I grew up in London, am relatively new to NYC and in the absence of context struggle to comprehend certain NYC specific phrases. So when I was told to “Flush the assignment out at your next pow wow!”. I understood it to mean…
“POW, Batman throws a punch, WOW, he knocks down the villain as Robin jumps into the car, Batman grabs the assignment that needs to be destroyed, flushes it down the gutter and saves the day”
Well I couldn’t have been more mistaken… “Pow wow”= Sit around the fire smoking a peace pipe with colleagues …”Flesh”= Add more detail (to the assignment)
Not very different from how classroom language can sound to a child with a language impairment. A reminder, please use inclusive language!