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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    'A long time dead' does not belong in English Slang

    It is not slang.

  2. 5jj's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: 'A long time dead' does not belong in English Slang

    Many expressions are not slang. What's special about this one?

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    #3

    Re: 'A long time dead' does not belong in English Slang

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Many expressions are not slang. What's special about this one?
    The OP seems to mean that it is listed as English slang, when it shouldn't.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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