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These Grandmas Attempted To Translate Slang And Failed Miserably

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Do you ever hear words and just think, “What the hell does that even mean?" We had these four grandmas interpret slang words and things went from 0 to 100 real quick.

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Some only listened to hip-hop when they spent time with the younger generation...

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...while others were already over it.

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The first word was "trappin'": /trap-pin/verb.

The trap is a place where drug deals are made. Trappin' is the act of selling drugs.
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The trap is a place where drug deals are made. Trappin' is the act of selling drugs.

And these ladies got the concept but didn't know how to correctly use the word in a sentence...

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...like at all.

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They all kind of figured it wasn’t a place they wanted to be in.

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The second word was "dabbin’": /dab-bin/ verb.

Dancing to express confidence; raising an elbow to cover your face inside your arm while extending the other arm outward.
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Dancing to express confidence; raising an elbow to cover your face inside your arm while extending the other arm outward.

It's done like this…

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...or like this...

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...you could even switch it up with your own style.

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Next was the term "THOT": /thöt/ noun.

An acronym for "that hoe over there."
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An acronym for "that hoe over there."

And like a lot of other people, some grandmas thought it was short for the actual word “thought.” Eh, not exactly.

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Others thought it was a term of endearment.

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And after learning what it actually meant, there were no approvals.

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The last — and a little bit more positive — word was "woke": /wōk/ adjective.

To be aware of what's happening; to be knowledgeable or conscious.
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To be aware of what's happening; to be knowledgeable or conscious.

Some thought that being woke was connected to trappin'...

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...while others literally thought it meant waking up.

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On the other hand, there were some who could never imagine being woke. BLOOP.

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And even after learning some of the most common slang, these grandmas weren't ready to embrace this generation's culture.

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But they all agreed that these words have had a large impact on the world today.

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