Can You Decipher 1960s Slang?

Some of the most famous slang of all-time came from the swingin' 1960's. A lot of it is still in use today, whether it be in a sarcastic fashion or not. How much of this slang can you remember? Take our quiz to find out!
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Question 1/12

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What does "groady" mean?
smelly
dirty
loud
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Question 2/12

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What does "outta sight" mean?
gone forever
awesome
not here yet
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What does "The Fab Four" refer to?
Led Zeppelin
The Doors
The Beatles
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What did "pig" most often refer to in the 60's?
teacher
police
parent
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What does "blitzed" mean?
drunk
lost
fired
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Question 6/12

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What does "bogart" mean?
act stupid
run away
keep for yourself
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Question 7/12

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What is "a gas"?
flammable material
something smelly
a fun time
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Question 8/12

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What does "scratch" mean?
punch
a girl
money
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Question 9/12

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What does "threads" mean?
sewing
clothes
flags
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Question 10/12

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What does "rat fink" mean?
someone who tells on someone else
someone who is in a position of authority
someone who doesn't tell the truth
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Question 11/12

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What does "PG" mean?
pig-faced
pregnant
positivity
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Question 12/12

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What does "nifty" mean?
stylish or very good
broken or beat up
stolen or borrowed
Result
Well, maybe the sixties just aren't your decade. It was almost half a century ago after all, so it's understandable if you aren't too well-versed on some of the language used. Try another decade maybe!

C+, So-So at the Sixties

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Right!
You're a sixties superstar! You may have missed some of the tougher ones, but you sure nailed a majority of these. Keep up the good work and you could be considered a flower child in no time!

B+, Sixties Superstar

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Right!
You're a regular flower child! For a decade 50+ years in the rear view mirror, you sure know your stuff about it! This was a pretty gnarly task but you were sure up to it. Great work!

A+, Flower Child

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1
What does "groady" mean?
smelly
dirty
loud
2
What does "outta sight" mean?
gone forever
awesome
not here yet
3
What does "The Fab Four" refer to?
Led Zeppelin
The Doors
The Beatles
4
What did "pig" most often refer to in the 60's?
teacher
police
parent
5
What does "blitzed" mean?
drunk
lost
fired
6
What does "bogart" mean?
act stupid
run away
keep for yourself
7
What is "a gas"?
flammable material
something smelly
a fun time
8
What does "scratch" mean?
punch
a girl
money
9
What does "threads" mean?
sewing
clothes
flags
10
What does "rat fink" mean?
someone who tells on someone else
someone who is in a position of authority
someone who doesn't tell the truth
11
What does "PG" mean?
pig-faced
pregnant
positivity
12
What does "nifty" mean?
stylish or very good
broken or beat up
stolen or borrowed