10 Phrases Baby Boomers Say That No One Else Understands

"Groovy": A term used to describe something as fashionable, cool, or excellent. It was popularized during the 1960s and 1970s counterculture era.

"Far out": Another expression from the 1960s counterculture, meaning something is impressive, extraordinary, or unconventional.

"Bodacious": A slang term used to describe something remarkable, attractive, or impressive, often associated with surf and skate culture of the 1960s and 1970s.

"Bummer": A term used to express disappointment or frustration, often in response to negative news or events.

"Gag me with a spoon": A humorous expression of disgust or distaste, typically used to mock something considered overly pretentious or ridiculous. It gained popularity in the 1980s Valley Girl subculture.

"Don't be a square": An admonition to avoid being boring, conventional, or uncool. It was commonly used in the 1950s and 1960s counterculture to encourage rebellion against societal norms.

"Catch you on the flip side": A casual way of saying goodbye or see you later, often used in the context of leaving a conversation or parting ways temporarily.

"Sock it to me": An expression of readiness or eagerness to face a challenge or take on something difficult.

"Right on": A phrase used to express agreement, affirmation, or approval. It was commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s as a positive response to someone's statement or idea.

"Cool beans": A slang term used to indicate approval, agreement, or satisfaction with something. It emerged in the 1960s and 1970s as part of hippie and surfer slang.

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