“Dork” and Other Cool 80s Sayings With Stranger Things

Blog
May 7, 2022
By Sarah Angela Almaden
Mathieu Chassara

YouTube / Stranger Things

Before we begin, are you hungry? Would you like some eggos? Eggos are your irresistible frozen waffles that come in a wide variety of flavors like Vanilla Bliss, Brown Sugar Cinnamon Roll, Buttermilk, and more. They are warm and fluffy and tasty. You can have an eggo or three for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even for a midnight snack. So, if you need something to eat, have an eggo!

Do you know who else loves eggos? Eleven, the powerful girl who is about to save the world, from the hit Netflix show called Stranger Things.

Stranger Things is a show that is set in Hawkins, Indiana sometime in the 1980s. In the small midwestern town, a young boy named Will suddenly disappears. As a result, his mother, the town police, and his friends went to look for him. While looking for Will, they begin to discover a secret experiment that’s run by the government, portals to other dimensions, some freaky monsters, and a girl with a shaved head and supernatural powers named Eleven.

Stranger Things is an American science fiction show that was released in 2016 on Netflix. The series has become one of the most-watched shows on the planet since its premiere, and it has garnered countless nominations and accolades from the entertainment industry. If you’re in need of a show with an 80s aesthetic in fashion, food, and funky expressions, then head over to Netflix, your favorite streaming service.


Before season 4 is out for binge-watching, let’s review 11 gnarly 80s sayings that will turn Hopper’s frown upside down. Wondering who Hopper is? Check out the show and find out!

1. Gnarly

Meaning – challenging or very difficult; something cool

Sentence – That’s a gnarly (cool) handshake!.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Tenor / strangerthings


2. Muppet

Meaning – someone stupid

Sentence – Did he just call you a muppet? That is not nice.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


3. Dork

Meaning – someone who is odd or unstylish

Sentence – I don’t think Eleven and Max look like a dork with those headpieces.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


4. Keep your voice down

Meaning – to talk quietly

Sentence – Please keep your voice down, something is going on outside.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


5. Take it easy

Meaning – to relax

Sentence – It’s okay to be scared. Just take it easy.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


6. Being a big sissy

Meaning – to be weak

Sentence – Hopper is being a big sissy to dance with her, so he is outside practicing.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Tenor


7. Back in a jiff

Meaning – back in a minute

Sentence – We’ll be back in a jiff.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


8. Nougat

Meaning – candy like Three Muskeeters

Sentence – A nougat and a slurpee would be great.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Tenor


9. A slice

Meaning – a piece of pizza

Sentence – We want to order a slice but the cashier is not picking up

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


10. Eggo

Meaning – brand of frozen waffles

Sentence– I’m craving an Eggo for breakfast.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Giphy / Stranger Things


11. Code red

Meaning – emergency

Sentence – She woke me up saying it’s a code red but all she wanted was extra syrup for her pancakes.

Cartoon characters welcoming the new year by playing music

Tenor


Learn English