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DWB

or D.W.B.

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abbreviation

driving while Black: (used ironically to refer to the stopping of a Black motorist by police because of the motorist's skin color rather than for any real offense).

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of DWB

First recorded in 1985–90; patterned on DWI
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