Urban Dictionary is a Slang GoldmineThe Urban Dictionary is a user-edited dictionary that allows people to research, add and edit the words listed in the dictionary. It is best used as a slang dictionary and some of the entries are quite funny like this entry for "I am sparticus."
This is something that is good to use in either a crowded room full of geeks or in an IRC chat.Anil Dash lays on the praise for this user-edited slang dictionary and refers to the Urban Dictionary as The Other Wikipedia in a recent post.
Originated from sparticus...
You: "I am sparticus!!!!"
Everyone else: "No, I am sparticus!","I am sparticus", "He lies. I am sparticus" and so forth.
Whenever I hear about what a great community-edited, user-contributed site Wikipedia is, I think about the unsung site that's just as much of a success: Urban Dictionary. Where else can you find definitions for meh and cool beans and thousands of obscure sexual practices of varying degrees of debauchery?
Posted on July 18, 2005
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