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Slang Hunters

A doodle illustrating a “turdmuffin”, a particularly unsavory and rather illogical term of an abusive slang.
Slang has been around longer than you might think—we've been calling a house a "crib" since the 1500's. But for most of its life, slang has been "dissed"—banished to the fringes of language, considered unworthy of serious study. Until now. Join us on a blizzard-paced, A-to-Z tour of slang, from the amusingly outdated to the very latest. With the help of lively and renowned language experts, hilarious person-on-the street commentary and dazzling graphics, NGC will truly bring language to life!