Vocabulary Spotlight | 80s Slang

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In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack discuss popular slang terms from the 1980s.

Rad: Short for radical, meaning cool or awesome.

Tubular: Another term for cool or excellent.

Bodacious: Remarkable, outstanding, or attractive.

Valley girl: A stereotype describing a fashionable and materialistic young woman, often associated with the San Fernando Valley in California.

Cowabunga: A catchphrase popularized by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, expressing excitement.

Totally tubular: Extremely cool or awesome.

Fer sure, fer sure: Definitely, absolutely.

As if!: Expression of disbelief or sarcasm.

Barf me out: Expressing strong disapproval or disgust.

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