Quiz: Are You Able to Translate These '70s Slang Words?
Are You Able to Translate These '70s Slang Words?
By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

In the 1970s, American culture was still in recovery mode from the hyperventilated craziness of the 1960s. In many parts of the country, life started to slow down a bit, as new cultural norms and calmer waters began to prevail. The slang of the day started to change, too, although many holdovers from the ‘60s were still common. For this funky quiz, see if you can remember the casual lingo of the 1970s.

It’s time to get “righteous” in this groovy 1970s slang quiz. Say what? You heard me right. We’re going way, way back to veg out with this test of your old-school lingo, from the days when Burt Reynolds was the next big thing, and the ‘80s and all of their gaudy neon goodness were still just a glimmer in the future. Get wired on this crazy test of cultural knowledge so that when your elderly friends ask, “what’s the buzz?” you’ll know exactly what they’re talking about.

Grow out those mutton chops and break out the paisley leisure suit. You’re going to be extra zomba for the disco tonight, and if not, we’ll blow that taco stand and get funky somewhere else. Dive into this ‘70s slang quiz now!

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