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Thread started 04/27/07 12:52am

bigbrother

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Which P songs contain slang used by P which you don't understand? For me, it's 'double - drag' in 'Sexuality' and 'Let's Pretend We're Married'. What the hell is that?
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Reply #1 posted 04/27/07 4:26am

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A "few turbulence" in "International Lover" is the one that comes to mind.
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Reply #2 posted 04/27/07 5:29am

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bigbrother said:

Which P songs contain slang used by P which you don't understand? For me, it's 'double - drag' in 'Sexuality' and 'Let's Pretend We're Married'. What the hell is that?


If someone is a "drag," it means they are boring or a downer. So, I always thought that "doubl-drag" was someone who was twice as much of a drag. Maybe I am wrong.
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Reply #3 posted 04/27/07 5:31am

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violetorgangrinder said:

A "few turbulence" in "International Lover" is the one that comes to mind.


Turbulence...as in on an airplane. When the airplane shakes. So, it means the "ride" is going to be full of motion and "bumping."
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Reply #4 posted 04/27/07 5:33am

Anx

i liked it better when he made up his own slang than when he tries to sound all down with the latest lingo. disbelief
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Reply #5 posted 04/27/07 6:17am

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i liked it better when he made up his own slang than when he tries to sound all down with the latest lingo. disbelief


nod Me too!

His slang was much more fun!
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Reply #6 posted 04/27/07 3:41pm

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SexyBeautifulOne said:

Anx said:

i liked it better when he made up his own slang than when he tries to sound all down with the latest lingo. disbelief


nod Me too!

His slang was much more fun!


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Reply #7 posted 04/27/07 4:51pm

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Anx said:

i liked it better when he made up his own slang than when he tries to sound all down with the latest lingo. disbelief

Wha? like chips and whips? lol
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Reply #8 posted 04/27/07 5:58pm

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Reply #9 posted 04/27/07 5:59pm

Flowerz

bigbrother said:

Which P songs contain slang used by P which you don't understand? For me, it's 'double - drag' in 'Sexuality' and 'Let's Pretend We're Married'. What the hell is that?


"Tamborine"

*I don't care 4 1 night stands
With trolley cars
That juggle 17*


I dig the song, dunno what the brother is sayin' in that verse ..
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Reply #10 posted 04/27/07 6:40pm

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Flowerz said:

bigbrother said:

Which P songs contain slang used by P which you don't understand? For me, it's 'double - drag' in 'Sexuality' and 'Let's Pretend We're Married'. What the hell is that?


"Tamborine"

*I don't care 4 1 night stands
With trolley cars
That juggle 17*


I dig the song, dunno what the brother is sayin' in that verse ..


I believe "trolley car" is slang for a loose woman.
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Reply #11 posted 04/27/07 6:49pm

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Genesia said:

Flowerz said:



"Tamborine"

*I don't care 4 1 night stands
With trolley cars
That juggle 17*


I dig the song, dunno what the brother is sayin' in that verse ..


I believe "trolley car" is slang for a loose woman.


Ok so what is the 17 that she's jugglin? confuse is that his slang 4 under aged? Wait! eek I 4got prince like them under aged girls.
rolleyes giggle ok so back 2 my first question, what does it mean?
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Reply #12 posted 04/27/07 6:52pm

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KidaDynamite said:

Genesia said:



I believe "trolley car" is slang for a loose woman.


Ok so what is the 17 that she's jugglin? confuse


Men?
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Reply #13 posted 04/27/07 6:55pm

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Genesia said:

KidaDynamite said:



Ok so what is the 17 that she's jugglin? confuse


Men?


Oh My Damn! eek
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I ain't felt this way in years...
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Reply #14 posted 04/27/07 7:16pm

Flowerz

ahh .. thanx Genesia..

that he doesnt like loose women who juggle around lotz of men ..
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Reply #15 posted 04/27/07 7:29pm

Flowerz

Anx said:

i liked it better when he made up his own slang than when he tries to sound all down with the latest lingo. disbelief


like 'Housequake' .. lol ..
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Reply #16 posted 04/27/07 7:57pm

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Cabbagehead!!!!!falloff

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Reply #17 posted 04/27/07 8:59pm

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I had a girlfriend that hated "heckaslammin" because it was a made up word.

I LOVED it because it was made up...and it rhymed falloff


It took me FOREVER to realize what

"Tamborine"

*I don't care 4 1 night stands
With trolley cars
That juggle 17*


meant falloff


And I love it when he makes up his own slang vs using "the latest lingo"


rose
I'm firmly planted in denial
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Reply #18 posted 04/27/07 11:53pm

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eek
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Reply #19 posted 05/20/07 4:40pm

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gmcb said:

violetorgangrinder said:

A "few turbulence" in "International Lover" is the one that comes to mind.


