When adults use the language of the youth, it’s embarrassing – so cower

Wild history of juvenile words

When boomers talk like teenagers, it’s scary

Young people speak a language that older people often understand with difficulty or not at all. It’s still worth listening to the voices of teenagers – or watching them, as is currently the case with the energy film Züri, a film competition on energy and climate.

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When the language of young people is learned for more than 30 years, it is uncomfortable for young people. Today’s teenagers would hardly use the word for it. you would cringe to say This word comes from English and literally means to flinch or shake and is translated as krindsch significant. Cringe expresses the emotional state when you are ashamed of others for generation Z, i.e. 12 to 25 years. Cringe was even a youth word last year. Coldor not?

Cold on the other hand, the youth still use it on the field from time to time, so that no crazy good or amazing say – which just sounds too good, boring and uncool. Cold could have been the youth word of 1990, if such words were already awarded then.

By the way, back then you could find series like “Twin Peaks” or movies like “In the Land of Rocket Worms”. cold. This shows that the whole culture of young people is changing, not just the language. So no one would know what at that point binge watching is in which, for example, you can watch several episodes of the cult sci-fi series “Stranger Things” (with 80s music by Kate Bush, by the way).

Take part in the Energiefilm Züri Audience Award

Young people speak a completely different language than adults and use words that especially the older generation do not understand. They have a lot to say, as the video in this article shows. In recent months, young people have made short video clips on the topic of energy and climate in the Energy Film Züri competition. The jury, chaired by Zurich City Councilor Michael Baumer, selected the winner in the category “Best Film.” You can watch Ida Huber’s winning video above. After the big awards ceremony, the public is now invited to vote for their favorite film in the Audience Award.

Young people speak a completely different language than adults and use words that especially the older generation do not understand. They have a lot to say, as the video in this article shows. In recent months, young people have made short video clips on the topic of energy and climate in the Energy Film Züri competition. The jury, chaired by Zurich City Councilor Michael Baumer, selected the winner in the category “Best Film.” You can watch Ida Huber’s winning video above. After the big awards ceremony, the public is now invited to vote for their favorite film in the Audience Award.

Word cold has one again slices career behind. Because it was already popular and widespread among young people in the 18th century, but it had a completely different meaning. Cold they were inexperienced and naive freshmen in student circles, as Matthias Heine describes in his book “Krass. 500 years of German youth language» he writes. It later became a general, negative comparative word. It was only in the 21st century that the word enthusiasm acquired its current status.

Advertising takes over words

Cold but it’s not quite like that wyld (3rd place in youth words 2020) like horny. Young people used the word with sexual connotations as early as the 1970s – anyone who said it at school could expect to be reprimanded by the teacher. Today, the word is not only used in rock songs, but is even used in advertising. In its early years as a youth word, it was pretty for teenagers oberpeinoif adults dared to use this one-syllable word.

Oberpein? Beautiful? Gail? No, they say today cringe.

This is how the language of youth has changed over the decades. Maybe in 30 years you’ll say, Wow, it was the early 1920s when cringe he came And maybe the word will be forgotten again, as the youth word of 2008: rotting meat party (for a party Ü30). It would be both somehow cringe.

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