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Do you recognize these generational phrases? Take this quiz!

What does "shook" mean? What is an "ankle-biter"? Take our quiz to find out.

How much can language really change between generations? Quite a bit, it turns out.



We compiled a quiz with phrases from the 1950s through 2020. Whether you’re a millennial or a septuagenarian, try to see if you know the meanings behind the words. And if you really want to go the extra mile, try using some of these new phrases today. Later days! (Ahem, that’s “goodbye” for those of you born after the 1970s.)

Created by TODAY with our sponsor AHA.