Tag Archives: interest-slang

  1. Is There A Difference Between East Coast And West Coast Slang?

    Is there a difference between east coast slang and west coast slang? The short answer: yes. Take a look.
  2. Words That The Internet Has Changed

    Have you ever found yourself scrolling through social media, confused by all of the new slang out there. Well we asked all of you to tell us about the words you've seen change in meaning on social media.
  3. New Words We Created Because Of Coronavirus

  4. “Yeet” vs. “Sweet”: Are They Synonyms?

    If you hang out with a younger person long enough, you might hear them proclaiming Yeet! But you’re not alone if you have no idea what they’re talking about. You may be able to get by with nodding your head and smiling, but … when they also throw a Sweet! into the mix, it can get confusing. Are you supposed to assume they mean the …

  5. Words From Minecraft: What Are Your Kids Saying?

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard of the super-popular computer game Minecraft. As of May 2020, there were over 126 million active players of Minecraft monthly. That’s a lot of people—particularly young people. Many adults find the whole Minecraft phenomenon bewildering. After all, why are kids so obsessed with a game whose graphics look straight …

  6. What Is The Difference Between Abbreviations And Acronyms?

    There really could be a whole separate dictionary for the abundance of acronyms and abbreviations people use today. But what is the actual difference between abbreviations and acronyms?
  7. “Gnarly,” “Nasty,” And “Sick”: Are These Synonyms?

    If you hang out around surfers long enough, chances are you’ll overhear them talking about a gnarly wave or a sick run. But what if they’re chatting about their housekeeping woes, and a gnarly living room or nasty kitchen? (Not cool, dude!) Does that make the words gnarly, sick, and nasty synonyms? This gets tricky because in addition to having various definitions, each word can be used …

  8. There’s No Way You’ll Know All These Florida Words

    Oh, Florida. Filled with gorgeous beaches from coast to coast, prolific fresh produce, and sunshine all year, Florida is known as a great place to vacation, live, and retire. It’s also known for being a wee bit of unconventional. No offense to the 27th state in our great nation, but it does seem to be the setting for more than its fair share of, let’s …

  9. “Ludicrous” vs. “Ridiculous”: How To Use Each Word

    Ludicrous means something is silly enough to cause amusement. Ridiculous means it’s absurd enough to invite mockery or derision. Ludicrous has a more playful and amusing sense than ridiculous. You probably already knew these two words can be used to describe something that’s nonsensical or silly. But does that mean these two words are synonyms? What does ridiculous mean? We use ridiculous when something is …

  10. Do You Know These Popular Reading Slang Terms?