TODAY | August 06, 2013
>> we are bact 8: . remember the days of when something was outf sightr yo dn't want to hang out with a square?
>> luckilye have come a long way since those da. jenna wolf has more on the evolution of slan
>> right on savannah. u would probably scratchour head if anyone liked yourit upon but once upon a time they were all the rage. but nowadays even a simple conversation can be a challee. far out.
>> wt used to cool. groovy, baby.
>> nowadays might as wl be a foren language.
>> far t. uset in a sentence.
>> oh my gosh. what about le it's groovy.
>> and the furth back you go, the more foreign i gets. once un a time, these were sit-uponand you kept dry with a in-napper and hogmagunday? that's what that ans. slang is a funny thin it comes and goies. what is the point of it.
>> it's a way fors to have a ns of belonging. it's used by somgroups.
>> here does it come from? where it born?
>> we don'tnowhatndividl creates slang. we just know it emerges.
>> omimes it lives onn unexpected places. wt's up doc?
>> one of bugs bunny 's creats who ha come from dals texas where in the 1920s and 30s people were calling each other, doc. what knew.
>> would it be possible for us he an entire conversation in slang.
>> what's up.
>> how's it hangin
>> it's all right.
>> f real?
>> i'm olaryngology of he.
>> asht shong my age.
>> hag tag this just happed.
>> from tv today.
>> fried chicken i fry fry chicky chicky.
>> to the web.
>> his igog toetcrca crca ay. today's generation is saying th darnest thgs
>> wha if i saidhiswimming pool is sick, would you know what i was talking abou
>> a fend ofine from texas said thodes nice of fresh.
>> have you heard of the word thode?
>> lol, jk. on my way, anything write i write in acronyms.
>> hen you get into the digital language i good. my son sends mexo and ppp and i don't kn what he is saying. who knows how long before hashtag goes that way.
>> we move on and com up wh ne things language is like that. peop are like that there's alway been slang and always will be.
>> #well id.
>> there's actually where some englh courses are teaching slang.
>> oh, #le you care.
>> we have normal convsations.
>> what havee become?
>> i will not answer any of h texts or e-mails if they are not in english.
>> you say that but back in your day you had expressions.
>> bk in your day.
>> in our day.
>> i remember backn 23 --
>> i don't know what that means and your parents probabl --
>> itoeseem like is a little out of hand these days.
>> at e end of a generatn we'll get a new sers of wor to mak fun of.
>> hashtag agre.