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Are You Able To Translate These 70s Slang Words?

The 70s was a time of freedom and calmer waters. With a laid back attitude, new slang emerged and changed the cultural landscape forever. Are you able to translate these 1970s slang words? Let's find out! You may not be as groovy as you think!
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In the 70s, another term for "wow" was....
Gee whiz!
Wowza!
Slap happy!

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If someone said, "I'll catch you on the flip side," what were they trying to say?
"See you later."
"Be home soon."
"Call you soon."

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What are you going to do with the "boob tube?"
Watch it
Throw it
Smash it

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If you wanted a favor in the 70s, you would have said what?
Can you rake my garden?"
"Can you do me a solid?"
"Can you scratch my itch?"

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Which 1970s term is similar to "groovy?"
Plucky
Wavy
Funky

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If something in the 1970s was "bogue" then it was....
Weird
Bogus
Boring

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Finish the phrase: "Up your nose with a rubber _____."
Spatula
Hose
Ducky

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If you were giving something your all, then you were doing it...
To the sky
To the stars
To the max

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If you wanted someone to tell you the truth in the 70s, you'd ask them to give you the....
Facts
Skinny
Meat

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If someone were often daydreaming, they would have been known as a what?
Space trooper
Space cadet
Loony toon

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If someone were losing their cool in the 70s, they were...
Over the top.
Wigging out.
Freaking out.

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It's the 1970s and your buddy is totally confused. Where is he?
Out to lunch
At the gym
In the basement

C+, 70s Slang Stumped

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're 70's slang stumped! While you may know a few words of 70s slang, this wasn't your decade or your generation. You know words commonly heard on classic TV shows or throwback movies, but you couldn't hang with a true 70s guy or gal just yet!

B+, 70s Slang Super

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're 70s slang super! It's obvious that you may have come of age in the 70s or even been well into adulthood. You know these words because you used these words each and everyday. A slang superstar? We sure think so!

A+, 70s Slang Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 70s slang savvy! While anyone can pick up a few words of 70s slang here and there, few folks know the slang of this decade quite as well as you. It's obvious that you know these words by heart, because you used them in everyday life. A cool cat if ever there was one, that's you!
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1
In the 70s, another term for "wow" was....
Gee whiz!
Wowza!
Slap happy!
2
If someone said, "I'll catch you on the flip side," what were they trying to say?
"See you later."
"Be home soon."
"Call you soon."
3
What are you going to do with the "boob tube?"
Watch it
Throw it
Smash it
4
If you wanted a favor in the 70s, you would have said what?
Can you rake my garden?"
"Can you do me a solid?"
"Can you scratch my itch?"
5
Which 1970s term is similar to "groovy?"
Plucky
Wavy
Funky
6
If something in the 1970s was "bogue" then it was....
Weird
Bogus
Boring
7
Finish the phrase: "Up your nose with a rubber _____."
Spatula
Hose
Ducky
8
If you were giving something your all, then you were doing it...
To the sky
To the stars
To the max
9
If you wanted someone to tell you the truth in the 70s, you'd ask them to give you the....
Facts
Skinny
Meat
10
If someone were often daydreaming, they would have been known as a what?
Space trooper
Space cadet
Loony toon
11
If someone were losing their cool in the 70s, they were...
Over the top.
Wigging out.
Freaking out.
12
It's the 1970s and your buddy is totally confused. Where is he?
Out to lunch
At the gym
In the basement

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