Slang is just one of the many ways we make the mainstream our own. It gets copied, imitated, replicated, but never re-authenticated. Regions around the world shape language in fun and innovative ways to suit their environment.
Here, we highlight the slang from Chicago. Many talented artists (and even our former President) have made claim to the Chi. And from music, to television, to film, we've heard plenty of creative expressions from the Windy City. Here are a few in the video below:
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