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Social Group: 24 Fans
Description: Slang from the fans of the TV show 24.
Student Name: wingrove07

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1 ABWY (Almeida be with you) (accronym ) Source: Similar to other well wishings such as "God be with you". Meaning: This term would be used when saying good-bye to a close friend or relative. It is refering to an idea that Tony Almeida (a character on the TV show) is God. . Context: This term could be used as a well wishing after any conversation. Collected: 01/01/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

2 Black Queen (Noun) Source: This term refers to an evil character named Nina Myers. The word black comes from the Old English word 'blec' and the word Queen comes from the Germanic word 'quean'. Meaning: This term refers to Nina Myers, a character on the TV show. . Context: This term would be used in any conversation when referring Nina Myers. Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

3 Dark Palmer (Adjective) Source: This term comes from President Palmer doing something that is evil, or dark. The word dark has Germanic origins and comes from the word 'deorc' or to conceal. . Meaning: This term refers to David Palmer, who is President of the United States in some season of the show. Dark Palmer refers to something questionable that President Palmer did, and therefore he is acting 'dark'. Context: This term can be used when referring to President Palmer acting in an evil or questionable way. It can also be used when some one else is acting that same way. . Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

4 Debrief (Noun or verb) Source: The questioning of a soldier after a completed mission. Meaning: To debrief someone would be to tell them what happened in a previous episode of the show. . Context: Used in a conversation when the speaker is curious about what happened in the show and wans to be informed. Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

5 Gainesed (verb ) Source: The term refers to Ira Gaines. A character in the TV show 24. . Meaning: This term refers to Ira Gaines, a antagonist on the TV show. She was a terrorist who was killed to make way for a bigger, higher up terrorist. Context: This term can be used whenever someone is killed to make way for a more powerful person. . Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

6 Preclock (Adjective or Noun) Source: This term comes from the time, usually 2 minutes before the end of an episode, where the final scene is shown. This scene is generally the most intense and important part of the episode. The prefix 'pre' means before and the word clock comes from Latin word 'clocca' or bell. . Meaning: The two minute period before the end of the show, referring to the scene directly before the 4 part split screen and the showing of the clock signaling the end of the episode. . Context: This term would be used when referring to the scene generally two minutes before the end of an episode. Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

7 Pull a Saunders (Verb) Source: This term refers to Steven Saunders, a character on 24. Saunders was a traitor on the show. . Meaning: This term can mean the same as betraying someone close to you. . Context: This term can be used whenever the speaker is referring to a traitor or a person who has betrayed him/her. Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

8 The Big Chair (Noun) Source: This term comes from the big plush chairs high powered executives have. In the TV show, the director of CTU (the government organization the characters work for) has a large office chair in his/hers office. The word chair comes from the Latin word 'cathedra' or seat. . Meaning: The person in command of CTU. Context: This term can be used when referring to whoever is in command of any situation. . Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

9 The ghost of Victor Drazen (Noun) Source: Victor Drazen was a terrorist on the TV show 24. The word ghost derives from the Germanic word 'geist'. Meaning: This term can be used when describing random problems with electronics. . Context: The term the ghost of Victor Drazen can be used to explain any random electronic problems the speaker encounters. This includes computers, cars, stereos, TVs, etc. Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.

10 Visitors (Noun) Source: The word visitor comes from the Middle-English visitour. . Meaning: This term refers to a code word for bomb, used on the TV show. . Context: This term can be used in place of the word bomb in any conversation. . Collected: 01/25/2007 by Student:wingrove07.