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    Good morning
    What exactly the 'new-frangled talk' means? It's from Peter Pan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaw.masny View Post
    Good morning
    What exactly the 'new-frangled talk' means? It's from Peter Pan.
    Thanks.
    I think the quote should be "new-fangled talk". New-fangled means "modern", or "up-to-date", or perhaps "recently invented". It's sometimes used quite disparagingly. For example, my grandfather, who is over 80, dislikes computers, mobile phones etc and refers to it as "all this new-fangled technology".

    I would say that "textspeak" could be described as "new-fangled talk" - the way people now use "u" instead of "you", "2" instead of "to" etc.

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    Thank you very much for your help.
    It should and it is.
    Sorry for my cursory reading. Next time I'll try to do it more careful.

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    Re: dictionary

    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaw.masny View Post
    Thank you very much for your help.
    It should and it is.
    Sorry for my cursory reading. Next time I'll try to do it more carefully.

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    Thank you bhaisahab.
    Bad things seem to happen one after another.

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