By Sarah Carroll
If you’re over the age of 35, savage, extra, clapback, bae, and lit may sound like gibberish.
But ask the average millennial or Gen Z-er and they’ll tell you it’s basic vocab you need to know!
Dropping slang is not a new concept. Your parents did it, your grandparents did it, and yes, even your great-grandparents were doing it too.
So, what buzzword was the most popular the year you were born? We’re so glad you asked!
Good Housekeeping rounded up a list for for every year from 1926 through 2006.
Some of our favorites included:
- 1977: “brewski”
- 1981: “chill pill”
- 1986: “studmuffin”
- 1988: “F-bomb”
- 1995: “as if”
- 2002: “hella”
- 2004: “muffin top”
Click HERE to check out the entire list!