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Snowboarders' slang in the Year 2003:

Poomer -- someone who tries dazzling jumps but can't quite pull them off.

Sniffer -- a snowboarder whose real interest is making social contacts.

Boing boing -- someone who falls a lot.

Composter -- snowboarder with poor hygiene.

Citizen -- snowboarder with a life beyond snowboarding.

Mertz -- someone over 30.

Marsupe -- snowboarder with candy bars in his or her pockets.

Oral -- snowboarder whose talk exceeds his ability.

Inert -- never having snowboarded outside the Inland Northwest.




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