Tag Archives: college slang


Sick-but-Safe

Main description: AB: “So, what other types of unique chants does your frat have?” RD: “We have so many you have no idea. Let’s see, it’s hard to think of them. Because there’s some I can’t tell you. Oh, I know one. It’s, “Sick but Safe.” AB: “How did “sick but safe” start?” RD: “This… Continue Reading »

Slang about UCLA

Context: The informant is a young professional who graduated from UCLA in 2012.  She relays that the acronym for her school had the unofficial meaning of the “University of Cute Little Asians”. Analysis: A quick search of the UCLA website’s enrollment statistics shows that the ethnic category with the highest enrollment is those who have checked… Continue Reading »