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    try hard fool, gangstaz

    Hi,


    Shawty A word used by try hard fools and 'gangstaz' (another failed attempt at making yourself sound 'hard') to describe an attractive female.
    Source: Urban Dictionary

    - What does' try hard fool" mean?

    - gangstaz = gangstas= a young man in a gang in black English?



    Thank you!

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    Re: try hard fool, gangstaz

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi,




    Source: Urban Dictionary

    - What does' try hard fool" mean?

    - gangstaz = gangstas= a young man in a gang in black English?



    Thank you!
    A "try hard fool" is a guy who hits on every woman in a bar until he finds one dumb enough to go with him.

    See gangster here: Urban Dictionary: gangster

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    Re: try hard fool, gangstaz

    I​ have never heard "try hard fool" in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: try hard fool, gangstaz

    Thank you both for your replies.


    Mike, is gangsta, the spelling, in colloquial English?

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    Re: try hard fool, gangstaz

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Thank you both for your replies.


    Mike, is gangsta, the spelling, in colloquial English?
    It is one spelling, but I would classify it as Black Vernacular English.

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