What are some slang words or idioms you have heard around the city? What do you think they mean?

Slang Greetings

How are you?

  • Howdy?
  • How ya goin’?
  • How is it?
  • Howzit?
  • How ya doin’?
  • How do?

What are you doing?

  • What’s happening?
  • What’s shakin’, bacon?
  • What’s up?
  • What’s cookin’?
  • What’s crackin?
  • Sup?
  • What up?
  • What’s the haps?

In spoken slang, the “g” in -ing words are sometimes not spoken.  Remember, slang is usually used to say things quickly. Watch this video and listen for slang greetings. How many do you hear?

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