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Post by missbeetle on 14.07.15 6:29

Google search results for 'Madeleine McCann' gave me this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Dismad_zpsm4iknr3e
The Telegraph article's own headlines look like this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Smelly_zpszd41rpls

What's with the dissing? Any ideas?

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Post by Tony Bennett on 14.07.15 7:31

@missbeetle wrote:Google search results for 'Madeleine McCann' gave me this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Dismad_zpsm4iknr3e
The Telegraph article's own headlines look like this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Smelly_zpszd41rpls

What's with the dissing? Any ideas?
Short for 'disappeared? winkwink

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Amelie Mcann (aged 2): "Maddie's jammies!".  

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Post by missbeetle on 14.07.15 8:46

Perhaps, Tony...

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Disdic_zpsr308aiiu
I'd have hoped it'd be short for 'discuss'.


Another odd headline spelling mistake which has remained uncorrected :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Timag_zpsrhavxn67

(snipped from Time.com)

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Post by Amy Dean on 14.07.15 9:00

Dis or diss is slang for disrespect. "Don't diss your elders" for example.

The McCanns could not of course be accused of doing that to anyone, says she with tongue firmly in cheek.
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Post by Richard IV on 14.07.15 9:40

@missbeetle wrote:Google search results for 'Madeleine McCann' gave me this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Dismad_zpsm4iknr3e
The Telegraph article's own headlines look like this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Smelly_zpszd41rpls

What's with the dissing? Any ideas?

Just a word processing mistake IMO. The word `disappearance` was initially included somewhere in the sentence then changed and that bit missed.

`Diss` was used before the Jamaican `rap/respect` slang became integrated into our language - it merely meant dismissed.
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Post by PeterMac on 14.07.15 10:49

@Richard IV wrote:
`Diss` was used before the Jamaican `rap/respect` slang became integrated into our language - it merely meant dismissed.
The mock Ghetto JamAfrican is NOT integrated into my language, Sir.

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Post by Tony Bennett on 14.07.15 12:03

@PeterMac wrote:
@Richard IV wrote:
'Diss' was used before the Jamaican 'rap/respect' slang became integrated into our language - it merely meant dismissed.
The mock Ghetto JamAfrican is NOT integrated into my language, Sir.

Er...

Cambridge Dictionaries Online:

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/british/diss

QUOTE

diss  verb

(-ss-) (also dis)

to speak or behave rudely to someone, or to show someone no respect:

e.g. Don't diss me, man!

UNQUOTE


According to this site,  

http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2013/08/5-hip-hop-slang-words-made-oxford-english-dictionary/

five hip-hop words have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary: 

Bling (tat clothing and jewellery)

Jiggy (dance in a sexually provocative manner)

Twerk (ditto)

Dope

and

Phat.


All part of our rich cultural heritage! 

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Post by lj on 14.07.15 14:21

@Tony Bennett wrote:
@missbeetle wrote:Google search results for 'Madeleine McCann' gave me this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Dismad_zpsm4iknr3e
The Telegraph article's own headlines look like this :

What's telling with the spelling...? <a href=What's telling with the spelling...? Smelly_zpszd41rpls

What's with the dissing? Any ideas?
Short for 'disappeared? winkwink


Disinformation?

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Post by Hobs on 14.07.15 20:45

D is next to S on the keyboard.
it is possible it should be did and not dis.

WE are well aware of typos espcially with the daily mail, maybe the Telegraph wants to join the party dance

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Post by Richard IV on 14.07.15 21:45

@PeterMac wrote:
@Richard IV wrote:
`Diss` was used before the Jamaican `rap/respect` slang became integrated into our language - it merely meant dismissed.
The mock Ghetto JamAfrican is NOT integrated into my language, Sir.

  laughat  Nor mine, actually.

But hey man you don like zee gangsta rap ?

Not sure if Jamaican English is included in the Oxford English dictionary - probably a lot of it is.
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Post by canada12 on 14.07.15 23:58

Dis Madeleine McCann latest.... are police any closer to knowing da trute?
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Post by cbeagle on 16.07.15 4:27

Interesting that the Telegraph article has the term "madeleine mccann found" in its keyword list
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