Teen Speak - the definitive Guide

22nd September 2006 at 01:00
teachur: Spend time during break times in the playground, listening to what they say and how they say it...you learn a lot that way!

dinosaur: (shudders) Never, never listen to what they say at lunch and break time.

fishouttawater: I often get them asking something like,"Can I write that Florence Nightingale was safe?" and I'll reply "Do you mean safe from the battlefield?" They'll look at me like I'm mad and say "Nah, like safe, like good." otasstressedasilook: I wish I could understand my own teen who sort of mutters the odd comprehensible word. Most of the rest is just like a dull noise.

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