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Jun 26, 2003
This week's theme
Slang/informal terms

This week's words
muggle
gearhead
fress
vibe
bumf

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vibe

(vyb) Pronunciation

noun:
1. Vibration.
2. An emotional feeling, aura, or atmosphere from someone or something.

[Short for vibration, from vibrate, from Latin vibratus, past participle of vibrare (to move to and fro).]

"The Saxon sound system from London, England, kept the vibes flowing nicely."
Rocking Reggae Shakes Germany; The Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica); June 18, 2003.

"To him (Robert Mirabal), Tokyo appears to be a big village inhabited by another tribe, and he finds its vibe quite different than that of his homeland."
Miki Takashima; Traditional Musicians Strike a New, Innovative Beat; The Daily Yomiuri (Tokyo, Japan); June 18, 2003.

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There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who believe themselves sinners; the sinners who believe themselves righteous. -Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (1623-1662)

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