A list of American words used frequently, especially on the college campuses is enclosed for one's benefit.
Blue Book - (1) A manual, which lists fair prices for different years and models, and makes of used cars (2) A booklet with a blue cover and blank pages, used for writing essay-type examinations.
Buzz Off - To brush off someone rudely Can - Restroom or toilet
Cop - A police officer
Cut - Unauthorized absence from a class Dough - Cash or money
Dude - A person, usually male. Frequently used as a term of address among young men. Implies a certain degree of mutual friendship and respect.
Fall - The onset of AFutumn season, typically: August/ September
Fire - To fire someone'- to throw a person out of one's job
Freshman - A first year student at a high school, college or university
FOB- Fresh Off Boat
Gas - Automobile Fuel
Hairy - Difficult, hard to do
Hang Out - To gather in a casual and social manner
Homecoming - Football game where the alumni come backo campus
Jock - An athlete
Junior - A third year student at a high school, college or university
PC - Politically Correct.
Pig Out - To overeat
Pop Quiz - An exam that is not announced nor expected
Quiz - A written or oral test, less formal than an examination
Rain Check - If one is invited out, but already has plans for doing something else, one may say, ' I will take a rain check' implying accepting the invitation at a later date
Senior - A fourth year person at a high school" college or university.
Slacker - A younger person who does not work or go to school.
Sophomore -A second year student at a high school, college or university
Trimester - A period of study consisting of approximately three equal terms of 16 weeks during the academic year.