ebonics ebonics  /i ˈbɔ nɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

Usage(s):

  • Oakland school superintendent defends decision to introduce ebonics during Senate hearing.

News

  • Rotten To The Common Core / Advanced Stupidity

    Rotten To the Common Core We learned the 80s, 90s and 2000s that The New Math was stupid Outcomes Based Education (OBE) was stupid The Open School was stupid Fuzzy / Reform Math was stupid Whole language was stupid Multicultural Focused Education / Ebonics was...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: AsianWeek

Quotes

  1. Asked how he responded to Spurs center Fabricio Oberto of Argentina after a hard foul in the teams' first-round playoff series, O'Neal told the Arizona Republic, "I told him something in this language .............. it's called vulgar ebonics."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: San Antonio Express

  2. "They would call that ebonics in this day and age," Patterson said. "But we didn't have that terminology back in those days."
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Kay Patterson Source: The State

  3. As Andrew Lam writes in his foreword, "tightly knit tribes - Little Saigons, Chinatowns, Little Kabul - with their own in-language media and temples and churches, exist alongside Latino Muslims, black Buddhists, Mien teenagers speaking Ebonics."
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Andrew Lam Source: San Jose Mercury News

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