Date: Tue, 2 Jan 1996 14:38:39 -0500 From: Benjamin Barrett Subject: Re: New Joiner Here >Date: Tue, 2 Jan 1996 11:45:51 +0800 >From: Russ McClay >Sender: American Dialect Society [snip] >Finally, living overseas makes keeping up on all the current expressions >difficult. One that piqued my interest a year or two ago is "dis" / > "dissed". >[snip] I can remember hearing "dis" as a short form of "disrespect" in high school, about 12 years ago (Seattle). I think it ran epedemic, totally replacing the then common verb "dog." yoroshiku Benjamin Barrett