Sunday, August 21, 2005

For Goodness Sake

Black slang has a way of expressing the peculiar slant of people who live in the ghetto. One term that is popular now is "it's all good," a catch-all phrase that is used when events are anything but all good. "It's all good," for instance, might be trotted out when the landlord is clamoring for the rent or your paycheck is short a day or you just lost your last dollar on a lottery scratch off.

"It's all good."