50 states, 50 slang terms. Get ready for a hilarious look at regional linguistics across the country.
Alabama for most everyone else in the country is just Alabama, but for the natives it’s ‘Bama. The shortened form is used as a nickname for the state and the University of Alabama. According to Dictionary.com, “bama” can also be slang for someone who is unstylish or uncool, though we doubt Alabama folks subscribe to that version of the word.
SIDNEY WYCKOFF: “In this matter, elected Republicans are mainly serving, not the president, and certainly not the republic, but themselves,” he said. “Having decided that no amount of evidence would be sufficient for conviction, they realize that the presentation of a full and compelling case would convict them of servility and institutional surrender. So a quick and dirty Senate trial is the best way to limit the exposure of their malpractice.” -Michael Gerson History will remember their names.