The English language is ever-evolving as culture shifts, and it’s more evident than ever today thanks to text-speak and shorthand abbreviations. These words may not be in Merriam-Webster (yet), but that’s not to say kids aren’t using them every day. Here’s an easy manual to translating what kids at your event are actually saying.
On fleek, adj.
To be on point, with the trend; flawless
Short for “to be honest;” generally used in text messages or tweets
Crew, posse, group of friends
Turn up, verb
Get loose, have fun, go crazy
Short for “shaking my head;” used in a state of disappointment or confusion at another person’s actions; usually used ironically