floss and ghetto

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Nov 2 14:30:37 UTC 2000

On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 09:27:26AM -0500, Joe Pickett wrote:
> In Geneva Smitherman's "Black Talk," there is an entry for
> Flossin   "Pretending, faking something;putting on a front; trying to
> appear calm and cool."

(Just to clarify, Joe is citing from the 2000 edition of this book;
the original edition, in 1994, did not include this entry.)

Jesse Sheidlower

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