Urban Dictionary Aaron Peckham, who started the online site Urban Dictionary in 1999 when he was a freshman at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, stands with his laptop open to the website at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, Dec. 12, 2013. Urban Dictionary, a crowd-sourced online dictionary that lets anyone contribute words and definitions, has become a real-time archive for new and slang terms, particularly those that have risen because of social media and the Web. Read more »
Urban Dictionary Aaron Peckham, who started the online site Urban Dictionary in 1999 when he was a freshman at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, stands with his laptop open to the website at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, Dec. 12, 2013. Urban Dictionary, a crowd-sourced online dictionary that lets anyone contribute words and definitions, has become a real-time archive for new and slang terms, particularly those that have risen because of social media and the Web. Read more » NYT
Urban Dictionary Aaron Peckham, who started the online site Urban Dictionary in 1999 when he was a freshman at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, stands with his laptop open to the website at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, Dec. 12, 2013. Urban Dictionary, a crowd-sourced online dictionary that lets anyone contribute words and definitions, has become a real-time archive for new and slang terms, particularly those that have risen because of social media and the Web. Read more » NYT

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