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Word, one of Aurora's favorite slang terms!

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(noun) Truth

Used as an expression of agreement.


Steve: I’ve got to do something about my grades.  I’m such a demoto lately.

Johnny:  Word.  I’m the same way.

or

Steve: I can’t wait for the weekend.  I’m going to chillax all day on Saturday.

Johnny: Word.


'Word' was originally coined as 'word up' in the 1980’s. The meaning is so prominent that it can be used as a complete sentence.  It is used by many demographics, but is most popular among teenagers and young adults in Aurora.


Eminem uses it perfectly in his song 'Berserk':

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