My word!

In all the talk about the way we talk around here, one thing that gets lost is how fast words can go out of fashion. And some never even leave the neighborhood.

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By Billy Baker
Globe Correspondent / May 25, 2008

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Not too long ago, Boston teenagers had their own term for kissing. Two of them, in fact, and you could tell what side of the city someone was from based on the word he or she used. In Southie and Dorchester, the aggressive action verb "scoring" was used, as in "I scored Sully's sister up the park last night." In ... (Full article: 1388 words)

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