which words entered the lexicon the year you were born?

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which words entered the lexicon the year you were born?

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check it here

terms from my year included angel dust, crystal meth and sudden infant death syndrome

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autoerotic asphyxiation

lude

televangelist

bikini wax
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juice wrote: autoerotic asphyxiation

lude

televangelist

bikini wax


those are all basically synonyms
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Selected words for 1958:
beatnik
bigfoot
cross-train
game show
genetic code
ion engine
microelectronics
prequel
sex kitten
software
tailgate party
thalidomide
transaxle
uptime
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Very appropriately: acetylcholinesterase
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Double digit
oral sex
personal computer
sock puppet
phencyclidine (i didn't know this had been around that long)

The list is really long LOL
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acquaintance rape
clicker
closeted
gotcha
Internet
kneecapping
Moonie
STD
string cheese
touch screen
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Kneecapping LOL
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phone sex
G-spot
skanky
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AIDS, RU-486, Rust Belt, and face-plant. Yay, I guess?
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HIV :(
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adult-onset diabetes
airball
air-kiss
alternative rock
analyte
angel-hair pasta
antigen-presenting cell
anti-macho
antinuke
antischizophrenic
ATM
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central processing unit
fiber optics
desanctify
dirty bomb
event horizon
first strike
gobsmacked
green card
margarita <-- fancy that.
rock and roller
snooze button
turing test
ultra hip

and sadly enough..... country rock.

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augmented reality
buzzkill
HTML
LGBT studies
man cave
pda
meh
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Deconstruction
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Soccer mom
Radical cleavage
Rock shrimp
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1970:
Agent Orange
anxiety disorder
bad hair day
bummed
chimichanga
control freak
guilt trip
labradoodle
microaggression
newbie
power up
pro-life
punk rock
spork
survivalist
whistle blower
white nationalist
x-rated
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halfpipe
paragliding
tinseltown
sticky note
control key
anti-aliasing
megadeal
nanostructure
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I didn't realize Labradoodle had been around so long.
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justine wrote: I didn't realize Labradoodle had been around so long.

Isn't it just what happens when a lab and a poodle get busy? Basically as soon as those breeds existed, it was guaranteed we'd need a word to describe the result. Same with puggle.
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We could have had poodradors instead.
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Metacell wrote: We could have had poodradors instead.


when they hit a certain size.. they are anyway.

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  • booty call ;)
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  • neonicotinoid
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Cool beans
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1967 no surprises:
psychedelic
speed freak
zonked out
doobie
THC
cannabinoid
flower child


1967 surprises:
fanny pack
humongous
networking
sports drink
supermodel
aerobics
yada yada
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