some WOTY candidates, and others

Art Goodtimes cloudacre at NORWOODCOLORADO.US
Sat Jan 1 04:30:37 UTC 2005

what about "paleohippie" = aging flower child?

lots of post-war babies are joining the ranks of the AARPed


art goodtimes

On 31 Dec 2004 at 18:27, Jewls2u wrote:

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> >>>ish(2) , adj.? 'sort of' (a liberated suffix)
> ish has been around since the early 80's, if not earlier.
> >>>pound, v. either 'drink quickly, chug' or 'have sex'
> Pound in both senses has been around at least as long as ish. Also, a
> drunk person is pounded.
> >>>bag fries, n. cpd. 'the French fries that fall out of their
> >>>separate
> containers and end up at the bottom of the larger bag'
> This one's been around for a long time too. Remember it from mid-80's.

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