The way things currently are, the status quo.
"As is, we're already struggling to make ends meet. If you lose you're job, we'll be doomed"
"I'm fine with the festival line-up as is, any more bands will just be icing on the cake"
Any advertisements used to sway public opinion against marijuana, a non-lethal, non-addictive, soft drug. Usually seen in the same commercial breaks as ads for beverages containing alcohol, a hard drug which often leads to addiction, broken families, fatalities, liver disease and fetal alcohol syndrome.
(TV ad #1)
If you smoke pot, even once, you will:
* lose friends
* become addicted
* suffer from poor grades
* shoot your friend
(TV ad #2)
If you drink our beer, even once, you will:
* get laid
* look cool
* have a fantastic time
* be the life of the party
* make friends
Annoyed stoner: Hey! That's potaganda!
at whatever such time is deemed suitable for all parties involved.
"Hey, Marky, when are we hitting up the bars?"
"Whenever's cheddar, my dude."
A variation of shucks
. Used to express mild to moderate disappointment, but with a cute twist on it.
"Hey, Alexandra, I'm sorry but I can't come to your birthday party on Saturday."
"Really? Aww, shuckleberries."