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speak the same language

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Stupid; weird: You gotta be spazzy if you think that, just because kids aren't admitted to the casinos, they can't have a great time in Atlantic City

[1960s+ Teenagers; fr spastic]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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speak the same language

Understand one another very well, agree with each other, as in Negotiations went on for days, but finally both sides realized they weren't speaking the same language. This term, alluding to literal understanding of spoken words, dates from the late 1800s.
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