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    Quote Originally Posted by stigmatica View Post
    Cray: I've heard this word used twice in the last week. I don't absolutely hate it, but I find it slightly annoying. It's like it's trying too hard to be hip.
    I was thinking supercomputers? Short for crayfish? Crazy?

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    No one knows what it means, but it's provocative. It gets people going.
    That shit Cray
    If it's just sort for crazy, that's kind of dumb, but if it springs from a nerdy reference to super computing I can't completely hate it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stigmatica View Post
    Cray: I've heard this word used twice in the last week. I don't absolutely hate it, but I find it slightly annoying. It's like it's trying too hard to be hip.
    I thought it was supposed to be said twice like so:

    "Georgy Boy is sooooooo craycray fa sho!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Senseye View Post
    I was thinking supercomputers? Short for crayfish? Crazy?

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    If it's just sort for crazy, that's kind of dumb, but if it springs from a nerdy reference to super computing I can't completely hate it.
    If you search for the double word, you'll find more.

    Quote Originally Posted by latch View Post
    I thought it was supposed to be said twice like so:

    "Georgy Boy is sooooooo craycray fa sho!"
    Well, I heard it once as cray cray this week, and once as cray. Upon looking up "cray cray" I read that it is no longer cool to say it twice. Apparently, it started in a song of some sort as "cray cray". Here's the source.

    “Cray cray” is a term coined by YouTube sensation Andrew Gunadie (widely known as gunnarolla). The phrase debuted in a gunnarolla video titled CRAY CRAY (gunnarollaw #26) on January 7, 2011. The term is a variant of the word “crazy”; in its pronunciation, “cray cray” can be described as crazy in itself.
    “Cray cray” has been adopted by many prominent media professionals, such as news anchors, comedians, and other famous YouTube users.
    The term was declared “dead” on August 26, 2011 in a gunnarolla and songstowearpantsto (Andrew Huang) collaboration video titled CRAY CRAY IS DEAD (3/22); it was succeeded by the much simpler “cray”.
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    I don't find you a potential threat to human society, you're not crazy. Feces.

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    Pic.

    Picture is not a long word. It is not necessary to shorten it to something vapid-sounding. Now, if someone refers to a movie as a "picture", that is awesome.

    Side note:

    Bodacious and radical should never have left the lexicon of slang. I was disappointed when I got to be a teenager, because, I had assumed that, upon becoming a teenager, I would be able to use those words. Apparently, the early 90's did not last forever. I fully intend to bring these words back.

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    ^ apparently you're too young to remember "tubular". Brah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rincon View Post
    ^ apparently you're too young to remember "tubular". Brah.
    I remember it from GUTS. There was an event called "Totally Tubular" which involved inner tubes. Beyond that, I don't think I ever heard someone use the word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slab_Bulkhead View Post
    Bodacious and radical should never have left the lexicon of slang. I was disappointed when I got to be a teenager, because, I had assumed that, upon becoming a teenager, I would be able to use those words. Apparently, the early 90's did not last forever. I fully intend to bring these words back.
    Don't forget heinous, bogus, and gnarly.
    --Mention of these things is so taboo, they aren't even allowed a name for the prohibition. It is just not done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hephaestus View Post
    Don't forget heinous, bogus, and gnarly.
    And heshen, hella and spaz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hephaestus View Post
    Don't forget heinous, bogus, and gnarly.

    I use gnarly and rad all the time...

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    Stop being word nazis. If you can use a word well, then you deserve to use it. Language is not about which word you should or should not be condoned to say

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