What language do they speak?! 20 words from the speech of the MillennialsPictolic
Oh, these modern kids and their "new Russian language"! "HYIP", "swipe", "fluidnet"... Sometimes absolutely impossible to make out what they were saying.
This can help in our mini-dictionary of Millennials, in which we collected the most popular words "modern language." Of course, use them in communication is not necessary, but knowing can't hurt. This information will give you the opportunity to feel the rhythm of the modern world.
Let's start with the most common word "HYIP", which in English means "hype". HYIP is a heated discussion of something, a mass debate, a wave of articles in the media. Also, there are derivatives of this word: haapiti to chipout, catching HYIP and so on. This means that someone has managed to appear on some event to draw attention to himself.
In English the word agile means "frisky" and has a value of nimble, agile and fast-thinking. So, as you may have guessed, it is used mainly in business.
"The agile methodology" aimed at "survival" in an environment with high competition due to such characteristics as the ability to act quickly and do minimal effort. For example, you dream of opening a bakery, but for the rent you don't have enough. Model agile expects to start selling the cupcakes straight from the kitchen, rapidly developing and improving.
From eng. crowd – funding and crowd – funding. It's hard to utter a word on the Internet is called the collection of funds for the development of any project. There are specific crowdfunding platforms, on which the collection of money for recording albums, opening cafes, home appliances and even cars.
The word "bitite" comes from the English bite one's style is to copy someone's style, to imitate someone's style. To bitici as well as the whole style in General and its separate elements. For example, about a girl who decided to wear a Jogging suit as Kim Kardashian, we can say that she bitit Insta-diva.
Shout translated as cry. Originally in hip-hop this word to denote phrases or words that shouts a DJ or MC. Over time, the term "South" began to be used in advertising. You may have heard about this method of promotion in Instagram as #S4S – shout-out for shout-out. This is when bloggers with a similar audience to tell on their pages about each other in order to attract new subscribers.
Over time, the shout-out for shout-out, that is, "cry for cry", was reduced to a simple "shout" and now the name of any advertising, the brand or media personality as free of charge or in exchange for anything.
The word is derived from the Korean mokpang, meokneun is, and bangsong – stream. This is a video where people demonstrate how they eat. This unusual flash mob first appeared in the Korean segment of the Internet, and soon won the hearts of English - and Russian-speaking users.
The abbreviation ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing) are familiar with Internet users since the era of ICQ. It means "laugh", "laugh to tears". Also this word is used to mean "Reflet over someone" (to make fun), or play: "you're my replichi!"
The expression comes from the English for realsies, selections. for real – really. In short, it is the replacement of obsolete "in kind". They can Express surprise in any way. For example, you said that in the remake of "the little Mermaid" the main character will play a black actress, and you answer: "Fo rilis?!"
Dramedy is something of a cross between drama and Comedy. Movies and TV shows in which there is a place for laughter and for tears. The brightest representatives of this genre is the TV series "Orange is the new black," "Shameless" and "Fargo."
The word "taskbar" comes to us from tramps and convicts, but now it is consumed with pleasure by all and Sundry, ranging from simple Internet users to fashion experts. On criminal slang it means "to dirty, to defile," but in the modern realities it is most often used as a replacement for the word "sucks". For example, "this dress is full of taskbar".
Photobombing is "art" to get into someone's frame, thereby making it funny and memorable. To get acquainted with what it is, you can in any of our collections. At the time, the most famous photobomb did Benedict Cumberbatch, who ironically got into a collective selfie of Hollywood stars.
The word glamping comes from the English glamour and camping. And, you guessed it, call them a "five star camping" (Yes, there is). The glamping can be considered as a designer Yurt somewhere in the Mongolian steppe, and simple camping on the beach, with a share of luxury. Experts say that in the right glamping have to be Spa and gourmet restaurant.
Before any wall painting called "graffiti", regardless of the fact that it is an inscription made in haste spray, luxurious 3D drawing. Doing it fundamentally wrong! Therefore, for large-scale murals, created by real professionals of street art, came up with a different definition murals.
A word many may have heard, especially those who love to sit in social networks. After all, there are popular bloggers urging us "to swipe", "to swapnote up" and so on. Swipe is a gesture with a finger, which is typically used to unlock the phone, but the Internet, the term has acquired a broader meaning. For example, with the advent of Tinder, the word "swipe" began to designate an action when a person just comes to the page of another without any intention to start Dating ("just possibity came").
Comes from the English fluid – fluid, that is, fluidnet — the blurring of the boundaries. In the first place this word is used when speaking about gender. But the fluid is not equal to "be bisexual". It means being able to mix gender stereotypes in mood, such as styles in clothing. Today fluid a person can feel like a man, and tomorrow — to invent a new pronoun to refer to a loved one.
Our foodie is a gourmet, a person who is well versed in food, but distinguished by the absence of snobbery. These people not only eat delicious restaurant meals, they are not averse to street food. Fudi know about eating literally everything from production technology to what condiments you want to add to certain dishes.