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Laughably naive report on the slang term “420”

This is making the rounds: did you know that “420” means “marijuana”?!!!!???? It’s an over-excited and facile television report filled with unsubstantiated claims about weed, and somehow, the great mystery of slang is at the bottom of it all. A code-word kept secret by millions of people! It’s like the best local news parody you’ll ever see.

At Philebrity, the reporter weakly defends himself.

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Grant Barrett