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All Ears

American Slang,English Vocabulary 7 August 2011 | 2 Comments

The students were all ears as their teacher spoke. Slang of the day:  all ears Meaning:  to listen carefully and attentively Usage:  When my husband speaks; I’m all ears. Dialog:   Doug – Did you hear what the teacher said in class today about the test? Peter – Nope, I fell asleep. Doug – Really? […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 6 August 2011 | 0 Comments

“Look at my new threads!” Slang of the day:  threads Meaning:  clothes Usage:  Wow, dude! Your threads are cool! Dialog: Peter – What did you do today Phil. Phil – I went to the mall. Peter – Of course, I should’ve known. I can tell by your cool threads!

Shoot some hoops

American Slang,English Vocabulary 5 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“Does anybody want to shoot some hoops?” Slang of the day:   Shoot some hoops Meaning:  Play basketball Usage:  I wanna go shoot some hoops. Dialog: Diane – I’m going to school to go play soccer. Pete – Let’s go shoot some hoops instead. Diane – Sure, why not?


American Slang,English Vocabulary 4 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“Ha, ha, look at that dude’s rug!! You can totally tell it’s not his real hair.” Slang of the day:  rug Meaning:  wig or toupee Usage:  I’m losing too much hair, maybe it’s time for me to buy a rug. Dialog: Dick – Did you happen to see Ted today? Wendy – You mean Ted […]

Mad cash

American Slang,English Vocabulary 3 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“My boyfriend makes mad cash! Look what he bought me yesterday!” Slang of the day:  mad cash Similar phrases:  mad money, mad bank Meaning:  lots of money Usage:  I got a job offer and they offered me some mad cash! Dialog: Tony – I really need to get a new job.  I just don’t make […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 2 August 2011 | 5 Comments

“My clothes are really quite grubby after I worked so hard at the farm.” Slang of the day: grubby Meaning: dirty, messy Usage: Do you ever wash your clothes? They are always so grubby. Dialog: Peter – I’ve been working all day out on the ranch. Paul – You don’t say… Peter – I’m serious, […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 1 August 2011 | 4 Comments

“I’m using my spork, because this stew is so thick and full of big meaty chunks.” Slang of the day:  spork Meaning:  It is an eating utensil that is both a spoon and a fork combined. Usage:  I love my spork, I can eat both the broth of the soup and the meat. Dialog: Sally […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 30 July 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s really gross to pick your nose! Slang of the day:  gross Meaning:  disgusting or offensive Usage:  Billy is so gross because he always picks his nose and then wipes it on me!! YUCK! Dialog: Tom – Did you see Sally last night? Tim – Yeah, she drank way too much and ended up vomiting […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 30 July 2011 | 2 Comments

“It’s been raining for 2 solid weeks and it’s driving me nuts.” Slang of the day: solid Meaning: consecutive Usage: I’ve been in a bad mood for 3 solid days. Dialog: *on the phone* Sam – Wow, it’s so sunny here in Texas. Mia – That’s great! Sam – Well, it is hot too. How’s […]

Laid back

American Slang,English Vocabulary 28 July 2011 | 4 Comments

“I’m always so laid back when I go to the beach!” Slang of the day:  laid back Meaning:  relaxed and/or calm Usage:  You are a very laid back person.  I never see you get angry. Dialog: Phil – The neighbor’s dog just pooped in our yard. Sue – Oh, okay. Phil – Why do you […]