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    Question What is the Dealio?

    Hi,
    Please have a look at this:
    http://www.eureka.com.kw/uploads/ima...012%20mix2.jpg

    What does Dealio mean?
    I googled, and it seems to be a type of toolbar or software, which has no relevance to the ad, I believe.

    Any idea?

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    Re: What is the Dealio?

    I assume it's a wordplay or a portmanteau of "deal" and "yo". Since, it's used in an ad, it's meant to catch the readers' attention. It's like saying, "What's the deal, yo?"

    Hope that helps.

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    Re: What is the Dealio?

    It's just slang for 'deal'. 'Yo' is not included.


    dealio
    Pseudo-Spanish for "deal", used to lend an air of urban-chic to an otherwise urbane sentence.
    Ok folks, here's the deal...
    - vs -
    Alright peeps, here's the dealio...
    Urban Dictionary: dealio

    That link has the definition. But beware, it contains some vulgar abbreviations and words. However it is the 'go-to' place for looking up slang words.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: What is the Dealio?

    Quote Originally Posted by asdf1234 View Post
    I assume it's a wordplay or a portmanteau of "deal" and "yo". Since, it's used in an ad, it's meant to catch the readers' attention. It's like saying, "What's the deal, yo?"

    Hope that helps.
    Sounds reasonable, thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by HanibalII View Post
    It's just slang for 'deal'. 'Yo' is not included.




    Urban Dictionary: dealio

    That link has the definition. But beware, it contains some vulgar abbreviations and words. However it is the 'go-to' place for looking up slang words.
    Oh, that sounds it. Thanks :)

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