Judge Mathis, again

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 19 01:09:13 UTC 2006

White female speaker, mid to late twenties:

"She stole my rent money, smoked up my weed, slept with my boy
friends," etc., etc. "She just _juiced_ me."

This use of "juice" is new to me. So, I went to the source. The Rap
Dictionary yielded the tautology:

"To squeeze the juice out of."

However, it also supplied the following cite:

"You can't juice Ice Cube, girl!" -- N.W.A. (I Ain't The One [1988])

Hence, I have altered the definition to read:

"To take advantage of someone."

-Wilson Gray

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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