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New slang?

When my sister said it, I thought she was being weird. Now I've seen someone else using the word, so it must be a known slang term. But, why would you say "spendy" when "expensive" is not much longer? Really, spendy? Of course, the two people I've heard use this term are from Minnesota and Iowa, so maybe it's regional (I can hope).

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lakme
Aug. 19th, 2002 09:36 am (UTC)
I had a friend that used to say 'spensif'. :)
andysocial
Aug. 19th, 2002 09:48 am (UTC)
I just thought of another term that already exists - pricey. Two syllables, and it has the benefit of being an actual real word. :-)
ex_thebellja885
Aug. 19th, 2002 11:05 am (UTC)
interestingly, spendy sounds a LOT like....trendy ;)
preciousiluzion
Aug. 19th, 2002 03:18 pm (UTC)
heh..
espensif...i say thatand im from FL.., and i just noticed it..lol, i guess im too lazy to say it the right way, watch its going to become a real word put in the dictionary..lol, just like "aint"
cborck
Aug. 19th, 2002 05:39 pm (UTC)
Spendy
Jeez Gary you must be talking about me
andysocial
Aug. 19th, 2002 07:32 pm (UTC)
Re: Spendy
Ya think?

Spendy, indeed. What's wrong with pricey? Same number of syllables, but it's a real word. :-)
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