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I have my 17 yr old tough kid, who swears, calling a bad guy a wacko. What else would a kid from the wrong side of the tracks say?     :umm
#1 - June 19, 2016, 03:12 PM

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What about changing this slightly, to "whack job"? Urban Dictionary confirms that this is slang for, well, wacko. :)
#2 - June 19, 2016, 03:19 PM
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That sounds right. Thanks!    :yourock
#3 - June 19, 2016, 03:27 PM

I was going to say whack job, too! Or a "rando" (random) but that's a little different I think.
#4 - June 19, 2016, 07:29 PM

How do you have them swearing--f-bombs or just dammits or...? There's a common expression these days, and not just out of mouths from kids on the wrong side of the tracks.
#5 - June 19, 2016, 09:12 PM
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The kid from the wrong side of the tracks drops F bombs.
I've never heard the term rando.
#6 - June 19, 2016, 09:16 PM

I haven't been around teens much in the last few years (lingo changes fast) but they do still say the full version of WTF.

IMO, the things a lot/most kids say today are things ONLY those from the bad side of the tracks would have said when I was a kid, had they been said back then. I think it'd be hard to say that only your type of MC would say to their father, for instance, "I'm just gonna Netflix and chill, dude--don't stroke out," since while it may not sound awful, there's wicked attitude in it, a lot of kids would say it/something similar these days, and it means hooking up.
#7 - June 19, 2016, 09:41 PM
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No way the kid who swears wouldn't say F'in whack job. When they F, they F constantly.
#8 - June 26, 2016, 09:01 PM
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