At least I know most of these…. (1st part slang/ 2nda part syber slang – has anyone checked wikipedia yet?) [c/o http://www.planetpals.com/coolkidz.html]

COOL SLANG TERMS

Awesome:
really great! Cool!

Big Time:
large amount

Bogus:
fake; false; unreal

Bummer:
the feeling of sadness; pertaining to something which is sad

Chillin’ out:
to relax; the act of relaxing, “taking it easy”

Chow:
food

Ciao:
a greeting -hello or goodbye, borrowed from Italian language

Cool:
approval; a positive response; a person who is accepted by their peers, something you like is “cool”

Dig it:
a 1960’s American slang term meaning: to understand; to recognize, dig can also means you like it.

Down with it:
unacceptable; don’t like it

Dude:
a male person

Dudette:
a female person

Dunno:
directly translated to English means “don’t know”

Dweeb:
a person who is not accepted among those who are cool

Funky:
good; pertaining to music which has a certain type of beat, also things can be “funky” which means they are “unusual”

Geek:
a person who may be very smart yet lacks the social graces of those who are considered cool , a “computer geek” is someone who spends too much time on the computer and has no social life.

Gotta:
an abbreviation for the words “got to” , must get or must do; have to.

Gnarly:
to be very good; great

Hot:
in, cool, awesome,

Hangin’:
waiting; to wait as in “Hangin’ around”

Homey:
(also know as a “home boy”): One’s close friends. Usually from the neighborhood

In:
the present style, what’s “in”

Jammin’:
music which is enjoyable, makes you want to dance; playing of a musical instrument

Jive:
slang English used by those who are usually attuned to the people who are cool

Jipped:
like being ripped off; to be shorted or receive less that you paid for

Main Rig:
the best music reproduction system in a persons home

No FX:
No special effects

Phat (fat):
very good

Psycho:
agressive anti-social behavior (used in punk)

Poser:
fake; false

Rage:
anger or what’s” IN” is the rage

Rad:
Radical

Radical:
Very good; to be excellent

Ripped Off:
to steal or be stolen from

Rules:
the best; being the best

Slammatocious:
a feeling of joy; a giving of one’s approval

Spreck:
To move or go to; moving

Stoked:
to be happy or joyous; a feeling of pleasure

Stuff:
an item or items, “things”

Subschnauser:
a subwoofer

Sublime:
extreme,person who does not fear consequence

Tease:
provoking

The Man:
the “COOL GUY” as in “I am the Man”

Thingies:
items; a grouping of “things” “stuff”

Totally:
all, everything as in “totally cool”

Wild:
if something is wild it’s great, if someone is wild they are out of control

Ya:
you

YO:
“what’s up?”

Yummies:
specially enjoyed food. Usually of the sugar filled variety

COOL CYBERSLANG TERMS

501:
Excuse thatâs full of holes.

A-OLS:
Administrators On-Line. Computer service administrators who police the on-line services are not fond of kids who don’t follow the rules.

BEAM:
Real-Time chat line that is private to the Kids.

CANCER:
Deadly virus.

COMM & COMMING:
To communicate via email or real-time text messages

COMMBOT:
Program that automatically logs the conversation during a Cyber.Kdz comm.

CRASH INTO:
Break through security to gain access to a private network. Scrunch.

DOTGOV:
Government Officials (derived from the .gov ending of government email addresses)

DOUGHBRAINS:
People who use the net only to make money.

DRIVEL:
99% of what passes through the net.

FAILS, FAILED: Stinks; sucks. As in Life fails.

FLU: Bad virus.

FRISBEE: CD-ROM

FRY A SCREEN:
Send a flame (a flame is a mean or angry message).

GODZILLA:
Computer owned by Deeder that is tricked out and optimized for detecting and
destroying flus and cancers.

GREPPER or GREPHEAD:
Someone who is really into UNIX. (Comes from the UNIX command grep).

KID:
Fellow member of Cyber.kdz.

PLAYDOUGH:
The money you need to spend to be online.

PERCOLATOR:
Program for the Web written in JAVA.

SCRUNCH:
See Crash into.

SCUM OF THE EARTH:
People who create cancers.

SLIDE THE TALKWAYS:
Surf the Net.

SMART TERMINALS:
Universities.

SPIN THE WEB:
Browse the World Wide Web.

STIKS:
Shirt, Tie, Keyboard. Boring corporate IS people.

TAKE A DRIVE FOR A SPIN:
Search through a huge database.

TALKWAY:
The Wire.

THE WIRE:
The Internet.

THREAD SLED:
World Wide Web Browser. Software used to spin the web. (You’re using one now).

TUB:
A slow modem (9600 baud or less). Also known as a Slow Boat.

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