The '90s were a time of fanny packs, gel pens, Warheads candy and Silly Putty toys. This era was also rich in slang words and phrases that emphasized interests, people and personality traits.
Let's take a look at some of these common phrases that were used in the '90s. If someone is "straight edge," it means that the person is sober and doesn't partake in drinking or drug activities. Other words were used to emphasize certain adjectives. "Super" is an example of this, and was often used to say the following: "That movie was super cool" or "That party was super lame."
Some phrases were also used as shortened variations of other words. "Ah girl," "Sup" and "Sup, B" were all examples of this, and were mainly used as informal greetings. Other phrases were made popular by the movie "Clueless," such as the phrase "as if."
This '90s vocabulary quiz is filled with 35 questions regarding some of the most popular slang words during this era. If you can guess what phrases like "back in the day" and "chinny" means, then you're sure to pass this quiz with flying colors. Try it now to see how well you can do!