Terms of the 90s, Slang of the Nineties

What new slang was introduced during the 90s that you can think of? This is a list of all the words that were in popular usage during the 90s.

For example:

  • Fart-Knocker
    adj. An idiot; A phrase coined by “Beavis & Butt-Head” in the early 90’s.
  • Talk to the Hand
    Another way of saying “I don’t want to hear what you are saying.”
  • Wife Beater
    A men’s Tank Top or Athletic shirt, like Bruce Willis always wears in movies. Derived from the show ‘Cops’ when all the people arrested for domestic violence were only wearing this type of shirt and boxer shorts.


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2 Responses to Terms of the 90s, Slang of the Nineties

  1. Trinity13 says:

    I still say “wife beater”.

  2. MToots says:

    I know about “talk…hand”, just learned about “wife beater” last wkend, and have NEVER heard the B&B gem until today. But, then I NEVER appreciated their sense of humor!

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