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Aibu to disown dd if she responds to one more of my questions with "Nah mate".

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calamityjam Sun 03-Dec-17 12:50:05

Seriously, teach me to speak roadman so I can embarrass my 14 year old dd

NightRaven52 Sun 03-Dec-17 12:53:09

"Yeah sick fam" or "nah blud, allow it"
In response to everything. Especially in front of her friends.

AlpacaLypse Sun 03-Dec-17 12:53:10

Just by breathing one embarrasses 14 year olds! Walking within 20 feet of them in the same street. Being seen to pick up or set them down in your car. Which can be as new as you like but is still uncool.

ladystarkers Sun 03-Dec-17 12:54:40

Nu at all. I feel your pain.

yawning801 Sun 03-Dec-17 12:55:41

OMG that reeeeem mate?

OurMiracle1106 Sun 03-Dec-17 12:55:42

I dare you to go buy a tracksuit similar to honey g and then say the above mentioned (disclaimer I am not Responsible for any counselling your DD may require as a result of said actions) grin

SweetIcedTea Sun 03-Dec-17 13:00:15


Apparently this means "I understand and empathise with your view/comment"

pinkhorse Sun 03-Dec-17 13:02:02

I always say 'same' and I'm mid thirties!
Isn't peng a teen word? Not sure what it means though

sparechange Sun 03-Dec-17 13:06:06

Peng means great
Pengest means best

formerbabe Sun 03-Dec-17 13:10:00

'Sick fam, innit'. My ds has picked this up so I often join in with the nonsense. My theory is the more we take the mickey out of this way of talking, the less likely he is to do it or think it's cool.

Oysterbabe Sun 03-Dec-17 13:10:47

I remember asking my mum to cut my sandwiches into halves rather than quarters because quarters was babyish and embarrassing in front of my friends. The next day she cut them into heart shapes.

Zevitevitchofcrimas Sun 03-Dec-17 13:13:07

Yes disown her. This would grate me too

Littlebatcalledlucille Sun 03-Dec-17 13:13:16

Just allow it blud, its a long ting FAM ya get me?
Bus up to my yard, we can blare some bear tunes innit!
My kids have a cousin that speaks this way and she sounds like an arsehole.
If mine came home I'd ignore them permanently.
I'm sorrysad (I'm not trying to be rude at all) but that would drive me nuts!

Gingernaut Sun 03-Dec-17 13:15:32

Wah g'wan?

grimeofthecentury Sun 03-Dec-17 13:15:40

Yu feelin me, famalam? Sick ting

Gingernaut Sun 03-Dec-17 13:16:38

Bus up to my yard, we can blare some bare tunes innit!

Fixed that up for you, blud. wink

AbsentmindedWoman Sun 03-Dec-17 13:17:32

It's fascinating though. I literally have no idea what all those words mean and I'm only 32 - it's a whole other language to someone my age!

What do they mean? Where did this slang originate? It's UK only rather than USA, right?

keeponworking Sun 03-Dec-17 13:17:33

I'm highly delighted to have been called peng by my DD (15) and her bestie mate the other day!! And I even knew what it meant!!

I suggest a review of Korean Billy on YouTube if you want to see some examples of roadman speak - he's hilarious!

Thankfully my DD speaks to me normally and hasn't fully gone down the roadman road; she reserves most of it for social media thank god!

TitaniasCloset Sun 03-Dec-17 13:18:45

Big man ting yeah, people on this thread proper gassed up you know.

serialnapper Sun 03-Dec-17 13:20:10

I got a bollocking from my Mum once for calling my DSD a batty boy when I was a teen hmm--t----hankfully I grew out of it--

January87 Sun 03-Dec-17 13:20:16


Runworkeatsleeprepeat Sun 03-Dec-17 13:20:35

My boys speak like this with each other and their mates. I laugh at them when they speak to me like that. They understand that there is different circumstances where they would and would not speak like that. They know they sound ridiculous as they often take the mickey out of each other (twins) but they are nearly 13 and are trying desperately to fit in.

keeponworking Sun 03-Dec-17 13:20:43

No it's not from America (well at least I don't think it is). To me (and I could be completely and utterly wrong!) it's kind of slightly derived from Jamaican patois and to me, it's representative of a youth that mixes freely with black, white etc - a real mix of ethnicities in their friendship groups - maybe it gives a universal way to speak that cuts across any of those differences...? That's what I think but I'm no linguistics expert as to the real origins of it!

Littlebatcalledlucille Sun 03-Dec-17 13:22:21

Fanks, gangsta sweet nice1!smile

HidingBehindTheWallpaper Sun 03-Dec-17 13:24:31

What is ‘roadman’?

Yes we all had slang etc when we were young but this is just prending to be something you are not.

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