Hottie- A young male from 15-25 age who is attractive.
* Most frequently a male singer/actor.
* Examples: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, the Backstreet Boys, or ‘N-Sync
Like- Interjection similar to “uh” or “um.”
*No real meaning.
*Used to stall when the speaker cannot think of something to say
*Also frequently used for no damn reason at all.
Multiplication of syllables- A teenage girl has the ability to take
a word with only one or
two syllables and draw it out to five, six, or even seven.
* Generally said in a whining tone.
* Example: “Bu-ut, Mo-o-o-o-o-o-o-m-my!”
My bad- “My error,” or, “I have made a mistake. Please forgive me.”
Omigod- This is a contraction of three words, “Oh, my god.”
* Frequently used with an exclamation point, as the particular phrase is used to
* Conversely, it can also be said with one second pauses between each of
* Example: “Oh. My. God.”
Rolling of the eyes- A sign of displeasure.
Sigh- Also a display of displeasure.
* The sigh is often followed by a derisive pronunciation of the person at whom
the displeasure is directed.
* If occapanied by a rolling of the eyes, this is a sign of extreme displeasure.
* Example: “<Sigh> Motherrrrr!”
So- An adverb/adjective meaning extremely or amazingly.
* Frequently drawn out to thrice its normal length
* Example: “She is soooooo lame.”
To go- The various conjugations of this verb are used as a
for any verb
meaning “to speak.”
* For instance, rather than use “She said, ‘Omigod,’” a teenage female would
instead speak thusly- “She went, ‘Omigod.’”
* “Like” can be inserted here as well, as in “She was, like, ‘Omigod.’”
Totally- Another adjective/adverb meaning extremely or amazingly.
* Example: “She is just totally not with it.”
* Can also be used as a word of agreement.
* Example: “So, did you think that he’s a hottie?”
Wassup?- A greeting.
* A contraction of another popular greeting amongst teenagers, “What’s up?”
* “What’s up” is itself a contraction of “What is up?”
* To make this more readily understandable to the typical adult, “How are
you doing, my friend?”
Whatever- An expression of disbelief in what the other speaker is
*Pause between “what” and “ever” for roughly one second for maximum effect.
Whining- This particular inflection in a teenaged girl’s voice is an
* Can also be used for no particular reason.
* However, if overused, the speaker will not be able to change her tone
until either the end of adolescence or the administration of a stern lecture.
Word up- “I completely agree.”