Today’s Slang: Words Without Definition?
DECEMBER 4, 2009
And phrases like, “It was nice to meet you,” are now synonymous with, “I’ll Facebook you.”. For instance, surfer-speak like, “stoked” or “gnarly,” can now be heard regularly in land locked areas like Kansas and New Mexico. . . In August, I wrote a blog about hippie-era slang that coincided with the 40 th anniversary of Woodstock. I explained how speech has always been a principle medium for cultures to define and differentiate themselves.