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To dis is "to speak negatively about a person." I would categorize this as
street slang rather than ebonics.
> From: Richard Yanowitz <ryanowit -at- NYCT -dot- NET>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Agencies/markup/etc.
> Date: Thursday, May 22, 1997 12:45 PM
> At 09:36 AM 5/22/97 -0700, Bob Morrisette wrote:
> >What does dis'sing mean? Are we using ebonics in the tech writers list?
> Would this be a problem?
> Richard Yanowitz, NYC
> ryanowitz -at- bigfoot -dot- com
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