|Slang City Mail|
|November 2, 2005|
Slang of the Week: E (noun)
the illegal drug MDMA, also known as Ecstasy
The reason Max scored an F on the test was that he had scored too much E the night before.
“But now days these lil’ younguns rollin’ on E.”
- Rapper Ja Rule on the song Emerica
Like Cher or Madonna, this popular club drug doesn’t need more of a name to be recognized. In fact, the dangerous stimulant is so well known that it has two one-letter nicknames: E and X.
This is probably just as well, since its real name, methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is difficult to say—perhaps more so if you have been using it for a while. Ecstasy has been shown to cause memory and intelligence loss, among other unpleasant side effects.
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