USA Slang

related: slang, usa
flickrgroup: North American Ecotourism
editing: USA

http://vegasseven.com/2016/08/18/a-language-all-our-own

https://twitter.com/languagelog/status/886075873174011905


Chillax - combination of chill and relax
dfw - Down For Whatever ... as in... I totally want to hang with you and I am interested in doing anything cool. Emphasis on being psyched to chill and hang out. -
http://urbanup.com/2536843
Brother - Friend - Amigo
Cider = Apple juice
Dab = Atlanta term used to describe dance move (bowing head into elbow) which represents confidence, accomplishment, and pride. (Urban Dictionary)
Dude - Friend - Cuate/cuata
Fixin' - Going to (used in Texas)
FYI - For Your Information
Go big or go home - Go all the way
Holy mole - Wow
Jump the shark
Newbie =
okee-dokee = (to express agreement)
Pizaz - Special something
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=pizaz
popping - happening
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schmuck_(pejorative)
Scoot =
Sister - Hermana - Amiga
Sloppy Joe
Sounds like a plan
Straight up - absolute, very
You nailed it! - Le atinaste!
Tailgate = social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle
Tight


Expressions

Vote_early_and_vote_often
http://spark-1590165977.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com/jkatz/SurveyMaps/

Pop Culture
Goofus and Gallant
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23413116

Burning Man
http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/about_burningman/glossary.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2013/12/02/what-dialect-to-do-you-speak-a-map-of-american-english/
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html

Editing

USA

misc

rubber-soled shoes worn in gym class or for athletic activities?
What do you call the area of grass between the sidewalk and the road?

Elsewhere on the Web

http://test.ourhomeground.com
http://www.history.com/shows/americas-secret-slang
http://variety.com/static-pages/slanguage-dictionary

Translating Cartoons into Spanish

Gumby (pronounced Goomby) y Caballo Pokey

Early 1900s

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/bejesus