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Don't Copy

Do not insert copyrighted material into the Slang Database. For example, do not cut and paste definitions from other slang dictionaries on the web or copy content from a physical publication.


Many of the examples of the Slang Database use excerpts from song lyrics as example sentences. If only a small part of a song or other copyrighted material is copied, this is probably legal under the Fair Use Provision of the Copyright Act.

Academic materials have traditionally relied on the Fair Use Provision to allow criticism, research and teaching of copyrighted material. Below are the four main criteria to determine applicability of the Fair Use Provision:

Fair Use Provision of the Copyright Act


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