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Surfer Slang: Stoked, Sick... Valley Girl Slang like, totally

The big mama is fully mackin' some gnarly grinders= `the ocean is producing large waves.'

California culture;   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_culture

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  • lewissandler

    Hi Lewis and Miss Li.. I dont undersatnd why is it called Valley Girl? Thank you

    Jan 13, 2012 at 8:15 pm
  • zwf

    The podcast is sick,haha. I want to know if ’sick’ is popular in all the United states of America. Is it OK if I appreciate a American stanger with ’sick’?

    Jan 30, 2012 at 4:47 pm
  • lewissandler

    Hi, “Valley girl” refers to rich teenage or college age girls who live in San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles and Hollywood, California. The movies made them out to be not too smart and overly materialistic.

    And thanks to ZWF : The slang word “sick”, as you know, means cool or excellent or awesome. This podcast is sick means that you like it. The origin of the slang word “sick” is unknown. But one theory is “sick” the cool thing nowadays is to be popular and have lots of friends. Those who spend a lot of time in social environments tend to get ill more often than those who have “no life”. Thus it is cool to get sick a lot, thus cool things are ’sick’.

    Feb 19, 2012 at 7:45 pm