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Definition of Slang

  SLANG   noun
The grunt of the human hog (Pignoramus intolerabilis) with an audible memory.  The speech of one who utters with his tongue what he thinks with his ear, and feels the pride of a creator in accomplishing the feat of a parrot.  A means (under Providence) of setting up as a wit without a capital of sense.

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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