How well do you know your 90s slang?

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On February 1, 2024

Here are the origins of the slang in Jackie Sansone’s February letter for the Staff Council newsletter: 

  • How you doing? Character Joey Tribbiani from the TV show Friends 
  • Living in a van down by the river! Character Matt Foley from the TV show Saturday Night Live 
  • Like The movie Clueless
  • We are not worthy The moving Wayne’s World 
  • Oh my lanta Character Stephanie Tanner from the TV show Full House 
  • Totally The movie Clueless 
  • Whoa! Character Joey Russo from the TV show Blossom
  • What’s the 411? Slang term for “information” derived from 4-1-1 phone number for directory information.  
  • Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It Song by Will Smith 
  • Isn’t that special? Church Lady, a character from Saturday Night Live. 

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