Turbulence...as in on an airplane. When the airplane shakes. So, it means the "ride" is going to be full of motion and "bumping."



I'm aware of the definition of turbulence; what I don't understand is the use of "few" before "turbulence". Being singular, one should either say, or in Prince's case, sing, "I anticipate turbulence along the way" or "some turbulence". In some cases, if one wishes to express it in plural form, one would say I anticipate "a few turbulences along the way". I just imagined "a few turbulence" to be some sort of slang. confused
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Reply #20 posted 05/20/07 4:44pm

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violetorgangrinder said:

gmcb said:



Turbulence...as in on an airplane. When the airplane shakes. So, it means the "ride" is going to be full of motion and "bumping."



I'm aware of the definition of turbulence; what I don't understand is the use of "few" before "turbulence". Being singular, one should either say, or in Prince's case, sing, "I anticipate turbulence along the way" or "some turbulence". In some cases, if one wishes to express it in plural form, one would say I anticipate "a few turbulences along the way". I just imagined "a few turbulence" to be some sort of slang. confused


I think he's saying "a bit of", or "a little". Not "a few".
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Reply #21 posted 05/20/07 4:47pm

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violetorgangrinder said:

gmcb said:



Turbulence...as in on an airplane. When the airplane shakes. So, it means the "ride" is going to be full of motion and "bumping."



I'm aware of the definition of turbulence; what I don't understand is the use of "few" before "turbulence". Being singular, one should either say, or in Prince's case, sing, "I anticipate turbulence along the way" or "some turbulence". In some cases, if one wishes to express it in plural form, one would say I anticipate "a few turbulences along the way". I just imagined "a few turbulence" to be some sort of slang. confused




I thought I was the only one. I love the song and it irks the crap outta me when he says "a few turbulence" . sigh
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Reply #22 posted 05/20/07 4:51pm

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did prince invent all that cherry moon/movie star era lingo himself or did he pick it up from somewhere? i speak of stuff like:

drawz (as in "i'm gon get some serious drawz tonight, think i aint?")
dog (as in "wow, that's dog")

and uh, that's about it
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Reply #23 posted 05/20/07 4:52pm

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good question, gotta think about that one.
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Reply #24 posted 05/20/07 4:57pm

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squirrelgrease said:

violetorgangrinder said:




I'm aware of the definition of turbulence; what I don't understand is the use of "few" before "turbulence". Being singular, one should either say, or in Prince's case, sing, "I anticipate turbulence along the way" or "some turbulence". In some cases, if one wishes to express it in plural form, one would say I anticipate "a few turbulences along the way". I just imagined "a few turbulence" to be some sort of slang. confused


I think he's saying "a bit of", or "a little". Not "a few".


If one performs a Google search of "turbulence", "International Lover" and "Prince", the results clearly show that the phrase used is "a few turbulence". Listen to the song, and it is quite clear.
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Reply #25 posted 05/20/07 5:09pm

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squirrelgrease said:

violetorgangrinder said:




I'm aware of the definition of turbulence; what I don't understand is the use of "few" before "turbulence". Being singular, one should either say, or in Prince's case, sing, "I anticipate turbulence along the way" or "some turbulence". In some cases, if one wishes to express it in plural form, one would say I anticipate "a few turbulences along the way". I just imagined "a few turbulence" to be some sort of slang. confused


I think he's saying "a bit of", or "a little". Not "a few".




Nah, he says "a few" and it bugs me. sad
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Reply #26 posted 05/20/07 5:09pm

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violetorgangrinder said:

squirrelgrease said:



I think he's saying "a bit of", or "a little". Not "a few".


If one performs a Google search of "turbulence", "International Lover" and "Prince", the results clearly show that the phrase used is "a few turbulence". Listen to the song, and it is quite clear.


Oh yeah. I forgot that the internet flawless.

And, what the fuck is "Google"? Don't use your fancy words to make yourself look smart. I speak American.
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Reply #27 posted 05/20/07 5:14pm

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Ok don't know if it's slang or not but "Elephants and flowers"??? I dunno, just being creative maybe????
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Reply #28 posted 05/20/07 5:46pm

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violetorgangrinder said:

A "few turbulence" in "International Lover" is the one that comes to mind.


Turbulence...as in on an airplane. When the airplane shakes. So, it means the "ride" is going to be full of motion and "bumping."

I should say, we will experience some turbulence along the way, not a few turbulence. That part always bugged me, too.
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Reply #29 posted 05/20/07 6:32pm

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Do the "Marshmellow" in Hot wit U!
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