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What is the term 420?

What is the term 420?

Your brain on weed April 20, or 4/20, is known as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana.

What does 4/20 in the morning mean?

420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is cannabis culture slang for marijuana and hashish consumption, especially smoking around the time 4:20 p.m., and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form).

What is the 420 meme?

The origin of 4/20 as a symbol for weed is something of a meme in itself. Some say it’s the police radio code for marijuana. Others say there was a group of California teenagers from San Rafael High School in the 1970s who would meet up at 4:20pm to smoke the devil’s lettuce.

What is the significance of 420 to potheads?

Eventually “4:20 Louis” became just “4:20,” and the number became recognized not as a call to hunt for the abandoned cannabis, but as a code word for saying, “Let’s go smoke some pot.” True potheads are supposed to smoke every day at 4:20pm and all day on April 20.

WHO said 420 blaze it?

On Dec. 28, 1990, a group of Deadheads in Oakland handed out flyers that invited people to smoke “420” on April 20 at 4:20 p.m. One ended up with Steve Bloom, a former reporter for High Times magazine, an authority on cannabis culture. The magazine printed the flyer in 1991 and continued to reference the number.

When was the term 420 coined?

Steve Capper and Dave Reddix share the fascinating oral history of the origin story of 420. Back in 1971, a group of hippie high schoolers in Marin County, California came up with the term “4:20” for weed.

What does 420 blaze it 69 mean?

The number 420 is used as a reference to the recreational use of cannabis. Because of this affiliation, 420 is seen as an Inherently Funny Word on par with the numbers 69 and pi. It’s often joked about and referenced both in media and in real life.

What is Blazeit?

intransitive verb. 1a : to burn brightly the sun blazed overhead. b : to flare up : flame inflation blazed up. 2 : to be conspicuously brilliant or resplendent fields blazing with flowers. 3 : to shoot rapidly and repeatedly —usually used with away.

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