Many times, outsiders seeking to chronicle the language of a tribe are lied to. I suspect this was the case with this 1963 article on campus slang.
While many of the terms are well-documented, I can find no online references to the act of "gleeping" and suspect some researcher was getting his leg pulled.
Or maybe the reporter felt it would be a prank to make something up and insert it and see if anyone noticed.
Right in the middle of charming little St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin (population 2000), Geoff Gorres and his business partners opened a gun store. Their choice of name: F-Bomb Ordnance.
Local residents aren't too happy about it, thinking it lowers the standards of the community to have the f-bomb "displayed prominently" on Main Street.
In response to the controversy, the owner says he may be willing to consider other options for signage, but he's definitely keeping the f-bomb name. More info: CBS (WCCO)
; The Sun
From the Huron Daily Plainsman
- May 28, 1971.
The Northwestern National Bank evidently thought it was important people know the correct terminology. Click the image for a larger version.
(found on "The Boys and Girls Page" distributed by the NEA Service, 1945)
What slang sentence is indicated by this rebus?
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