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The Evolution and Modern Use of the Word "Sick"
“This is siiiiiick!” I said. I showed my friends my bike and pointed out the sick wheels, the sick paint, and the sick pegs. My friends and I have often said this whenever we were completely mesmerized and excited. Imagining someone exclaim “sick” as they witness something incredible gives the best clue of the word’s sla...
A Research Survey of Californians and Language Use
Reflection #1 As the assignment for reflection #1, we were told to find five Californians and ask them to draw or write on the maps to show how they think people speak in different areas of the state. For each respondent, we collected information about their ethnicity, age, gender, first language, and where they have live...