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Date: Feb 15 2001


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“My comedy CD will be released, hopefully, by the end of the summer. It’s very dirty.”


1. Definition - Study the definition.

indecent, vulgar, obscene

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

A lot of things in this world can be “dirty,” and there isn’t another word that so perfectly describes those things. “Dirty” words are some of the most common “dirty” things, but you’d be better off not using “dirty” words when you’re around your parents, teachers or employers. “Dirty” movies and magazines are also very popular, but most people enjoy those in the privacy of their own homes. So, use the word “dirty” as often as you like, but make sure you think before you use “dirty” things.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“My mom found the dirty magazines I was hiding under my bed and she threw them all in the trash!


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

I believe Norm MacDonald wants to say that his comedy CD is simply ‘sex oriented’ or ‘vulgar’. It might have some adult material. It should be an adult comedy.
by Beenu (Delhi, India)
I think something dirty is something connected with sex. To me, his CD will have a lot of jokes related to sex.
by Katie Barbosa (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
I think dirty in this context means to use or contain bad words.
by Ammar (Udhailiyah, Saudi Arabia)
“Dirty” in this sense means “vulgar or naughty”.
by Vijay
I think “dirty” means: “connected with sex in a way that is considered immoral or unpleasant.
by Lino (Rome, Italy)
Somthin dirty, is that thing nobody wants to have. But here, dirty used to indicate somthin of low class of music. In other meanin, dirty music, cheap songs and quality.
by Shaaf (KSA)
I guess that a novel, a movie, a joke,...and even a person is “dirty” means it is indecent, obscene, vulgar, etc…
by Javier (Barcelona, Spain)

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