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That is, like, so sick

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UnquietDad Fri 19-Jun-09 17:01:06

How and when did "sick" come to mean good?

It's the new "wicked", isn't it? Or the new "cool"?

EccentricaGallumbits Fri 19-Jun-09 17:04:10

yeah. phat.

southeastastra Fri 19-Jun-09 17:05:08

i've noticed that, also super-cute

UnquietDad Fri 19-Jun-09 17:05:14

I had enough trouble with bad being good.

BitOfFun Fri 19-Jun-09 17:16:25

UQD, please don't ever actually say it, will you?

AllFallDown Sat 20-Jun-09 15:52:42

Hectic, man.

senua Sun 21-Jun-09 18:52:01

'sick' is so ova [sic]
u mean 'ace'

<runs off, eyes bleeding>

UnquietDad Sun 21-Jun-09 19:25:32

Ace is back ? the 80s really have returned...

roisin Sun 21-Jun-09 19:41:05

Hey! Hi UQD. How did it go yesterday? We got as far as U, but got diverted by a pet shop and a nice coffee shop. blush

UnquietDad Sun 21-Jun-09 20:12:39

Went v well - thanks. Was enjoyable and thought-provoking.

ludog Mon 22-Jun-09 13:23:15

"Massive" has meant really good in Dublin (well parts of it anyway) for years. A work colleague told me my new-born dd was "bleedin' massive"!! As she was 6lb 5oz I took it to mean she was absolutely gorgeous, which of course she was!

UnquietDad Mon 22-Jun-09 16:08:56

It's funny how "cool" goes in and out of favour. People my age (40) use it, my teenage niece uses it, but I think it went out of fashion a bit between my generation and hers.

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