Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Stereotypical ’80s Phrases?
How Well Do You Know These Stereotypical ’80s Phrases?
By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

So, like, this quiz is all about totally radical '80s slang. There was a time back in the day that all of these phrases were used a lot, and everyone knew of them. The '80s were a decade that was all about Walkmans, rollerblades, mixed tapes, and Teddy Ruxpin, but it was also a time that a whole bunch of phrases appeared out of nowhere. Some of them are still used today, while others disappeared almost as fast as they came.  If you used to say the words "gnarly" "not even" or "party hardy" you probably grew up in the '80s. These were times when people didn't even have smartphones, believe it or not, so they had to think of ways to keep themselves entertained.

But even if you did grow up in that decade, that doesn't mean you still have the lingo down all this time later. Time marches on, and the '80s are officially so yesterday. Who would have thought there would come a time that the '80s were almost 30 years ago? Take this quiz and tell us whether you think that this quiz is totally righteous or whether you think we're all just a bunch of wannabes.

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