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From: "Hugh Wilding" <>
Subject: Re: TMG-L: *street cred* ???
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 09:38:16 -0000

I originally wrote:
>Provided you cite that you have accepted this as fact and your reasons
>then you actually go some way towards establishing your *street cred*
>for those who follow in 50 years time.

Gary asked:
>What exactly is *street cred* guys? Is this a Britishism or am I just
>so old now that I'm entirely out of the loop here?

Linda commented:
> Would this be anything like "credibility"???????

Sure is. Short for "street credibility" - i.e. believability within your
chosen context. Umm, in my ignorance, I would have said that it was an
American linguistic import rather than an English invention...


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