Washington D.C. Slang

Washington Slang
Washington Slang

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It's no wonder that much of Washington, D.C. and its slang have roots in the world of politics. While some of D.C.'s local lingo has made it to citizens "outside the Beltway" via political shows such as Meet the Press, other sayings stubbornly remain pure D.C. This short lesson in Washington, D.C. slang will help you navigate the unique local language of the nation's capital.