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The A To Z Guide Of Things Grandparents Will Never Understand

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A — Abbrevs

BuzzFeed

"Well, G-Ma Elsie, b/c no1 has time 2 spell out their entire thoughts anymore."

B — Bye Felicia

BuzzFeed

"It's a generic way of saying goodbye to the haters because no one has time for Felicias, Grandpa Stu! They drag the whole group down!"

C — Cats That Are Famous

Via icanhas.cheezburger.com

"Sure, maybe one day your cat Sassy will also go viral."

D — Dubstep

youtube.com / Via ourtimeisrunning0ut.tumblr.com

"It's the intensely insane sound of the millennial generation. Just trust me, you'll hate it."

E — "Everything"

Via gifsoup.com

"It's just a way of saying you love something more than words!!! Like, seriously, Divergent is EVERYTHING."

F — Followers

FOX / Via gifboom.com

"It's really difficult to explain this any other way, Gramps, but every time I lose a follower, a piece of me dies."

G — GIF

Adult Swim / Via bamboo-island.tumblr.com

"It's when a picture moves on the screen, and they serve as a way of expressing your feelings, but there are also many other forms and stuff. You know what, let's just look at the family photo album again."

H — Hashtag

BuzzFeed

"After someone posts a picture they use hashtags so, like, more people can find them, but they also use hashtags ironically. I don't know. It's complicated. Let's just have a cup of tea."

I — Instagram

instagram.com

"It's for posting very important pictures, and our lives would seriously be meaningless if it weren't for Insta."

J — Jorts

"This category also includes, but is not limited to: jeggings, jests, and junderpants. In fact, you PROBABLY own a pair or two of jorts and didn't even know it!"
Courtesy of James Lamon

"This category also includes, but is not limited to: jeggings, jests, and junderpants. In fact, you PROBABLY own a pair or two of jorts and didn't even know it!"

K — Kim Kardashian: Hollywood Game

"It's OK, Grandma Shirley, let's just play Scattergories and call it a night."

L — Likes

BuzzFeed

"So, if someone doesn't get at least 11 likes on their post, it's social suicide, and they will probably delete the picture."

M — Memes

Via sequelguy.tumblr.com

"They're like, inside jokes for the people of the internet."

N — NSFW

Via thegiflibrary.tumblr.com

"Just STEER CLEAR of this acronym forever and always."

O — One Direction Infection

Via today.tumblr.com

"You see, Grams, it's a very serious ailment that's spreading widely among tweens. They're fainting by the millisecond, and I'm sure maybe you experienced similar conditions when Elvis was emerging. Grandpa will never get it though."

P — Photobomb

"When someone steals the spotlight of the photo. This has become popular with animals too — everyone wants to shine."
toritoons / CC BY http://2.0 / Via flic.kr

"When someone steals the spotlight of the photo. This has become popular with animals too — everyone wants to shine."

Q — Quidditch

"Grandma, you don't get it. I would actually cry if Quidditch were real, and I'm going to cry right now just talking about it with you."

R — Reddit

"It's the most important website in the whole world, and it's not unusual to get lost in it for hours on hours on hours."
BuzzFeed

"It's the most important website in the whole world, and it's not unusual to get lost in it for hours on hours on hours."

S — Struggle City

BuzzFeed

"Basically everything is hard when you're super tired, and you wind up feeling like you're literally dying."

T — Textual Chemistry

Via myworldmydreamsx3.tumblr.com

"You knowwwww, when you have a strong feeling that you'll hit it off with someone because your textual chemistry is so on point."

U — Unce

Via synthhero.tumblr.com

"Say it out loud five times fast! It's like when the beat drops at the CLUB."

V — Vlogging

youtube.com / Via justkayokay.tumblr.com

"It's how the kids are getting famous these days, Pop-Pop."

W — Wingman

"Your best friend and partner-in-crime. There are some unspoken rules they have to follow, and if they ever break them, then bye forever."
Courtesy of Omri Rolan

"Your best friend and partner-in-crime. There are some unspoken rules they have to follow, and if they ever break them, then bye forever."

X — X-Games

Via melbourneer.com

"EXTREME sports for EXTREMELY fearless men and women. Don't try these tricks at home, Grams."

Y — YOLO

Via kimberryy.tumblr.com

“You Only Live Once – it’s an excuse to do anything.”

Z — Zumba

FOX / Via allgifsdance.tumblr.com

"It's for HEALTH or something. I know it looks funny. Just stick to water aerobics."

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