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  • Guys, I need to admit something.

  • I'm in my 40s. I'm married. I have two kids.

  • But nothing, and I mean nothing,

  • makes me feel older than when I realize

  • I do not know the new slang terms that teenagers are using.

  • And these days, it seems like teen slang terms

  • are evolving so fast that it is impossible to keep up.

  • So we decided to help you

  • by giving you a little primer on new teen slang terms

  • in a segment we call "Seth Explains Teen Slang."

  • ♪♪

  • Our first new teen slang term is "Robert Mueller."

  • Let's see the definition.

  • Here it is in a sentence.

  • Next one.

  • Our next new teen slang term is "wait-listed."

  • Here it is in a sentence.

  • [ Audience groans ]

  • Moving on, we have "Españ-YOLO." Let's see the definition.

  • For example...

  • Moving on, it's "the avengers."

  • For example...

  • Next up, we have "English lit."

  • For example...

  • Moving on, we have "massquatch."

  • Massquatch. Here's the definition of "massquatch."

  • Here it is -- Very helpful,

  • because you didn't used to have a slang term for that.

  • Here it is in a sentence.

  • And I actually believe -- This is very exciting.

  • Very exciting and very rare.

  • I believe we have a photo of the massquatch. Let's take a look.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • Next up, it's "North Korea."

  • For example...

  • Next up, we have "Giuliani."

  • This is a terrible wing man.

  • For example...

  • Up next, it's...

  • [ Applause ]

  • It's "AllerG-Unit."

  • Here it is in a sentence.

  • This one is really taking off with the teens.

  • I would find it hard to believe

  • if you have a teenager, you have not heard them hear --

  • You have not -- [ Laughs ]

  • Guys, it's "Koppelganger."

  • Let's see the definition.

  • For example...

  • And finally, we have "high-ku."

  • This is the haiku you write when you're English lit.

  • For example...

  • That was "Seth Explains Teen Slang."

Guys, I need to admit something.

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Seth Explains Teen Slang: Robert Mueller, Giuliani

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    Samuel posted on 2018/05/10
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