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How to speak Gen Z: The alphabet according to Generation Z

HOW TO SPEAK Gen Z



The alphabet according to Generation Z [Born 1995 - 2009]



Aa is for



AY



Used at the end of a sentence to indicate it's a question.



Aa



Bb is for



BROMANCE



Male friendship - old school speak for mateship.



Bb



Cc is for



CRAY CRAY



When life is way way too crazy for one word.



Cc



Dd is for



DEFS



Well it's easier than spelling definately... defenately.. definitly... see why we shorten?



Dd



Ee is for



EMOTICON



@_@ How do you say (@_@) d(^_^)b ? ^_^



Ee



Ff is for



FAIL



Used with or without EPIC to describe anything not a win. (See W for more info)



Ff



Gg is for



G



e.g. "Wazzup G?" because Gangstas can't spell & neither can people who talk to gangstas.



Gg



Hh is for



HARRO!!



The new hellp said with a touch of Swedish tourist.



Hh



Ii is for



I



Because I am the centre of everything (and there is an i in everything).



Ii



Jj is for



jks



With media multitasking who has the time to spell jokes?



Jj



Kk is for



kgo



I mean why write ok, go when you can write kgo?!



Kk



Ll is for



lms [ my status]



Another way of asking for some attention.



Ll



Mm is for



MYBAD!



Used instead of saying sorry, but at least we're taking ownership.



Mm



Nn is for



NO



Generally said to people in authority.



Nn



Oo is for



ONESIE



The old/new pyjamas that love to feature in 'night-at-home' selfies. (see S)



Oo



Pp is for



PROBS



What the older gens probs call probably.



Pp



Qq is for



QT



A more economical way of spelling cutie.



Qq



Rr is for



RANDOM



Can be randomly used as a random response to almost anything.



Rr



Ss is for



SELFIES



A photo taken by you, of you, featuring you. (See I for more info)



Ss



Tt is for



TOTES



Used to show agreement quicker than a Gen Y can say totally.



Tt



Uu is for



UNFOLLOW



What you do when someone posts too many food photos on Instagram.



Uu



Vv is for



V



V means very, which is a v quick typing solution for our v busy lives.



Vv



Ww is for



WIN!



Used to describe anything good (although being "a real winner" isn't good - make sense?).



Ww



Xx is for



XOXOX



Used to end any text - Boomers, you would say Yours Sincerely.



Xx



Yy is for



YOLO {you only live once]



The excuse for reckless living.



Yy



Zz is for



ZED!



Hey, that's us - the now generation. (See I, L, S for more info)



Gen Z



HARRO!! CRAY CRAY!!

WIN FAIL LULZ NOM JKS

(^_^) (>_<) (-_-;)

V RANDOM SELFIE

PROBS, DEFS, TOTES

&HEARTS; LMS KGO!

TBH LIKE4LIKE

PHOTOBOMB ONESIE YOLO

OMGOSH! #HASHTAG

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How to speak Gen Z: The alphabet according to Generation Z

shared by mccrindleresearch on Oct 23, 2012 in Humor

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shared by mccrindleresearch on Oct 23, 2012 in Humor

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An infographic of the ABC of Generation Z, born from 1995 - 2009. This set of flip cards chart 26 slang words commonly used in youth culture in the western world today.
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