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Old 01-09-2018, 03:54 AM
 
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More from the 70’s...

Young guys greeted each other with “Hey, dude” or “Hey, Holmes”.

If you were a young woman at a party, dance place, bar & a guy was hitting on you, the standard pickup line was “Hey, Fox”.

If you were young dudes, you didn’t use a standard handshake, you did the soul handshake & said “Hey, what’s happening...”. This handshake was used even in business transactions between young guys.

We also talked a lot about having “the munchies”...have not heard that phrase in years. Marijuana was called grass or dope.

At least, that was life in SoCal. Right on.

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Old 01-09-2018, 03:58 AM
 
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Twitch describing something that makes you nervous.
"Decent" for awesome.
Haven't heard " ripoff" in a while.
"number" for marijuana.
Festival Seating, meaning all tickets are general admission and you may not get a seat.
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Old 01-09-2018, 04:14 AM
 
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out of sight
far out
spaced out
mother****er
beachcomber
dough (for money)
square (for non gay)
reefer
junkie
tricky Dick(for Nixon)
to croak
cruisin'
pigs (cops)
women's lib
"them ******s"
militant
uppers/downers
dune buggy
janitor
kind of...
tv dinner
newsreel
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Old 01-09-2018, 04:55 AM
 
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pin-up
VW bug
cruiser
vixen
music band
color tv
jumbo jet
to wolf down (a meal)
bunnies (Playboy models)
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Old 01-09-2018, 09:35 AM
 
Location: The Carolinas
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t1ts
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:24 AM
 
Location: State of Washington (2016)
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What about:

freak out
You're trippin!
You've got a cool pad (apartment)
airhead!
boss (cool)
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:24 AM
 
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My old lady/my old man
Bummed out
Square
Doofus
Twerp
Dweeb
Cruisin for a bruisin
Greasers and Dupers
Can you dig it
Rhymes with call (B)
Take a chill pill
Burn rubber
Grass
Right on
Cooties
Crash (sleep)
Drag
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:45 AM
 
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Groty is short for grotesque.
As explained by George Harrison at 2:12 in this scene from "A Hard Day's Night".




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QREeweMWTZk
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Tucson Arizona
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This thread makes me >uptight<!
and outasite
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Fairfield, CT
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Regional 70's slang from my small Florida hometown-

Book (as in leave) "Let's book."
Pistol packin' mama (female cop - a rarity in our town)
I've heard "book " used as a term meaning to drive really fast.

Another slang word for state troopers in the 70's was "bear."
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