Black Gay Slang, Explained To Suburban White People

Black gay slang, read it and understand

Thought Catalog

Phrase #1: Read, e.g. Bitch I will read you!/Oooo was that a read?

Explanation: You may think you’re the cat’s meow, but let’s see how you feel after I tell you about yourself.

Phrase #2: Yaassss! (It’s not “yes” — it’s yaaaassss.), e.g. To a friend: “Honey I just landed a job at Vogue!” The friend says/texts: “Yaassss!”

Explanation: Wow, that’s amazing!

Phrase #3: Girl, what’s the tea/T?

Explanation: How was your day? Would you care to gossip?

Phrase #4: Worrrkkk!!! Work/werq/werk (See also “Yaassss!”) I’m about to WORK/WERQ/WERK this final paper Miss Honey, yaassss.

Explanation: You are incredibly good at what you do. What a great idea! I’m going to pursue this task to the best of my abilities.

Phrase #5: _______ gives me LIFE! E.g., Honey, Beyoncé’s performance on the VMAs last night gave me my life!

Explanation: I had a particularly…

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