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Attention:
Our 25th class reunion will be held on Saturday night, June 28th, in the park @ Sauerkraut Days this year.
Hope to see you there - pass this info on to those you see that may not view the chatter.

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How many Kegs? Giiiverrrr!

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Can any Le Sueur girls come? smile


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Of course! - the more the merrier! people and kegs that is.

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I would like to attend as well. I missed ours a couple of years ago. It will be nice to see Cracker & Gail as well as the whole class of '83.

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What were some lines or sayings from 1983?

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wouldn't be a party without you.

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Hey Jeff!
I found this website with fun facts about 1983. Scroll down to bottom for Slang from '83. http://home.ibbsonline.com/rwh1983/frames/fads.htm



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1983 Popular Slang

"As If" - I'd rather not

"Awesome" - Something extremely good, and exceptional

"Bad" - Good

"Barney" - An Unattractive Male

"Batcaver" - Person who wears all black and listens to The Cure el al...

"BBS" - Short for Bullitin Board System

"Bitchin'" - Superb, excellent

"Bodacious" - Beautiful

"Bogus" - Not good

"Bonus" - Used to denote satisfaction or one's approval

"Boss" - Very cool

"Bow-Head" - Another name for preppie

"Brody" - Police Officer

"Chill" - To be calm

"Chill Pill" - Take it easy

"Chillin'" - To be resting

"Cool" - Something really good and hip

"Cool Beans" - Cool, awesome, agreeable

"Crib" - A Homeboy's residence

"Damm Sam!" - Wow, Unbelievable

"Deck" - To beat someone up

"Def" - Something very hip

"Deke" - To fake someone out

"Don't Have a Cow" - Remain calm, don't get excited

"Dork" - Someone who isn't cool or penis

"Dope" - Very hip and with it

"Dude" - Someone who is cool or A greeting used with a close friend

"Dudette" - A woman who is cool

"Dudical" - Used to describe a place or thing as cool

"Dufus" - Someone who acts stupid

"Duh" - Stupid, Usually used with the word "like"

"Dweeb" - Someone who is not cool

"Elite" - A person who has achieved a high status in the BBSing culture

"Excellent" - Superb

"Fer Sure" - Definitely

"Five O" - Police Officer

"Fly" - Very hip and with it

"Fresh" - Very new, used in reference to music a lot

"Funky" - Multiple meanings, 70's disco leftover

"Gag Me With A Spoon" - Disgusting

"Geek" - A person who is not hip

"Generic" - Of poor quality

"Get Out" - I don't believe you

"Goober" - Snot or something stupid

"Gnarly" - Exceptional

"Grodie" - Disgusting

"Gross Me Out" - Disgusting

"Grouse" - Cool, Australian slang term

"Heavy" - A situation which is grave

"Heinous" - Not good

"'hood" - Neighborhood

"Homeboy" - A close friend

"Homey" - A friend, a greeting

"Kickin'" - Fun, exciting, and cool

"Killer" - Very cool

"Kiss My Grits" - A more polite saying of "kiss my ass"

"K-RAD" - Very Radical

"The Joint" - Very cool

"Like" - Used as a modifier, really has no definition

"Like, Oh My God!" - Wow, Unbelievable

"Major" - Really cool

"Make Me Barf" - Phrase: A way to signal disgust with a situation

"McFly" - Someone who has just done something very stupid

"Melvin" - To pull another person's underwear upwards in a jerking motion until it wedges between ones butt-crack

"Mint" - Excellent, memorable

"Moded" - Skater term

"Nerd" - Someone who is very smart and socially unacceptable

"Nice Play Shakespeare" - That was a really stupid action

"No Sh** Sherlock" - stating the obvious

"No Way" - Not going to do that

"Poser" - An imposter whose intent is to fit in with a more acceptable social group

"Preppie" - A person who dressed in upscale clothing and acted snobish towards people noti n the same social standings

"Psyche" - Ha! Fooled you!

"Rad" - Short for radical

"Radical" - Something extremely hip

"Rippen, Rips" - Something very cool

"Smooth move, x-Lax" - That was a stupid action

"Solid" - Affirmative

"Stellar" - Very cool

"Stoked" - Very excited

"To the Max" - Used in conjunction with any adjective that you want to emphasize

"Totally Awesome" - Something truly exceptional, not flawed in any ways

"Totally Tubular" - A really cool move in skateboarding

"Trippendicular" - something that is totally amazing

"Val" - short for Valley Girl

"Way, No Way" - An exchange between two people when one believes something the other doesn't

"Way Cool" - Very cool

"Whatever" - Universally used for anything that leaves even an ounce of doubt in your mind, usually used in a condescending tone by a Valley Girl

"Wicked" - Excellent or great

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So if your vocab--like mine--still includes most of the above...is that such a bad thing???

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