Slang City in the news:
- La Presse (Quebec) September 28, 2005
How's your French? Ludovic Hirtzmann of Quebec's explains the benefits of Slang City in Argot 101 sur Internet.
Digest May, 2005
Slang City was named one of the top 101 websites for writers for
the second year.
Kansas City Star Don't Do Slang by Doug Worgul,
December 13, 2004
New slang from Slang City and others.
Best of Our Knowledge on Public Radio's WAMC in Albany,
NY (syndicated.) November 8, 2004
Slang City director A.C. Kemp talks to Jim Horn about the dangers of
slang for foreign students.
Conversation on Public Radio's KUOW in Seattle. Word
Histories & the Princess of Slang October 13, 2004
"Is there any new slang you particularly enjoy slinging or slang
you would like to have retired? Should a middle-aged person be able
to use "playa" non-ironically? ...Today The Conversation is words. Our guides will be an editor at The American Heritage Dictionary
of the English Language, and operator of the web site Slang City." (A.C. is interviewed in the second half of the program.)
Science Monitor English as it's really spoken
by Teresa Méndez, June 15, 2004
"Slipping into class on a mild Thursday evening, Wadensky Bastien,
who moved to Boston from Haiti 3-1/2 years ago, removes a rumpled piece
of paper from his shoulder bag. It's cluttered with a week's worth of
English phrases that he can't quite decipher. Glancing at the list,
A. C. Kemp, who teaches the weekly class on American slang here at the
Cambridge Center for Adult Education, asks Mr. Bastien if he has any
questions. "I have plenty," he replies brightly..."
Moines Register He researches 'flossing' and more to
get the slang of it Column by Kyle Munson, June 25, 2004
"Bling-bling, bootylicious, metrosexual. Tired of the same old
slang? Need to liven up your stale vocab? That was my inclination when
I decided to poll a smattering of experts and hipsters nationwide to
root out some of the newest American-English slang in circulation..."
Digest May, 2004
The top 101 websites for writers in 2004
Globe Sunday Magazine Get Ur Freak On by Donna
Coco, April 11, 2004
"If you don't know what that Missy Elliott song title means, it's
time you joined this Cambridge adult-ed class on slang..."
- Boston Metro Hello
There! Interview with A. C. Kemp April 20, 2004
"What is SlangCity.com? SlangCity.com offers resources to foreign
students and immigrants who would like to "fit in" to American
society by learning about slang and pop culture..."
- Improper Bostonian
Inner View January, 2004
"It's been parodied a million times on the big screen, yet it never
seems to get old: Foreign exchange student fumbles English colloquialisms
while smug Americans yuk it up..."
Slang City November 3, 2002
"Do you ever find yourself confused by the language you hear on
the street, in movies, and in pop songs? Even if you consider yourself
a slang master, you may enjoy the colorful examples used on this site..."
Slang City Has been recommended by
- College Humor, USA
- Actrix, New Zealand
- Beyond the Blackstump, Australia
- Boston FR, USA
- Faroese Chat, Iceland
- Kingdom FM 95.2, UK
- Mac’s Picks, Australia
- Net Nana, Israel
- No-Bug.net, Belgium
- O Dia Online, Brazil
- Tasse Bem, Portugal
- The Daily Jolt/Swarthmore
- The Daily Mirror, UK
- WZZO USA
To contact A. C. Kemp for an interview, write firstname.lastname@example.org.