5. “Hot girl summer”
We’re all for empowerment anthems, but by this point we’ve heard this phrase get shouted by so many roving packs of Aperol spritzed-out Beckys that we need Meg to issue a disclaimer.
4. “My guy”
Years! We had this one for years. Then Desus and Mero blew up — and the blast radius took this one all the way to Media Twitter. Pour a little out, y’all.
Okay, Caucasian friends: For future reference, when you’re looking for a word to paste over a Spotify link on your IG stories, please just… don’t.
Here’s what slaps: Bay Area hip-hop. That’s it. Here are things that don’t actually slap, but we’ve seen described as slapping on Twitter: zucchini muffins. A biography of Emily Dickinson. Reiki. Mac Dre didn’t die for this.
1. “Back on my bullshit”
We would’ve thought this was self-evident, but for the record: making hummus does not give you license to say this. That is not what it is for. No, not even if the hummus slaps — oh, great, now you’ve got us doing it too.