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50 in the Rearview Mirror

We have know-how (and know-not) in our hip pockets, and the time is right for a few adjustments

Words to Ax

Panties
Smashed
, as in overserved, hammered, wasted.
Sick! ... for cool or crazy.
Whatever
I’m
like … We mean “I said” or “I say.” So we should say it.
Totes. Unless you totally mean that clever little umbrella.
Hot. Except when referring to the weather or habaneros.
Kick it. Marginal even for those 50+ in a rock band still being paid … even at state fairs.

More slang to drop.
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