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  • Decoding Gen-Z Slang

  • Your Guide to Learning, Understanding, and Speaking the Gen-Z Vernacular
  • By: Devon Knott
  • Narrated by: Kieran Regan
  • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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Summary

Gen-Z slang is everywhere, there’s no point denying it. It’s not like Klingon, either. You can’t ignore it into oblivion. It’s here to stay. 

Pop culture, digital marketing, movies, TV shows, books, and the entire internet in general is affected by this evolved diction. Words that previously had no meaning, words like "yeet" and "okurr", are now not only being recognized by and large by a whole demographic, but are also being used as part of their daily vocabulary. 

This book, although not exhaustive, serves to help you understand and decode popular Gen-Z slang terms, tries to explore their rich history, and aims to make you become better versed in the colloquial speech of the young and trendy.

We’ll discuss possible origins of this language, how internet culture influenced the formation and propagation of these quirky phrases, and then, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular and common terms, catchphrases, and codewords out there. 

We shall also go through Gen-Z’s dating slang, with commentary on how the modern landscape of myriad platforms and services has made what was once an arduous and romantic endeavor (dating) convenient, low-effort, and has simplified it to the point where it’s conventional to find someone online as opposed to being odd. 

If you’re into history, if discovering the origins of things piques your curiosity, or if you’re simply looking to flex on the younger crowd that you know their terminologies and their secret language, this book will be a good primer for you while keeping things fun, casual, and light.

Start speaking Gen-Z slang, buy now!

©2021 Devon Knott (P)2021 Devon Knott

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A good balancer to the mood

This audiobook is a funny one to choose. In such hard chores of the day, this adds a little sugar to your mood. It is funny and something different from other books.
I loved the narration of the book.

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Funny and Informative!

A great audiobook! My favourite part was the dating slang, there are so many ins and outs of the gen-z dating game. It was also interesting to hear about the possible origins of the Gen-z language and culture and the writers opinions about it.

I also love that the book has such an extensive list of the common terms and it explains them extremely well!

Love this different audiobook.

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Great Book!

I really loved the concept of this book, and also the way it was narrated. I work in a school, so i am forever hearing all these new slang words! i dread to even ask what half of them mean. This book helped me understand more of their terminology! I know we all had our sayings and slang when we were kids but i feel this new generation it moves so much faster with social media helo! i find it hard to keep up. Thank you to the author

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Very Interesting Book!

even though im only 27 years old, there is a lot of slang that I don't know about and this book definitely helps a lot lol with generations changing, new slang is created and this will allow you to understand it and no be left in the clouds lol, great audiobook 10/10

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Love It!!

Loved listening to this audiobook.

The narrator also made it fun to listen to.

I loved listening to all the chapters.

It was well packed with the Gen Z vernacular.

Love it.

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Understand the grandkids

My grandkids come out with some funny expressions which make much more sense after listening to this book.

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Let's keep up with new words!

We don't have to know the latest craze among teenagers. But if we do, we can build closer connections with them. This book presents all trending topics and slang of the Gen-Z. These are much easier and more interesting than we thought. Great book!

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So much I didn't know...

I thought I was fairly clued up on Gen Z slang, that was until I listened to this audiobook... This entertaining listen lifted the cover on lots of slang that has developed in the recent years. Essential knowledge in my opinion! I would highly recommend

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Very usefull book

I found this book useful for understanding language of my children. A lot of words that previously had no meaning to me are now being recognized. This book will serve you to understand and decode popular Gen-Z slang terms.

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A Must Listen For Millennials!

Well, this was a highly entertaining audiobook that made me laugh out loud. Now I know how my parents felt listening to my friends and I in the early 2000s! Before listening to the audiobook I heard Gen-Z slang and felt like it was a foreign language. I would recommend this audiobook to my friends for a bit of light relief. Now I can say that I'm down with the kids...or not. lol

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  • Larry Skorupski
  • 08-10-21

Every teenage parent should know.

If you have teenagers then you may want to keep a copy of this audiobook handy. There are many times I hear my kids say things and don't fully understand the meaning. After listening to this book it has helped enlighten me with the Gen-Z slang.

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  • Pat Gatz
  • 14-09-21

NOW I CAN COMMUNICATE WITH MY TEENAGER! LOL

This was refreshing! You don't know how often I have been in a conversation and have NO clue what the slang being communicated means. Well, folks, you can sit back, listen, learn, and be able to speak back in GEN-Z SLANG!

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  • dina
  • 17-08-21

Simply fantastic

Being a psychologist who works with teens and young people, I would often find myself struggling to understand some of the words they are using. This book for me has been a revelation. The narration is absolutely fantastic and I can't believe how many new terms and information I acquired! It made me laugh a few times as well which I loved!

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  • Bookworm S
  • 13-08-21

Too Funny!

As a member of Gen-X I found this audiobook hilarious as it explained a lot slang from Gen-Z that I had heard before (but had no clue what it meant) in a fun and engaging way. It also included slang I’d never heard before. Well narrated too. Have fun with this one!

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  • Nicole Boots
  • 13-08-21

Eye opening!

This book was good information and for a laugh (in the sense that I was laughing at myself for how out of date I am) I had no idea of all of the slang and what it meant 🤷🏼‍♀️. I didn’t think I was that old…anyway lots of new information.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-08-21

Very Funny

This Audiobook was a great listen, really funny and also insightful, I now know what my nephews are talking about, although I daren’t try and use their language because ill still make it sound old lol. Great listen

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  • Pei
  • 08-08-21

Hilarious

What a fun read!!! This is so funny, and now I can understand what these teenagers are talking about—highly recommended if you have teenagers or want a fun, quick read and understand more of the younger generation.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-08-21

Loved it

This was a very relatable and handy listen. Having two boys that love to game and leave me in the dust with the conversation will now be in for an awakening. I will be using these terms and I can just imagine the look I am going to get.
The meme chapter cracked me up, the bonus chapter is so relatable.
This was fun.
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  • Irem
  • 08-08-21

Excellent!

Love it! I am so impressed with this audiobook. It is not easy to learn what teenagers talk about nowadays, but this audiobook helps a lot. It covers everything you need to know to understand Gen-Z. Highly recommended!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-08-21

Decode the Slang

This book was awesome, when I have conversations with my younger brother he uses a ton of these phrases, we are only 7 years apart but the slang barrier had me baffled lol. This will definitely help out with my understanding of our conversations!