[ExI] Language usage

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 13:14:42 UTC 2021

On Sat, 20 Nov 2021 at 02:01, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> …> On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
> Subject: Re: [ExI] from quora - laugh of the day
> >…I also say 'ghost poo' rather than 'packing peanuts'.  Do you?  Oh sorry, irrelevant example…bill w
> Oy vey, I have never heard either of these usages.  So tragically not hip I am.  I so need to get mod.
> spike
> _______________________________________________

I'm with Spike. I haven't heard those terms used either.
It took me a bit of puzzling to work out that (I think) William was
referring to the loose-fill polystyrene protection you find inside
Amazon boxes.

Unfortunately, to the hip young folk these terms now mean something
very different.
To check the current scatological and sexual meanings
(at your own risk!) click below -

It is not only generations that change language; local dialect and
society also changes language.


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