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Re: Slang terms from the past vs new/current ones...


@CelticCrafter wrote:

I don't mind awesome or cool, I can't stand awesome sauce or cool beans!


 

I remember the first time I heard some say "cool beans".  I was like, "What?"  Sometimes though I will say "cool beanies" instead.

 

I do still say "cool".  My husband says "swell" when he's being sarcastic or just goofy.

 

And I can't stand words that are shortened, such as mani/pedi and poo/cond. Or things like IDK, U, R, RU, etc.  It's bad enough in text messages but really lazy in posts.

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Re: Slang terms from the past vs new/current ones...

I like to drag out the old chestnuts. Everyone I know knows that and expects the Odd word from me.  I use cool all the time but not as an exclaimation, more like an okay.  Once in a while I'll even use "I'm Hip". 

I never Say Groovy but I really seem to dig the songs it's used in.

 

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Re: Slang terms from the past vs new/current ones...

I like when the Brits say "sort"
I do not like the use of "sick" as a compliment.
I cuss too much, but it usually does capture my meaning.
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Re: Slang terms from the past vs new/current ones...


@chessylady wrote:

I don't like the current expression "Gives me the feels." 


I use the term "gives me the willies"   my mother also used that term....stlll works...

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Re: Slang terms from the past vs new/current ones...


@Spurt wrote:

@agb80 wrote:

I don't use slang because I don't want some rude person saying, "ok boomer."  


@agb80 

 

If anyone said "ok boomer" to me....I'd respond back...

"deal with it millennial" 🙄

 

 


You might be responding to the wrong generation ... there have been a few since the boomers, not just millennials.