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aficionado
used in Do You Speak American?

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someone who is enthusiastic about a particular subject
  • ...in 1962, and Jan and Dean their "Surf City" in 1963, with their utterly hedonistic message: Yeah, and there's two swingin' honeys for every guy And all you gotta do is just wink your eye These and other songs the Beach Boys Web site now calls "eternal anthems of American youth," and the millions of records they sold helped spread what had been to aficionados not just a sport but a whole way of life, lived on the beach, salt-caked and suntanned, with their own insider vocabulary.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (16% in)

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