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Anglo-Saxons

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people who were from England (Anglos) and Germany (Saxons) who historically came together forming an ethnic group

Many Americans have Anglo-Saxon roots.

baby boomer

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someone who was born after 1945 and before 1964

The baby boomers were of the first to use technology.

boys will be boys

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when boys (or men) do things that boys typically do

Conversation:

Jenny:  Where are the rest of the guys?

Phillip:  They’re all watching the soccer game.  

Jenny:  Ok ... I guess boys will be boys, right?

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bucket list

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a list of things (not necessarily written down) you want to do before you kick the bucket (die)

Traveling around the world is high on my bucket list.

busted

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someone catches you doing something that you really shouldn’t be doing

Conversation:

Friend 1:  She told me you were sick last night, so you weren’t goin' to the party.

Friend 2:  Busted!  Check it out!  She was tagged on Facebook dancin’ away at a club.

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Caucasian

Word List: People

the ‘white’ race of people

On forms, where you have to put a check next to your ethnic group, Caucasian is one of the choices.

depressed

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feeling very down and sad

I got really depressed when my boyfriend left me. 

diva

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a popular, elegant, female movie star or singer who dresses beautifully and presents herself in an over-dramatic way (includes regular girls that have diva-like qualities)

Shirley considers herself to be a diva. Every time I see her, she’s dressed to the nines.

Donald/the Donald -- (Trump)

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Donald Trump, a famous American businessman, author, investor, television personality, and currently the President of the United States.

Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States on January 20th, 2017.

easygoing

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someone who doesn’t let anything bother him/her

I like to hang out with Suzy because she’s so easygoin'.