The History of the Word ‘Dude’

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What’s up with the word ‘dude,’ man? Bro, did you know that it originated as a term to describe fashionably stupid Victorian gentlemen? And that it later spread out to the America west and then into the black community, brah? Learn all about it in Good magazine’s splendid The History of the ‘Dude.’ (It’s old, but we just found it, so it’s new to us and maybe to you!)