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17 Things You Probably Forgot You Used To Say

Teens, pay attention: This is the future of "bae" and "extra."

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1. "Yadda, yadda, yadda"

What it means: "Etc.," "blah blah blah," and other phrases like that.

Origin: A 1997 episode of Seinfeld in which George's girlfriend Marcy says the phrase "yadda yadda yadda" to shorten her stories.

2. Bling

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What it means: Diamonds or any shiny jewelry.

Origin: Popularized by the 1999 song "Bling Bling" by B.G. and perpetuated by dorky high school you referring to your class ring.


4. "Fo' shizzle"


What it means: "For sure."

Origin: A euphemism first used by rapper E-40 and later popularized by Snoop Dogg, then run into the ground by white dads across America trying to be funny.


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What it means: "Hello, my friend" in the vernacular of the ’90s bro.

Origin: A 1999 Budweiser commercial that first aired during Monday Night Football.


10. "Muffin top" and "whale tail", David Klein / Getty Images

What it means: That roll of fat you get from your very mid-2000s low-rise jeans, and the shape a thong makes when it pokes out the top of said jeans, respectively.

Origin: The Paris Hilton era of the 2000s. It came for us all.


15. "All that and a bag of chips"

What it means: Totally awesomesauce.

Origin: Possibly Subway sandwich shops, which ran a combo meal deal in the '90s where you could get "all that" (a sub) "and a bag of chips."


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