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What were the "cool words" to use when you were in high school?

I was in high school in the early 90's and everyone said:

Rad!
Cool beans!
Awesome!
Sweet!
Nice!

These are a few I can remember off the top of my head.

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goinginsane1

Asked by goinginsane1 at 4:22 PM on Dec. 19, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • coolie

    there are more. and my dh wont help me remember
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 4:24 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • "Tight"
    lol "man that is so tight"
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 4:25 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • "Oh snap!" was another one
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 4:25 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • "choice" as in "those new Jordache jeans are CHOICE". LOL, I probably just gave away my age.
    CookieMom108

    Answer by CookieMom108 at 4:32 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • tight
    sweet
    phat
    coolio
    those are just the ones i remember b/c i hated them!
    watersgirls

    Answer by watersgirls at 4:32 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • Does anyone remember "Ring"? Like if you said something that someone else had just pointed out, someone would yell "RING!" That lasted for awhile when I was in middle school, I think. I'm only 20, lmao.

    "Oh snap" became popular when I was in school as well.

    Don't forget about "bling" either. It was "bling-bling" when it came out, but now of course it's just bling.

    And "That's hot".

    Ewww.

    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 4:34 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • OH! And I forgot "gay". I don't know how long it's been popular in slang terms, but I started using it in high school. "That's so gay." Ahahaha. I'm careful who I use it around now though...some people get offended (which is kinda gay).
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 4:35 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • We used to say "gay" all the time, but to us it just meant "stupid". My sister was telling me the other day that the school she works at, a high school, suspends students and reprimands staff if they use the word "gay" in that context.
    goinginsane1

    Answer by goinginsane1 at 4:44 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • my bad, tight, phat, loser, gay(we didnt use it in a derigitory way just if something was stupid, i know better now)
    jbirchard

    Answer by jbirchard at 4:50 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • Bad
    Cool
    Awesome
    I can't remember more because it's been so long! Thanks for reminding me that I'm old!
    TweenAndTwinMom

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:27 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

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