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How to Speak Hip : 50s & 60s Beatnick Slang

Posted Andy Davis Lifestyle

Like, stick with me here cats -- I'm going to lay it out for you, dig?   There's a special place in my heart for beatniks. Whether its Maynard G Krebbs or teen sexploitation films like Beat Girl to B horror flicks like Bucket of Blood, I find the beatnik fascinating.     For those of us not old enough to have lived through the late 50s and 60s, I am certain that the stereotypical beatnik in media is not exactly reality. But that doesn't mean I enjoy it any less, and the slang of the 50s and 60s beatnik...

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