Horse of a Different Color. Black Sheep. Wrong Side of the Tracks. These are common expressions we use every day in America. But what's the history behind these phrases? Find out in the new season of America's Secret Slang, where in each episode host Zach Selwyn will reveal the hidden history behind our favorite sayings, clichés and oddly sounding words.
Runtime: 30 minutes
America's Secret Slang - LGBT slang - Netflix
LGBT slang, LGBT speak or gay slang is a set of slang lexicon used predominantly among LGBT people. It has been used in various languages, including English and Japanese, since the early 1900s as a means by which members of the LGBT community can identify themselves and speak in code with brevity and speed to other LGBTs.
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