[Ads-l] New York City Slang for a new generation

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 3 21:12:26 UTC 2015


> only heard one of these "in the wild"

That many, eh?

JL



On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

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> I have only heard one of these "in the wild" -- the use of 'Sick Passenger"
> to generically mean "events out of my control" outside the context of
> public transportation.
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