The best 1960s slang terms

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Groovy - "Groovy" is an adjective that was used to describe something cool, hip, and awesome. "That's groovy!"

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Bread - Using the noun "bread" to refer to money was common back in the 1960s. "I need a job, man. I'm almost out of bread."

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Bummer - Dating back to the '60s, "bummer" was originally used to describe any unpleasant experience, or that you're just a little depressed.

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Foxy - Applicable to either a man or woman, in '60s slang "foxy" described someone with undeniable sex appeal. "You're a foxy lady!"

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Power trip - The term "power trip" can be traced back to the '60s as a way to describe someone giddy with their own authority.

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Gimme some skin - If someone asked you to give them some skin, they were only asking you to shake hands. "Good to see you again! Gimme some skin!"

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Bag - Back in the '60s, the slang "bag" was usually related to someone's scene, taste, or overall disposition.

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Handsy - When someone was making unwelcome sexual advances, they were labeled as "handsy" in the 1960s.

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Zit - Used to this day, "zit" first appeared as slang in the '60s. "Zat," "zitz," and "zort" were also used, but only "zit" has stuck.

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Marvy - When something was marvelous, it was called "marvy" for short.

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A-go-go - In the '60s, "a-go-go" was an adjective used to describe something fashionable, modish, and up to date.

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Cherry-pick - "Cherry-pick" was a popular verb in the '60s, meaning to choose the most beneficial item or outcome available.

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