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    We've Created The Ultimate Guide To Modern-Day English

    Because no one actually says "bae" anymore

    by nylon May 13, 2016

    Illiustrated by Eleni Kalorkoti.

    The following feature appears in the April 2016 issue of NYLON.

    It’s been said that a language dies every 14 days. When it comes to slang, however, one can only imagine its half-life is much shorter, given that it transforms right along with today’s rapid-fire trending topics. (That, and corporate social media accounts pretty much ruin every cool phrase/dance/image we come up with.)

    Attempts have been made at aggregating and defining what us kids are saying, but they always fall short: By the time older generations grasped "bae,” we'd already moved on to “LOML" and replaced the whip with the Milly Rock. So who better to create a guide to the language of our generation than members of the generation itself? Here, we present to you NYLON’s Dictionary of Modern-Day English—read it quickly before half of the words get played out.

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