These kids today, man.
These kids today, man.
Increase your vocabulary. And your street cred.
Dash my wig, the Victorians had a lovely way with words.
Are they all sex-related? No. Are most of them? No comment.
Wait, “Obama Trampoline” was a thing?
Trust me, these slang words from the 20th century are pretty jake.
Making “selfie” official might make you cringe now, but in 30 years people might wonder how it was ever *not* there. Here are some other popular words coined in recent decades and the years in which they were first cited in the Oxford English Dictionary.
Don’t miss your chance to dweet from the rendezbooze because you’re on the struggle bus and chipmunking for the weekend. Get all that?
School is all like “you can’t say these words here”. Innit.
Ditching Down Under for a while? Make sure not to toss these terms around too much when you’re around the twist.
Stop trying to make fetch happen and try these instead.
Increase your vocabulary. And street cred.
Watch out: The Ninja Turtles are coming! Seriously, this is not a good thing.
These are most definitely not totes amazeballs.
If your four-wheel is bogged in the mud you might spit the dummy. The Rubens gave us a quick lesson on Australian colloquialisms. It’s fair dinkum.
Remember when people used to say “cowabunga, dude”?
Dream puss, drooly, twangie boy — are you up on your 1940s lingo? (via messynessychic.com)
“No T, no shade,” but gay slang has been mighty trendy as of late.
Let’s bring back the fast talk, because it’s the bees-knees junior. Seriously let’s make this happen.
Lucky for you guys I managed to get then President Bill Clinton (1992-2000) to explain them all for us! Side note: you will need to read the whole list in order to understand some of the definitions.
You’re too old, not hip enough, or you straight-up loathe the phrase “YOLO” — and with good reason. Here are 10 alternatives to the popular saying.
We wanted to see if the same rules applied to the art world, so we clung to our brain cells (just in case) and went digging through Urban Dictionary’s website for slang versions of famous artists and related works.
Not much, really. The cat’s pajamas are no better than the gnat’s elbow, the elephant’s instep or the cuckoo’s chin, which all entered the lexicon in the 1920s and mean the same thing.
OMG, I’m a total a hipster.
Ever wonder what kids are typing these days? All the latest slang uncovered here. Now, excuse me, I have a SBBQ to go to.
Is this the breakthrough in race relations America has been waiting for?! View List ›
Looks like our grandparents were hipsters before being hipsters was cool. Please God
do not let this mean that they will try to revitalize some of this slang.
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You and your sweetheart will double hulix the night away.
A countdown of the best ’80s slang. If you were a child of the ’80s, or if you’ve watched ’80s tv shows and movies, you’ll remember most of these. Did your favorite make the cut? How many do you still use today? To view the Top 5, click here. View List ›
Here in California, we call soda, well…soda. But in other parts of the nation when we want a sweet, carbonated beverage, we need to change our tune and ask for a “pop,” a “coke,” or any one of a dozen other regional nicknames for the drinks. View Image ›