Internet Slang Round up Oct 2018

These terms exist on a trend / temporary / fashionable.  People form groups and their vocabulary defines them as “the other”.  When a word becomes used in the mainstream, it will be dropped and no longer be “cool”.

we stan = we overly love (comes from stalker + fan) : I stan Shermie

bae = babe = attractive person

cursed image = a picture that brings bad luck (but this is a joke)

rn = right now

lit = very exciting

Mainstream / old,  but still in use

peeps = people

mad hype = very exciting

lewd = sexual

my boo = someone I love

free = low level player, no skill : he’s so free lol

pop off = when a player jumps up and boasts/ brags about their victory after a match

 

 

 

The Interpreter

The challengers stood, side by side, more or less, with the presenter in between, all the while trying to look at each other when they spoke, as the interpreter darted back and forth into the microphone, obscuring the cautious Japanese player with her shiny black hair and glittering cheekbones.

“So, we’re about to start,” asked the grinning ginger hipster bearded professional, knowing pretty much next to nothing about the game, “do you have any final words for your opponent?” Continue reading “The Interpreter”