A discussion of slang and the changes it undergoes.
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Slava wrote:Thanks gailr. Interesting coincidence that it is listed under twig2, also. Did you look at twig3? Another usage in Britain.
NOUN: Chiefly British The current style; the fashion.
ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown.
It would be interesting to see how old the usage is. Does it occur before the appearance of British model Twiggy?
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