10 Things Teenagers Are Saying These Days For many, the holidays mean family gatherings and talking to people of all ages.
If you're usually the parent trying to decode words like "noob," "pwned" and "flop" during conversations with teenagers we're here to help. We talked to tech expert Marc Saltzman about why parents should attempt to learn teenage lingo. "Parents may want to use the same language as their kids so they're not old or outdated. But, it has to feel right. If they're not using ray ban aviator gold the right context it can have a negative effect on kids," he says. In a recent survey sponsored by Orville Redenbacher, Canadian parents were asked if they felt comfortable in the world of gaming. Some oculos ray ban masculino parents said, "I don't play games very often and die within minute," while others said "the controls are too confusing." This is what Saltzman calls the digital divide. "The digital divide is the disparity of those who are comfortable with technology and those who are not. It isn't good or bad. It's just a basic common finding that kids who grow up with these tools are used to these things," Saltzman says. To help you out, the Huffington Post Canada Living team has come up with 10 words teens are saying these days, along with their definitions: WHAT IT MEANS: No, this is not a typo, pwned is spelled with a "p" and is pronounced 'owned.' History suggests it originated in an online ray ban plain glasses game called "Warcraft," where a map designer misspelled "owned." (Just look how close "p" and "o" are on your keyboard). When the computer beat a player, it was supposed to say, "has been owned." Being owned means someone just proved you wrong, but it could also be positive. If you did well on a test, guess what? You pwned that test. EPIC Now if a fail is a fail in life, then an epic fail ray ban round metal is a fail of giant proportions.
When the computer beat a player, it was supposed to say, "has been owned." Being owned means someone just proved you wrong, but it could also be positive. However, when most teens use it, they just assume they other person is ruining their life on purpose.
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