[FoRK] coining

Regina Schuman rschuman
Wed Sep 21 09:00:46 PDT 2005

3. Crunk  	 link  send  redefine   278 up, 161 down
The word in Yiddish means "sick," and was brought into the Southern
Black vernacular through the presence of European Jewish immigrant
shopkeepers in black neighborhoods in cities such as Atlanta.
Can be used in the sense of "messed up" as in "these forks are crunk,"
and spread to "messed up" as from controlled substances


>>> Joe Barrera <joe at barrera.org> 9/21/2005 11:23:57 AM >>>
Regina Schuman wrote:

>  writers block?

To alter slightly a term from Star Trek, I call it "mind melt".

- Joe

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