Saturday, May 22, 2010

Suburban Moms: Ahead of the Curve?

It is well known that new slang eventually percolates to levels of mass awareness. The common believe that suburban moms are just about the last to find out about new forms of speech, art, music, etc, is widespread. The findings below however, may call for a revision in our understanding of how slang spreads. On the whole, with a weighted statistical average of year of adaptation, it seems moms are way ahead of the curve...

I'm all about that (1993)
Peace out, dog (1990)
Oh snap (1995)
Gettin' jiggy with it (1998)
LOL (2000)
Whoomp! (There it is) (1993)
Box a donk donk (2002)
Thug thizzle (2000)

Get my nails did (2008)
I'm blowin' up (2007)
Fo shizzle (2006)

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