Princeton Slang

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The Daily Princetonian's "Princeton Dictionary"

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"Fuck My Life." See PrincetonFML.


Princeton GoodCrush
A website created by former USG president Josh Weinstein that allows individuals to post "missed connections" and to anonymously send crushes to individuals.


Official Site
A popular website related to life at Princeton University that became popular in 2010. The features complaints (hence the phrase "FML" or "Fuck My Life") but is often a popular place for general discussions and dialogues related to Princeton life.

Princeton Panda


Official Definition
According to Wiktionary, sketch or sketchy is alternately defined as "of questionable or doubtful quality," "suspected of taking part in illicit or dishonorable dealings," and "disturbing or unnerving, often in such a way that others may suspect them of intending physical or sexual harm or harassment." The term is frequently applied to graduate students and those who lack in social graces.


Despite its specific meaning, this word is generally applied to ostensibly contemptible people, particularly those concentrating in the Woodrow Wilson School.


According to Wikipedia, an internet troll is "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users into a desired emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion." In the Princeton context, trolls tend to frequent PrincetonFML and The Daily Princetonian's online comments. Notable trolls include AC, AH, grover, and Old Money.


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