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The Down Low, like many terms and phrases in the American culture, can attribute their genesis to the Gay and Urban Black community, The, "DL" has evolved to be used universally to refer to activities conducted secretly and behind the scenes. The DL can also refer to behavior described as slick or deceptive.
The Term has truly evolved from being used to describe convert male homosexual behavior of a man Fronting (portraying himself), as a heterosexual and in relative is actually a closet Gay man to now refer to any behavior, action, or behavior that can be described as secretive or deceptive.

Etymology
DL or “Down Low”, attributes its genesis from the Inner City Black and Sub Culture. The Black community was slow to accept the male homosexual in their community and thus adopted the term, “Down Low” to refer to a man that is a closet homosexual or a man that engages in sexual relations with both male and female partners. The term evolved to identify such men as their female partners were discovering that their Man was subversively engaging in sexual relations with another man on the side, (on the DL) while their female partner was unaware of his behavior and sexual preference. Prior to the Homosexual descriptive, the term was used to describe: any kind of secretive, slick, and/or deceptive behavior.
None Sexual Reference: Steve is moonlighting as a Bartender on the Down Low so his friends don't go to the bar and harass him while on the job.
Sexual Reference: Mike is seeing His Girl's BF on the Down Low hoping she won't find out.
by CarizmaGuy November 02, 2016

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Speakeasy’s are also called blind pig or blind tiger, inspired by the hidden spots to get a drink during the Prohibition in the 1920s. Today's Speakeasy are often small and almost impossible to find bars with an intimate crowd and a good time to be had for all. Speakeasy’s are almost impossible to find. They are often nothing more than a none descript door and barely of any signage to be seen
We found this incredible Speakeasy close to Union square in San Francisco when using the Carizma App.
by CarizmaGuy December 17, 2016

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The DL or The Down Low, like many terms and phrases in the American culture, can attribute their genesis to the Gay and Urban Black community, The, "DL" has evolved to be used universally to refer to activities conducted secretly and behind the scenes. The DL can also refer to behavior described as slick or deceptive.
The term has truly evolved. In recent times DL has gone from being used exclusively to describe covert male homosexual behavior of a man fronting (portraying himself), as a heterosexual but in reality is actually a closet Gay man, to now refer to any behavior, action, or behavior that can be described as secretive or deceptive.

Etymology
DL or “Down Low”, attributes its genesis from the Inner City Black and Sub Culture. The Black community was slow to accept the male homosexual in their community so Black Men were maintaining a cover, by acting as they were only into the Ladies. Their homosexuality was secret and thus adopted the term, “Down Low” to refer to a man that is a closet homosexual or a man that engages in sexual relations with both male and female partners. The term evolved to identify such men as their female partners were discovering that their Man was subversively engaging in sexual relations with another man on the side, (on the DL) while their female partner was unaware of his behavior and sexual preference. Prior to the Homosexual descriptive, the term was used to describe: any kind of secretive, slick, and/or deceptive behavior.
None Sexual Reference: Steve is moonlighting as a Bartender on the DL so his friends don't go to the bar and harass him while on the job.
Sexual Reference: Mike is seeing His Girl's BF on the DL hoping she won't bust him out.
by CarizmaGuy November 02, 2016

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Weaving Spiders refers to Business types (individuals) networking and working on business dealings. They are spinning webs (telling their stories) of tales of success and future business opportunities.

The Bohemian Club, of fame and fortune in San Francisco, Est 1878, has a club motto of: “Weaving Spiders Come Not Here”. This implies that you are to leave your business dealing and networking tactics at the door, for this place is to be for enjoyment and relaxation.

Etymology:

The Term itself derives from Shakespeare in the Play: A Midsummers Night’s Dream, Act 2 SCENE II. Another part of the wood

Come our lovely lady nigh;
So, good night, with lullaby.
Weaving spiders, come not here;
Hence, you long-legg'd spinners, hence
The place is full of Weaving Spiders cutting their deal and planning for their next finical conquests.

Where do the Corporate types hang out in San Francisco weaving their webs and rubbing shoulders with the other Weaving Spiders?
by CarizmaGuy November 02, 2016

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Also known as a brew pub, beer house, a brewing company, these places make their own beer and sell it commercially. Often a more intimate space where people passionate about beer will find their way to these places to enjoy a pint. Some of the best Brewers are found off the beaten path. You can find these hidden gems in commercial zones and warehouse locations. Don't let the odd locations to be off-putting or you may miss one of your soon to be best hang outs!
How do we find the best Brewerys? I heard that the Carizma App has them listing in the app.
by CarizmaGuy December 16, 2016

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Devine Nine refers to those of Color who are well educated and social economically successful.
Adapted from the Scholastic community, Devine9 refers to the well-educated minorities with an emphasis on the Black members of our society. Devine9 is a term that recognizing those of Color who have aspired to excellence in both Scholastic aptitude and Social Economic success.

Etymology
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is an organization made up of nine historically Black sororities and fraternities, and is often referred to as the “Divine 9.”
I hope I can get into one of the Devine Nine for my education.
by CarizmaGuy November 03, 2016

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Seepsters

Aging Yuppies & Hipsters seeping into broad society. Struggling with the reality of being grown up, in a bonded-pair relationship, and having their first child. Also known as a GRUP: a grown up Yuppie or Hipster.

Entomology
The normalized sociological transition from Young Adult to Suburban Bonded-pair Parents, has been delayed from historic trends. People are getting married at older ages and the percentage of married couples is on a significant decline. A significant percentage of the populous have delayed the migration to home ownership and creation of family units.
The primary contributor to this trend is likely due to the poor economic condition from 2007 to 2016, greatly restricting the ability
San Ramon is seeing an increase of Seepsters moving in from San Francisco.

This place has a Seepster feel about it. I am feeling real old about now
by CarizmaGuy November 03, 2016

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