Doug Harris cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET
Tue May 1 03:10:29 UTC 2007

While that usage may not yet be documented in the likes of HDAS or OED,
it most _definitely_ has been 'standard' for ~at least~ 6-8 years among
teens and 20-somethings in NY if not elsewhere.
(the other) doug

I've looked in HDAS and the OED, and I didn't find "ghetto" listed as an
adjective, as in "Buy a replacement on ebay for $20, don't replace it with a
plain mirror, that's ghetto."
It seems fairly common slang nowdays.

Scot LaFaive

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