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Most Popular Slang Words fromthe 1960's

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A list of some of the most popular slang words in the 1960's

Rated 23 points - posted 14 years ago by working-girl-usa in category People.
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Wipe Out Report Abuse
A surfing term popular inthe 60's meaning to crash or fall from something
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Groovy Report Abuse
Cool or nice - a popular term used among the hippies in the 60's
74 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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wow cool
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Chineese Fire Drill Report Abuse
A game played at a redlight - everyone got out of the car and changed seats
64 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 3 comments
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omg my parents told me about this game! they used to play it all the time
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this game is the best. I have done it several times, and I am only 13
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i love that game
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Moon Report Abuse
to shore your bare bottom - Popular thing to do as a prank during the 60's
59 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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get Pranked!!!
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Wedgie Report Abuse
Pulling someone's underwear up in between the buttocks - I believe they now call it a thong!
48 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 2 comments
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No it is bullying!
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I know right?!
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Cooties Report Abuse
An unseen force that only uncool people had
48 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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I believe this came from a reference to lice. There were also something called "cootie catchers," an origami like folded paper that made a little pincher like thing, as though you were catching the nits (nit-picking) from lice. This became a fortune telling toy.
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Flower Child Report Abuse
A hippie
46 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 2 comments
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Flower child, not a hippie but getting there. Hence the name child.
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my brother is on
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Fink Report Abuse
A tattletale
37 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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fun fun funny
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Hip Report Abuse
Very good or cool
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A Drag Report Abuse
someone or something that was boring
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Fuzz Report Abuse
The police
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bitchin' Report Abuse
This was used a lot in California-1960's. It meant really good, or really attractive, as in "That's a bitchin' babe."
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Oh that wave was bitchin
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Flake off Report Abuse
Get out of here
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Panty Waist Report Abuse
A geek or mamas boy
21 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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Like Gram
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bitchen Report Abuse
This was a popular term in California in the 1960's. It meant really good or really attractive, as in "That's a bitchen babe"
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Square Report Abuse
Someone who is not with it - uncool
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douche bag Report Abuse
All the guys said it a lot in my high school (class of '67 in Miami) and Miami is the standard for "with-it" 60s slang!!!
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nerd Report Abuse
nerdy
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Heavy Report Abuse
A deep or controversial subject
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Hang Loose Report Abuse
Take it easy
16 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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Chill ax should b wht it means
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tight Report Abuse
it meant cool
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Solid - S Report Abuse
15 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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A favour.
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Bummed Report Abuse
Sad about something - still a popoular term today!
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Dork Report Abuse
Someone who wasn't cool - ususally an intellectual
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Gnarly Report Abuse
Something difficult or big
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Zits Report Abuse
Acne - the feared pimples that all teenagers worried about
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Lay it on me Report Abuse
An invitation to speak your side of the subject - very very popular term still used today
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Boo-Boo Report Abuse
It means like you so ****en need to have a **** buddy. Naw I'm joking it means mistake.
10 points - added 10 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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I have made a lot of boo-boos.
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Scarf Report Abuse
To eat something really fast
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Meat Report Abuse
A jock term for a guy
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Brew Report Abuse
Beer
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Decked out Report Abuse
Dressed up
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Outta sight: something that is the best or just really amazing. Report Abuse
I heard a BUNCH in the 1960s, and now, listening to some of the 60s songs, I hear it in songs, see it in concerts and it was just a big thing.
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So do i
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Old Man Report Abuse
Father
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Never a father. Your old man was your guy.
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Also use to refer to a girls boyfriend
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Boss Report Abuse
A really great thing
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A Gas Report Abuse
Lots of fun
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Keen-o Report Abuse
Someone or something that was very cool
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Dont flip your wig Report Abuse
Women wore alot of wigs in this time period - getting agitaged to the point of losing control
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Don't loose your cool.
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Pad Report Abuse
A place to live - apartment or house
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Fab Report Abuse
great - fabulous
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Dude Report Abuse
A geek
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Old Lady Report Abuse
Mother
3 points - added 14 years ago by working-girl-usa - 1 comment
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Also refers to a guys girl friend
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Rap Report Abuse
Meaning talk as in "I could rap with you all night."
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Split Report Abuse
to get outta here Example..."Wanna split?"
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chickabiddy Report Abuse
because i said so
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No way...describes young ladies, not quite of legal age, even if they look like they are!
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Blitzed Report Abuse
Drunk
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Tooling Report Abuse
Driving around
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sleazy Report Abuse
because in the 1960s i heard it a lot
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hello Report Abuse
hello
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Yaa hooo - an idiot Report Abuse
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howlie -- a newbie Report Abuse
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