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Social Group: 10th grade students of The Urban Assembly School of Design and Contruction
Description: This is new small school in mid town Manhattan. Students are either 9th or 10th graders who come from from all 5 burrows of New York. Approximately 45% of the students are hispanic, 45% black and 10% white/asian/other. Of these students about 70% qualify for free lunch.
Student Name: Tabet

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1 Beastin' (Verb) Source: Most likely comes from the english word beast. Beast being a term for wild untamed creature. Meaning: Overreacting / being out of control. Context: Used when refering to people who are out of control or over reacting. Usually in an attempt to settle them down. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

2 Brick (Adjective) Source: Comes from the english word brick, as in a brick building which is cold in winter. . Meaning: Cold temperature. Context: Refering to temperature. . Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

3 Cake (Noun) Source: Comes from the english word "cake" meaning a desert food. The connection between these two words is unclear however it might be due to the fact that both are generally desireable things. Meaning: Money. Context: Used when referring to money. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

4 Chinigga (Noun) Source: Derived from the words Chinese and Nigga. . Meaning: Chinese gangster. Context: Used when referring to somone who is chinese but lives a more ganster life style. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

5 Dime (Noun) Source: Comes from the english word "dime" meaning 10 american cents. The connection is unclear, but seeing as how dimes are often shiny it could imply a desireable appearance. Meaning: A hot girl. Context: Used when referring to a girl that one finds attractive. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

6 Dome (Noun) Source: Dome, a spherical shape similar to the human head. Meaning: Head. Context: Used when referring to one's head. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

7 Goonies (Noun) Source: Comes from the english word "goon" meaning a hired hoodlum or thug. It is possible that the connection is due to a simlar status between the two definitons. Meaning: Big tough guys. Context: Used when referring to big tough guys. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

8 Grimy (Adjective) Source: Comes from the english word "grimy" meaning "dirty". In both these cases the definition is generally negative. It is possible that the slang definition is just an enhancement on a derogatory word. Meaning: Mean. Context: Expressing dislike towards somone that is mean. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

9 OD/ to OD (verb or noun) Source: Comes from the term OD meaning to overdose. Meaning: To be over the top, or too much. Context: Often used when teachers give too much work or something is too much to be manageable. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

10 Slide (Noun) Source: Possibly comes from the english word to slide, as in to let something slide, let it happen. This applies to it's new definition in that a person with multiple sexual partners might be "easy" and let things slide. Meaning: Slut or hooker. Context: Referring to loose women/girls. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

11 Snap (Verb) Source: Comes from the english word to snap (your fingers). It replaced the snapping of fingers after certain comments. Meaning: Oh wow! or amazing. Context: Used when expressing amazment. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

12 Ticks (Noun) Source: Comes from the english word "tick" meaning a small parasite or to click as in the sound a clock makes. It is possible that it comes from the sound due to a sound shoes might make when you walk. Meaning: Shoes. Context: Used when referring to shoes. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

13 Wack (Adjective) Source: Unsure of actual orgin, perhaps it comes from the word "wacky" meaning weird. However it could also come from the phrase "out of wack". Meaning: Crazy (in a bad way), absurd. Context: Expressing disbelief or disgust. . Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.

14 Wilin' (verb) Source: Unsure of the exact orgin of wilin'. It would seem like it comes from the english word wile, but perhaps it has somethign to do with the commonly known cartoon character wiley coyote. Meaning: to go crazy. Context: Used when commenting on the way someone is acting. Collected: 01/27/2006 by Student:Tabet.