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Forum discusses the arcane argot of teenagers and others who use slang.

Guests:

Anyi Howell, 22-year-old media artist, reporter and producer at Youth Radio

Norma Mendoza-Denton, visiting professor of linguistics at Stanford University and author of "Home Girls: Language and Style Among Latina Youth"

Robin Lakoff, professor of linguistics at UC-Berkeley

Aaron Peckham, founder of urbandictionary.com and editor of "Urban Dictionary: Fularious Street Slang Defined"

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