Eater dating trivia
What new slang was introduced during the 70s that you can think of?
Also: "Phony Baloney" which then became: "Baloney" which is an active form, used to instantly dismiss the phony person or utterance. The phrase is used in various ways usually by teeneagers and 20 somethings who automatically, subcociuously add a toutch of 'trendiness' to thier sentances. I remember getting flack from people we visited out east, in Boston, during the bicentenial when I used it that way. Orginated during the period when Audi 5000s were experience sudden and unexpected excellerations.
'cheese-eater'I'm pretty sure the definition you list for a brown-noser - "cheesier" - is in fact supposed to be "cheese-eater." I've heard cheese-eater used numerous times as a synonym for a suck-up, but never cheesier. The most common questions I remember asking are; "ya wanna go with? Bear or Smokey Thought you might be interested to know that my dad, Al Corban, who is 87 years old and was a long-time trucker and driver says he originated the term "smokey" and by the same action originated the term "bear".
Is it possible that someone mis-heard "cheese-eater" and just always heard it as "cheesier"? In Montana, where he was operating for most of his life, there was a hauling job in which timber was being taken out of a National Forest area.
The 'izz'This term was created in the late 1970s and made it's way through the 2000s. c"izz"ash= cash fo' sh"izz"le= for sure b"izz"o= bitch b"izz"nitch= bitch r"izz"ide= ride(car) sm"izz"oke= smoke "izz"ass= ass .....so one. Because of that the Forest Service had people checking the trucks to see that they were meeting all the standards. The truckers would call each other when one was spotted somewhere and warn others about their presence.
It's like pig latin, really fun, you should try it out.'like'I do believe the term 'like' was used in the 70s by Americans and has been used ever since. Since they wore the standard uniform with the "Smokey the Bear" hats, Dad started talking about them on his radio as "Smokey Bears" or, as it was quickly shortened to, "Smokies",a "smokey" or "Bear(s)".
Recently the British have adopted the phrase especially since the popularity of cult sitcom 'F. As time went on the term naturally got picked up and applied to any mobile law officer or any officer in general. Whoever compiled this list was definitely NOT from the 70's!
Bogart'Bogart' meant to hold on to a joint too long without passing it-- the origin comes from the actor, Humphrey Bogart, who had an iconic style of performing an entire scene with a cigarette dangling from his lower lip for an extraordinarily long time with 'cool' effect. when you've been dissed, proved wrong, or been defied. I graduated from high school in 1975 and my husband from 1973 and we both agree that many of these terms were from the 80's and 90's....also, someone should try spell check!
used after the "diss" for example: you ask "so what have you been doing? 'your' and you're' are two different animals Doees Anybody Remember Laughter?
A quote from led zeppelin frontman robert plant, usually used as a celebration, for instance, if you were waiting in line to get into a concert and you finally got in " Does anybody remember laughter?
"Geeka nerdy/loser breed of person, socially inept and some may even go as far as saying tragic.