1980s and ’90s Kids Reveal Which Slang Terms They Wish Would Make a Comeback


Psych!!!!! I’m announcing to the world here and now that I’m bringing back that sweet burn from the early-mid 1990s. And no one can stop me!

Do you have any favorite slang terms from the 1980s and ’90s that you wish would make a tubular comeback? These AskReddit users definitely do…

1. Inspired by Heathers

“What’s your damage?”

2. Nothing wrong with that

“I still say Rad. And get crap for it.”

3. A pretty sick burn

” “If you love it so much WHY DON’T YOU MARRY IT” “

4. Maybe?

“Do people still say wicked? Because this is a wicked good thread.
Also solid.”

5. Oh God, no!

“One of the primary directives of the mid-90’s
was to avoid being (or being accused of being)
a poser.”

6. Good one

“That’s tight.”

7. Gnar-dog


8. Yes!


9. Cool kid

“My 3 y/o is watching the 80s/90s cartoon and he’s taken to saying “let’s boogaloo” when he wants to go somewhere.”

10. TMNT


11. Just do it!

” “Oh snap” is one I’d use again.”

12. One of the best

“Homie don’t play that – When you talk about something you refuse to do or accept.”

13. Boom

“I liked psych/sike.”

14. Very popular at one time

” “Suck it!” while making the Degeneration X cross on your crotch.”

15. Bring it back!

“Saying something is “the bomb”. I miss it.”