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Words and phrases of the future

Discussion in 'Personal' started by scienceteachasghost, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    'Ha$htag Tw££t' - well known competition for users of V02fone consisting of space age floating people quickly reading out tweets in rhyme before Corrie.

    'I syn blud I'm in' a 2022 saying equivalent to 'I think therefore I am' implying one has to synergise/connect to be in with society.

    'ISIS line' imaginary border between more protected countries and those under significant threat from ISIS terror attacks.

    'Classiclock' one of the most well known dance music genres of the 2020s consisting of classical music set to a beat.

    'Ento aisle' insect aisle in the supermarket

    'Shop offline' As shopping online for food becomes majortative after 2026.

    'Gamification' virtual games played by wearers of the iLens from 2019.

    'Wigga' White person 'pretending to be black'

    'Uniesie' 'A 'uniform onesie' that will become popular in the 2040s as a 30 year fashion cycle reinvents the Onesie and typical school uniform is the onesie

    'Windarian' A 21st Century Luddite who uses second best technoloigy 9as Android phones completely outdo Windows phones.)
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  2. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    Is this a revival of the 70s disco 'scene'? ( You are probs too young to remember) :D

  3. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

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  4. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    How did I do that?!
  5. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    I don't know! :D
  6. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    But I think that 'Hooked on Classics' was what I was actually trying to find!
  7. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    Those Hooked on Classics records lurk ominously in the background of my childhood memories due to my father's near-obsessive collection of the whole darned lot of them :eek::(
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  8. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    Remember there was no internet then....!
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  9. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    Im well aware taking classical music and turning into a dance track is not without precedent....

  10. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    OMG- 'wigga' already exists - check out 'Urban Dictionary!'
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  11. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter

    and has done since 2003? My god I feel old!
  12. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Also check out this scene from 'The Wire' (language advisory):

  13. scienceteachasghost

    scienceteachasghost Lead commenter


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