Words, expressions, etc considered very informal, usually used mostly by in-groups, such as young people, and easily affected by trends and fashions.

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Is 二ヶ所 slang for something else? [closed]

Can't find this in the dictionary. Is this the slang form of something else? What does it mean?
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What does ちょちょい mean?

I can't find this defined anywhere. Here's an example: タオルケットをちょちょいかけにきてくれる。 I am also interested in what this whole sentence says.
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When Japanese say KY on the Internet, what does it mean exactly?

This comment can be seen very often on Japanese message boards.
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Where does なう on Twitter come from?

If you follow any Japanese speakers on Twitter, you'll almost certainly see them use なう at the end of a sentence, to say "I am in this place/doing this thing now". Where does this use come from? Who ...
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Sites/ways helpful for learning internet/slang lingo? [closed]

As the title says- I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a website used for learning dialects and internet lingo?
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What’s the difference between [v] たとしても and just the plain ても

What’s the difference between [v] たとしても and just the plain ても, Example: (1) 説明書を読んでも分かりにくい (2) 説明書を読んだとしても分かりにくい
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Meaning and level of 死ねばいいのに

I have been hearing 死ねばいいのに twice last week, including once in a context where a bit of formality was required. What does it mean? Is it as violent as it sounds to me? I am not looking for a ...
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Grammatically correct expression similar to the {~って感じ} slang

Is there a grammatically correct expression similar to the {~って感じ} slang? For example, I heard something like the following conversation in an anime: A: テストはどう? B: どうって? 「もう死にてぇ」って感じだぜ。 A: ...
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How do I use うく as casual slang (as in ういた)?

Sometimes I hear Japanese people say ういた in conversation when describing something (usually someone) unpleasant. I asked my coworker once "what is this word", but I got a very poor explanation (not ...