Ebonics Education

Slang becomes a recognized language to be translated and studied
Implications - With social media making online lingo acceptable in everyday dialogue, it is not surprising that other types of slang are becoming more widely accepted and used by pop culture-savvy marketers. Marketers are recognizing that in order to communicate effectively with a certain demographic, they must use the appropriate vernacular, which gives rise to dictionaries and translators that educate on informal types of speech.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 54,690 Total Clicks Aug 10 - Feb 11
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Vocabulary Translation Websites - Unsuck-It is a Website that Untwists Jangled Jargon
SCORE: 5.3
V. Hot 5,700 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 10
Vocabulary Translation Websites
Unsuck-It is a Website that Untwists Jangled Jargon
The Unsuck-it website is an innovative new area, where those who have trouble with the fast-paced jargon of social media can learn and understand it. By placing slang or abbreviated sentences in the search… [More]
Shocking Sign Language Tees - The Controversial Social Hands Tee is Silently In-Your-Face
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Hot 4,336 Clicks Pub: Dec 16, 10
Shocking Sign Language Tees
The Controversial Social Hands Tee is Silently In-Your-Face
The Social Hands Tee is a hilarious piece of apparel adorned with today's most recognizable wordless symbols. From "the finger" to the Trekkie sign, this rockin' t-shirt explores all the messages you can… [More]
Hip-Hop Handbooks - ‘Understanding Rap' Clarifies Confusing Urban Lyrics
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Mild 2,854 Clicks Pub: Jan 14, 11
Hip-Hop Handbooks
‘Understanding Rap' Clarifies Confusing Urban Lyrics
If you’ve ever been unsure of a popular hip-hop lyric, ‘Understanding Rap’ breaks it down into language even your grandparents will get. Rap songs are best known for their clever tongue-in-cheek references… [More]
Sweet Slanged Cards - Say What You Feel with the Greenwich Letterpress Mixed Slang Cards
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Mild 1,924 Clicks Pub: Dec 23, 10
Sweet Slanged Cards
Say What You Feel with the Greenwich Letterpress Mixed Slang Cards
If you're the type that loves to say how you feel in slang, then you'll definitely give some "mad props!" to these Greenwich Letterpress Mixed Slang cards. With fun modern slang phrases embellishing the… [More]
Social Media Dictionaries - Twittonary Helps You Communicate in the Tech World
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Mild 2,709 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 11
Social Media Dictionaries
Twittonary Helps You Communicate in the Tech World
With the popularity of Twitter-specific terms integrating themselves into daily speech, the Twittonary is an online tool to get the meanings behind Twitter-related words. There are two ways to search.… [More]
Internet Gesture Glossaries - 'Pinky Slang' is the "Urban Dictionary" of Hand Signs
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Mild 37,167 Clicks Pub: Dec 1, 10
Internet Gesture Glossaries
'Pinky Slang' is the "Urban Dictionary" of Hand Signs
'Pinky Slang' is a new website that is dedicated to fleshing out the meaning behind every hand signal. 'Pinky Slang' takes crowd-sourced hand gestures and their explanations and posts them up for the world… [More]