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What are the hep cats spoutin’?

A thread over at Ask MetaFilter is enlightening folks on current slang.

As a Gen-Xer, I usually find myself pseudo-ironically using “rad” or “awesome” whenever I think something is totally killer. When a friend asked what word college students use now-a-days, I had to admit that I’m officially an out of touch old fogey. I know “cool” has spanned decades of continued usage, but what are the real generation-defining phrases of today’s 18-year-olds?

<h3>Best New Slang Alternatives to "Cool":</h3>

<ol>

    <li>Book</li>
    <li>Moist</li>
    <li>Official</li>
    <li>Shiny</li>
    <li>Key</li>
    <li>Bloody Uber</li>
    <li>Unstoppable</li>
    <li>Toxic</li>
    <li>Capital</li>

</ol>

My personal favorite: Fucking Awesome