ayzen Age: 21 Occupation: Student Lives: La Jolla I have a few close friends who are Persian and who speak Farsi. In Farsi, "jendeh" is a derogatory word for a girl who gets around. ...

Cutty

Shanna Roberts Age: 20 Occupation: College student Lives: UCSD area "Cutty" is a good one. "Cutty" means shady. Like, you just came up to me, you're freaky and weird; you're "cutty." It describes a person's ...

Fave, Yet, Cougars

Rachel Greenberg Age: 21 Occupation: College Student Lives: UCSD area My friends and I abbreviate a lot. "Fave" for "favorite," that sort of thing. A good one of those is "yet" for "Yeti." A "yet" ...

Cardio Queen, Juice, Blowser

Charlie Conefrey Age: 28 Occupation: Personal Trainer Lives: San Diego In Boston everything's"wicked" or "pisser." "Pisser" is pronounced "pissah." They both mean great or awesome, like "the chowdah was pissah," or "the Red Sox are ...

Bingo Wings, Mouse Mustache,

Ron Peyton Age: 34 Occupation: Hair Stylist Lives: University Heights "Bingo wings," is my current favorite slang. It's a euphemism for the big upper-arm area of a chunky girl. You can imagine her jumping up ...

Slam Pick, Talent, Muffin Top

Chris Hall Age: 32 Occupation: Remodel/construction Lives: Mission Valley "Slam Pick" is what we call the last girl at the bar. She's just hanging out until closing time, waiting to get picked up. A lot ...

Connie Chung

Amber Hinajosa Age: 28 Occupation: Law Office Queen Bee Lives: University Heights Whenever someone upsets me I say, "I am going to Connie Chung you." As in, "I'm going to kick your ass." Or if ...

Shrimping, Spit Roast

Janet Age: 34 Occupation: Corporate Executive Lives: North Park I follow language, especially slang. I've heard two new ones recently. One of them is "shrimping." It's a foot-fetish thing where someone's big toe is sucked ...

"Beefy-T"

Jennifer Morrison Age: 31 Occupation: Interior Designer Lives: Hillcrest Oh, "beefy-T" is one of my favorites. It's a man-y, muscle-y guy who looks like he can throw you around a little. It's a big man ...

"Celebutard."

Kip Reese Age: 34 Occupation: Web designer Lives: Ocean Beach I like the word "celebutard." It's three parts: "celebrity," "debutante," and "retard." It's pretty self-explanatory; it's any of the crop of young, really dumb girls ...

That's What She Said

Cy Maronage Age: 26 Occupation: Law Student Lives: Mission Bay Park I say "That's what she said" a lot. It's a contest with my girlfriend to see who can say it the quickest. Like, if ...

Chubi

Rhianna Bruno Age: 28 Occupation: Nurse Lives: Rancho Bernardo My friend Niki and I say "chubi" instead of "bitch." If you type "bitch" into a cell phone, the predictive text will write "chubi" first. The ...

Agamemnon

Teresita Capuli Age: 34 Occupation: Writer Lives: Chula Vista I say Agamemnon a lot. If something's aggravating, instead of shortening it to aggro, I lengthen it to Agamemnon. I think he was an Egyptian or ...

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