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Good Housekeeping dug real deep into the pop culture archives and found the most popular slang term from 1926 to 2006.
Most of us aren't using 1968's "bippy" so we'll just start at 1980.
1981: chill pill
1983: beat box
1984: that's major -- thank you DJ Khaled for bring that back.
1987: couch surfing -- this was 87's way of saying couch potato.
1988: f-bomb -- the actual word, though. This is my birth year and I think this is my favorite word. Lolol.
1989: trash talk
Oh, the 90s. All the slang we were actually old enough to use.
1991: tighty whiteys -- did people really care that much about ugly underwear?
1992: NOT -- this is all Wayne's World's fault.
1993: da bomb
1994: Benjamins -- when Diddy was Daddy.
1995: as if -- this one is ICONIC from Clueless.
1996: whatever -- timeless.
1997: jiggy -- it was a movement! Will Smith was lit this year.
Now, the 2000s. People wanna rag on millennial slang but just tell those hater to refer back to 1986's studmuffin.
2001: whale-tail -- when your thing sticks out over your pants. Lol.
2002: hella -- yoooo I still use this on air!
2004: muffin top
2005: fo sheezy and fo shizzle -- I'll be so happy if I never hear anyone use these ever again. Stop ruining words, Snoop.
2006: sick, like "That shirt is so sick."
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