Escondido Public Library


Slang expert Grant Barrett will be speaking at the Escondido Public Library

Know what a “noob” is and how he can be “pwnt” by an “ill” guy? Want to find out?  Slangmeister Grant Barrett will give you the beta how new slang words become part of the language in the Turrentine room of the Escondido Public Library on Saturday February 16th, 2013 at 2:00PM. As editor of The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English and co-host of the radio program “A Way with Words,” Barrett is no noob to slang and will use his expertise to explanificate how slang develops and infiltrates the language.

The program is free and open to the public. The Escondido Public Library is at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido CA 92025. For more information, please call (760) 839-4839 or visit the library online at to learn about other upcoming library programs.