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Title Date Summary
1 L8er G8er
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.8
11/19/2010 Students warned to show respect when contacting professors via email. Do not use the texting lingo you use with friends. Include your name and course and always end the note with a thank you.
2 The insanity of euphemisms
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.9
4/20/2010 Looks at odd and often gruesome sayings.
3 Pitfalls of movie screen profanity
McPheron--Kristen Jenna (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:47, p.5
4/6/2010 Believes that excessive profane language can ruin a good film.
4 $%#@!
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.5
2/19/2010 The use of swear words has increased over time. Today, unfortunately, swear words can be heard in nearly all situations.
5 That's so gay
Martin--Drake E. (Residence Staff)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.8
11/4/2008 Safe Zone Ally orientation program date, time, and place announced. The goal is to have a campus free from demeaning speech and behaviors.
6 For the uninitiated
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:8, p.5
9/26/2008 A quick guide to video game lingo presented.
7 Improve your vocabulary
Northern Iowan 101:44, p.5
3/11/2005 Discusses the casual use of profanity.
8 Do you know the lingo?
Freeman--Michael S. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 98:47, p.5
4/5/2002 Explores the special language of baseball.
9 History of the F-word revealed
Leonard--Brendan
Northern Iowan 97:41, p.8
2/27/2001 Comments on the attitude of people towards a particular word.
10 Are you a guy or a 'guy'?
Hennings--Kathleen L.
Northern Iowan 97:7, p.8
9/19/2000 Discusses the misuse of the word "guy".
11 What's that you say?
Bartell--Renee
Northern Iowan 82:17, p.13
11/1/1985 Words for odd situations.
12 Addicted to "hip jargon?"
Nelson--Philip Jeffrey (Classes of 1976 and 1992)
Northern Iowan 72:33, p.2
1/30/1976 Phil Nelson blames society for addiction to slogans and hip jargon.
13 Understanding students--prof studies campus slang
UNI Century 1:1, p.3
1/1/1973 Professor Don Nilsen collects and analyzes UNI slang.
14 Untitled
College Eye 59:37, p.2
4/30/1965 Student uses 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' catch phrase from the new movie 'Mary Poppins,' after seeing his test score.
15 Emerging SCI tongue, footballi, now unveiled
Pirages--Phillip J. (Classes of 1967 and 1969; English Faculty)
College Eye 59:5, p.7
10/9/1964 Mocks slang of football participants.
16 'I'm hurting,' 'nifty,' 'zero:' popular campus jargon
Christ--Plucia
College Eye 59:1, p.1
9/11/1964 A look at campus slang.
17 SCI students partake in European study tour
Public Relations News Release 1960:535, p.1
7/24/1961 A group of State College of Iowa students embark on the first portion of their European study tour, where they learn the basics of English slang.
18 A complete TC glossary!
Lakin--Robert (Class of 1958)
College Eye 49:33, p.4
5/23/1958 Glossary of campus slang.
19 Are you real jelly, a double bubble?
College Eye 43:10, p.5
11/30/1951 A look at college slang.
20 How to 'dig' army slang in one easy lesson
College Eye 34:25, p.1
4/9/1943 Quick look and glossary of Army slang.
21 Navy 'slanguage' strange tongue to us collegians
College Eye 34:20, p.5
3/3/1943 Quick look at navy slang.
22 Get hep to Navy lingo, you may need it soon
College Eye 34:8, p.1
10/30/1942 A look at Navy slang.
23 Students can win $$$$ sending in 'slanguage'
College Eye 33:31, p.1
5/8/1942 To Pepsi-Cola Company.
24 Slang, yes, children in Louisiana know
College Eye 28:5, p.5
10/8/1936 Student collects slang expressions from Southern school.
25 Are you a cahooter?
College Eye 27:32, p.2
2/21/1936 Defines "cahooter" and claims that the ISTC campus needs more of them.
26 Believe it or not! College students devise and use their own vocabulary; "Bing" Crosby and Richard Arlen work out list of college slang
College Eye 24:29, p.3
4/21/1933 American college slang.
27 Editorials; oh yeah!
College Eye 24:29, p.2
4/21/1933 Urges middle road in use of slang.
28 Editorials; "He got married"
College Eye 24:6, p.2
10/14/1932 Notes problems with using "got" in places in which it is unnecessary.
29 Whoopie and its relatives
College Eye 23:51, p.2
7/21/1932 Comments on the changes in slang.
30 The Wolff's Howl
College Eye 19:15, p.4
12/14/1927 Advocates writing Christmas, as opposed to abbreviating it "Xmas".
31 "Respect God" is theme of student's oration; profanity a curse on mankind
Frederickson--Frederick (Student--1926)
College Eye 18:6, p.5
7/16/1926 Text of address by Frederick Frederickson.
32 Slang
College Eye 17:44, p.2
5/12/1926 Defends use of everyday slang.
33 Isn't it wonderful?
College Eye 16:33, p.4
5/6/1925 Speaks out against overuse of the word "wonderful."
34 Nicknames
College Eye 10:13, p.2
2/5/1919 Nicknames are a popular "short cut" for Americans. Some people like them, some don't.
35 Editorial
College Eye 8:15, p.4
1/24/1917 Quick comments and announcements.
36 A favorite expression of Normalites
Normal Eyte 13:29, p.461
4/25/1903
37 Young American is often grievously censured
Normal Eyte 2:14, p.113
12/13/1892 Finds that just about everyone, including faculty, uses slang.

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