"No, no, no. You gotta listen to the way people talk. You don't say "affirmative," or some shit like that. You say "no problemo." And if someone comes on to you with an attitude, you say "eat me." And if you want to shine them on it's "hasta la vista, baby."
"The best part of getting older is gonna be intentionally misusing slang around teenagers just to make them squirm."
Jessie: (disguised as a Valley Girl) It'll be a radical party! All of the most radical Pokémon trainers will be there!
Ash Ketchum: (to Misty) Do you know anyone who says "radical" anymore?
— Pokémon, "Battle Aboard the St. Anne"
It was a gnarly day for extreme-minded dropout Harry Stoner when a totally brutal wipeout left his skin fused with the street. He then somehow got super-strength and became known as Cobblestone.
Three Rad Dudes/ with nothing better to do/ were abducted by the crew/ of the Starship Alpha-2// They're from the planet Q/ Which due to a time loop/ is stuck in '82// They need our heroes to review/ the latest shows and tv news/ and games and movies// We hope you're not confused/ we swear this is all true/ and not the premise to...
Fred: Every time you turn around they've changed the language! How are we supposed to keep up?
Marie: Oh, don't be such a buzz crusher!
Black-haired brownie troop girl: Killjoy! Party pooper! Wet blanket!
Fred: That does it!! What was wrong with last year's lingo?
Marie: It was last year's!!
Fred: What happened to hip, hep, jerk, nerd, wimp?
Melissa: Totally random, sir!
Archie: That means, it makes no sense, pop!
Fred: Neither does this conversation!!
— Archie Comics, "Lingo Lesson"
"Seriously, dad, who says 'dude' any more?"
— Josh Stevenson, Waterloo Road
A.R.: You are ripping up so many hellaceous shreds this fierceshitty biznasty is getting so deliriously rudebrazen it... Ok you lost the handle on that sentence.
‘See’ Jonas said to O’Neill. ‘There’s a passage over there which says Ra is a righteous dude and Anubis is bogus’ he declared, pointing to the far wall.
‘Now I know you’re making this up’ O’Neill responded disbelievingly.
"Never use old slang. Slang, to be enjoyable, must be fresh."
— Ernest Hemingway, Kansas City (Mo.) Star Manual of Style
"Live good player"; "It's the 21st century, thug life"
You could prolapse into a bucket of bleach and not be such a painfully white asshole.
Despite the many hours of literary labor, Nixon's style was seldom felicitous... "to see it like it is, and to tell it like it is," argot just slightly wrong for now but to Nixon "tell it like it is" must sound positively raunchy, the sort of thing that had he been classy Jack Kennedy he might have heard at Vegas, sitting around with the Clan and their back-scratchers.
— Gore Vidal, "The Twenty-Ninth Republican Convention"
The first time someone in the '90s thought to put on sunglasses and stand in front of graffiti, Satan laughed and said, "That's exactly how I'm going to greet that guy when his filthy black soul arrives."
Mom: what viol8s code?
Reg: The fact that you just spelled “violates” as “viol8s” causes me physical pain.
Mom: i txt liek the cool kids
"This sort of thing is what happens when a bunch of white shut-ins try to be hip. [Beat] And do so with fish."
"There are only two emotions Zell seems to be capable of: OHHHHH YEEEEEAAAHHH and AWWWWWW MAAANNNNNN. "
—Pat R., "A Series Discovers Its Crack Pipe"
Ugh, I know it's the '80s, but something tells me this dialogue was dated in the '80s."
"Ice-T is in this movie. Suddenly, I have more street cred than Ice T."
Johnny Storm: Like wow, brother-in-law! That's the gearest!
Adam: Ok, maybe "reet" is a word, and there is actually some historical basis to "Sportin' Life." Anyone want to try and explain, "That's the gearest"?