Respond to These Common Sayings and We'll Guess If You're a Baby Boomer

By: Tasha Moore
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
"Where's the beef"?
I don't know, but is it grass-fed?
At Dave's joint.
On the dollar menu. Senior citizens get two for one on Tuesdays.
Strangling my arteries.

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"You deserve a break today..."
Yeah, so I can take the time to think about all the work I have left to do.
At McD's!
Thank you, kindly. Don't mind if I do.
No more breaks, my bones have had enough already.

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"Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions..."
Eew!
"...on a sesame seed bun!"
Is that the new "Gas-Away" commercial?
And would ya put some of those new moon pies on the list too?

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"Whassup!"
Yeah, cool app.
"Whasssssssup!"
I'll stick with bleach, but thanks.
My blood pressure.

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"What happens in Vegas..."
Why? What did you hear!?!?
"Stays in Vegas."
I play the slots for a few hours, then I catch a few shows.
I'm lost.

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"You're so basic!"
Bye Felicia!
Does that mean I'm "funky fresh," or is it more like "Gabba Gabba Hey"?
Why thank you! Practicality has always been my strong suit.
BCT made a soldier outta me!

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"Go ahead, make my..."
Bed. And I want hospital corners and an eensy spritz of infused jasmine water on both sides of two medium-soft plush pillows stacked upright.
Day!
"Sudden Impact."
Foxhole.

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"Can't touch this!"
Says who!? Come here! Back off! (Yawn.)
Hammer! Hammer! Hammer! Hammer! Hammer!
"Love, not war."
I can't feel it either.

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"Ah, ha, ha, ha"
Just say "LOL" like everybody else. Duh!
Looka looka looka looka looka.
"Stayin' alive, stayin' alive!"
Gesundheit.

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"Just kidding."
Just kidding, hehe! Keep it going everybody!
Just frontin'
I'm currently enacting a bit of tomfoolery at the moment! (Blushing at both cheeks!)
Phooey!

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"When in Rome..."
Download a coupon and go to Paris. It's waaaay cheaper!
Psych! I'm at Walley World!
"Do as the Romans do."
Tell Mussolini I ain't forget nothin!

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"Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?"
Si!
"Don't nobody understand the words coming out of yo mouf' man!" Ha!
Mais, oui! Très existentialiste!
Speak up! What's that again?

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"OMG!"
GTFOH! What happened?!! YWGP?
You sank my battleship!
Bingo!
Operational Maneuver Group.

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"Can we talk?"
I'd rather text, K?
"For a minute!"
Sure, "Mr. Phyllis."
Roger that! What are your coordinates?

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"It's a dog eat dog world."
Is that a "thing" now? I ate possum once. Won't do that again!
Does that come on after "ALF"?
Put it on a stick, batter it up and deep-fry it.
I don't have a dog in this fight anymore.

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"I'm gonna make him an offer that he can't refuse."
"Cause it's cold!"
"The Corleone's left drugs, so New York is weak, and Palermo is strong."
And Brando "refused" the Oscar. (Laughing with teeth showing!)
Whatever it is you said, I'll take it.

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"Adrian!"
"Bianca!!!!!!"
"ADRIAAAAAAAAAAAN!!!!!!!!"
"Rocky, why do you fight?"
No. It's "Harper," like the mockingbird.

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"I'll be back!"
Okay. Text your ETA, K?
Okay, Governator.
"I am a friend of Sarah Connor. I was told she was here. Could I see her, please?"
I didn't know you were here in the first place.

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"We are the world."
Hmm..."W-A-T-W" Good one! Swipe right!
Yeah, when we were children.
We were the ones who paid the light bill for you "kiddos," so let's start giving back already, will ya?
The first words out of my mouth when I enlisted.

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"Give it to Mikey..."
Nope! Mine, Mine, MINE!
"He likes it! Hey Mikey!?"
"He eats everything!"
No! Give it to Woodrow, ya traitor!

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"Could have, should have..."
YOLO!
"Would of"
"Would have"
A nap.

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"You are really canceled!"
WTF!? Said no one ever!
Take a chill pill, homeslice.
Darn! Another sitcom bites the dust.
"Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war."

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"Baby, don't forget my #!"
"Hashtag," what? Tell my V.A. to add it to the to-do list.
If I do, just "Blame It on the Rain!"
Jeez! Where's a decoder ring when ya need one!
That's a tall order.

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"Redrum!"
I so *heart* that color!
"Heeeere's Johnny!"
“Danny's not here, Mrs. Torrance.”
Deus vult!

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"Put the medal to the pedal."
I deserve the medal!
"Welcome 'two' the jungle, we've got fun and games!"
"Put the pedal to the metal."
One Purple Heart and two Silver Stars.

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"Here's the story of a lovely lady..."
Is said "lady" FABULOUS?
"The Brady Bunch"!
"Who was bringing up three very lovely girls."
Okay, say it slowly.

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"We all live in a yellow submarine..."
How much is the rent? Does it have casement windows?
"I'm a soldier!"
"Yellow submarine, yellow submarine"
Full speed ahead!

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"There's no 'there' there."
Ratchet AF!
"Gag me with a spoon."
"A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose."
That's everybody's "story"

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"Sorry not sorry."
Yaas! FOH!
Mega diss!
Does that mean you really are sorry since your first sorry was a lie?
Not "Sorry!" "'Risk' is a game of military strategy..."

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"Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap."
Que?
Say what?
Is that the new "Maxy Soap" commercial?
Wait! I heard that one! HOWARD HUGHES!

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