10 Crazy Things Kids are Saying These Days

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10 Terms Kids Are Saying These Days

 

(SPOT.ph) You know you're a certified Tita when you can't understand half of what the kids these days are saying. But don't worry, because you're not alone and youth lingo can be really, really confusing—especially when a term is so creative, it goes through up to six degrees of translations. We're here to help you get with the times...or just to solve your confusion. Here are 10 super creative terms kids are using these days that will make you say "Taba ng utak!"

 

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Scoobs

What we thought it meant: Shorthand for scuba diving

What it actually means: Hellz no

How it got there: Scoobs - Scooby Doo - Great Dane - Dane - Dein - No

Example: "Are you going to Laboracay?" "Scoobs, bro! Couldn't find business class tickets eh!"

 

 

Mom Jeans

What we thought it meant: Jeans that moms wear

What it actually means: High and wasted

How it got there: Mom jeans - high-waisted - high wasted - high and wasted

Example: "Dude I'm so mom jeans." "What?" "High and wasted, bro."

 

 

Gumps

What we thought it meant: Shorthand for goosebumps...or a disease

What it actually means: Thanks

How it got there: Gumps - Forrest Gump - Tom Hanks - T. Hanks - Thanks

Example: "Heyyy, I love your new hair!" "OMG, guuumps!"

 

 

Carps

What we thought it meant: Comprehensive Agrarian Reform...or shorthand for carpet

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What it actually means: Are you game?

How it got there: Carps - Carpet - Rug - RUG - Are you G? - Are you game?

Example: "Japan next month, carps?"

 

 

Pics

What we thought it meant: Pictures

What it actually means: I am game.

How it got there: Pics - Pictures - Images - IMG - I am G - I am game

Example: "Pool Club tonight with the squad?" "Pics!"

 

 

Sharks

What we thought it meant: Marine animals

What it actually means: Can I see?

How it got there: Sharks - Pating - Patingin - Can I see?

Example: "I swear his six-pack is TDF!" "Sharks?!!"

 

 

Starbs

What we thought it meant: Shorthand for Starbucks

What it actually means: Copy

How it got there: Starbs - Starbucks - Coffee - Copy

Example: "Do you have the new episode of GoT? Starbs naman, oh!"

 

 

Sags

What we thought it meant: Something that's drooping

What it actually means: Pilit

How it got there: Sags - Saging - Banana - Peel it - Pilit

Example: "Dude, these new terms are so sags!"

 

 

Pots

What we thought it meant: A thing that holds plants

What it actually means: K.

How it got there: Pots - Potassium - K

Example: "I love you." "Pots."

 

 

Salt

What we thought it meant: A condiment

What it actually means: As in. 

How it got there: Salt - Asin - As in

Example: "The youth lingo is soooo confusing. Salt!"

 

 

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