I may sound like an old(er) lady before my time, but sometimes I just can’t understand the slang these days! Is “cray” the same as “crazy”? Something “sick” can be a good thing, while someone sick is decidedly not good… huh? And “random”: the kids seem to use it to describe anything unfavorable (e.g., “sucks”), but in my day (there I go again), something random was unexpected, unforeseen. Random could be good or bad or just a way to pick lottery numbers, but it always a toss-up.
As an LSAT instructor, I hear potential test takers describe the test as random, complaining that it “doesn’t mean anything” and shrugging that they will just “take a guess and see what happens.” But, again, at the risk of sounding like a grouchy granny, the LSAT is anything but random, sonny!… Read full post