Dude, Check Out This Research!

Since this research was performed in Pittsburgh and I frequently use the word “dude”
myself, I couldn’t resist posting this.

Linguist Deciphers Uses of Word ‘Dude’

PITTSBURGH – Dude, you’ve got to read this. A linguist from the University of Pittsburgh has published a scholarly paper deconstructing and deciphering the word “dude,” contending it is much more than a catchall for lazy, inarticulate surfers, skaters, slackers and teenagers.