10 Phrases Baby Boomers Say That No One Else Understands

"Groovy": A term popularized in the 1960s, "groovy" means cool, fashionable, or excellent.

"Far out": Another 1960s slang term, "far out" means unusual, surprising, or extraordinary.

"Catch you on the flip side": A phrase commonly used to say goodbye in the 1960s and 1970s, especially among music enthusiasts.

"Bread": In the 1960s and 1970s, "bread" was slang for money or cash. It referred to the idea of money as a basic necessity of life, akin to bread.

"Hippie": Baby Boomers may use the term "hippie" to refer to individuals who embraced countercultural values and lifestyles in the 1960s and 1970s, advocating for peace, love, and social change.

"Sock it to me": A phrase popularized by the comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the late 1960s, "sock it to me" was often used as an expression of challenge or provocation.

"Don't be a square": In the 1950s and 1960s, "square" referred to someone who was conventional, boring, or out of touch with countercultural trends.

"Can you dig it?": A phrase commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s, "can you dig it?" meant "do you understand?" or "are you on board with this?"

"Make love, not war": A slogan popularized by the peace movement of the 1960s, "make love, not war" advocated for nonviolent conflict resolution

"Turn on, tune in, drop out": Coined by counterculture icon Timothy Leary in the 1960s, this phrase encouraged individuals to explore consciousness-expanding experiences through psychedelic drugs

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