Sunday, January 06, 2008

The A to Y of teen slang (continued)

There's more on the teen slang dictionary of 13 year old Lucy van Amerongen including the revelation that she's a pupil of Cheltenham Ladies College, an exclusive private school in... err Cheltenham, so the closest she's ever been to the ghetto would have been when she sent her chauffeur out to score her some KFC. But it would be cruel and bitter to pick on a 13 year old girl who's got a publishing deal with a bigger advance than I'll ever see, so I won't.

Here's what The Telegraph and its readers thinks about it all. And here's the same story covered in The Times too and comment from some 15 year olds on the slang featured.

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