Media Studies

  • plural noun objects on a set that are small or light enough to be carried by the actors. These are distinct from larger pieces of furniture or décor which merely form the background of the set.


  • noun respect. An item of black street-talk (a shortening of ‘pay/show proper respect’) which was included in so-called Ebonics, recognised as a legitimate language variety by school officials in Oakland, California, in late 1996.