SF Slang

Apr 08, 2013 at 6am
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Realizing that you’ve driven too far on Octavia to do anything but get on the freeway.

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(Doogie, for short): A millennial boss.

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Realizing that your day-to-day life in SF isn’t suitable for a parental visit.

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Studying the menu at Dolores Park Cafe to give the impression that you’re going to do something other than just use the bathroom.

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Accidentally wandering into the Folsom Street Fair.

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A quick, silent exit to the bathroom when your Mission burrito doesn't sit well with you.

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The painfully obvious lack of interest experienced when listening to someone explain the new app they’re working on.

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Running to catch public transit and not actually making it.

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The elation one feels when the rest of the city is on The Playa.

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Checking for evidence of bedbugs in thrift store furniture.

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When a Google employee coyly slips into conversation that s/he “works in Mountain View.”

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The feeling of annoyance when an errand forces you to wade through the tourists and street kids of Upper Haight.

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The miraculous but rare Muni bus that appears right when you get to the stop.

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The scent of stale human urine on the street.

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The battle between roommates over who will cave and buy the toilet paper next.

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When European ex-pats use their accents to get out of tipping.

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Being stoned on a weekend and running into a coworker.

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A flatulence strategically timed with the roar of a BART train running under the Bay.

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The anxiety one feels that the curtain could be pulled mid-wipe while using that stall in the Hemlock Tavern’s women’s bathroom.

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Thinking you can leave for the day without a jacket, only to be very, very cold upon sundown.

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