The slang of SHS: part 26

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The slang of SHS: part 26

Nolan Wollum poses with a dictionary for his annual slang article.

Nolan Wollum poses with a dictionary for his annual slang article.

Nolan Wollum poses with a dictionary for his annual slang article.

Nolan Wollum poses with a dictionary for his annual slang article.

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And we back. Another year of school at Sartell High School has commenced, and along with the new year, new slang also appears from numerous sources:  the internet, media, or someone’s own conviction! Also, along with a new year comes a new format, because yolo.  So you know how it ’bout to be. Let’s rise this school year and get this bread.

 

SMOKE noun

\ ˈsmōk  \

Synonyms: Trouble, Issue

“You don’t want no SMOKE, JT!”

SMOKE is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a visible suspension of carbon or other particles in the air, typically one emitted from a burning substance.” The dictionary version is not the same as the slang version, however, as this word takes on a whole new meaning in slang. Smoke can be used in a variety of ways, such as someone not wanting to have anything to do with you or your group. Smoke is the result of a confrontation that could result in trouble.

 

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