update on youth vernacular

Every once in a while I like to pass along information that you can really use in your day-to-day life. The following bit of information comes from a high school-teaching friend in Minneapolis.

The Kids call nice butts “cakes” now – as in, “She got cakes!”.

Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to use the words “cakes” in a sentence today.

Here’s my contribution: “How sad. That young woman only has one good cake.”

note: Tonight’s post was originally going to be about the new evidence supporting the theory that “Girls Gone Wild” serves a gateway to prostitution, but I just couldn’t find the right words…

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16 Comments

  1. jules
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 7:30 am | Permalink

    I love chocolate cake!

  2. jules
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 7:31 am | Permalink

    I mean, cakes!

  3. Mock 2
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 8:46 am | Permalink

    “Looks like someone left their cakes out in the rain.”

  4. Kathy
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 8:48 am | Permalink

    I just looked in the mirror and I’m afraid I might have a case of funnel cakes.

  5. EL
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 9:05 am | Permalink

    That poor woman in Kansas whose cakes fused to the toilet seat.

    http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/03/20/woman.bathroom.ap/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

  6. Ol' E Cross
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    The bigger the cushion, the sweeter the pushin
    That’s what I said.
    The looser the waistband, the deeper the quicksand
    Or so I have read.
    My baby fits me like a flesh tuxedo.
    I love to sink her with my pink torpedo.
    Big bottom
    Big bottom
    Talk about bum cakes,
    My gal’s got ’em.

    -Spinal Tap

  7. Posted March 21, 2008 at 11:58 am | Permalink

    Guess I better be careful who I tell that I’m taking a cake decorating class…

  8. Souhern Reader
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    And don’t forget to come south and try some of our ho cake.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/362091

  9. BrianB
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    Let them eat cakes.

  10. John on Forest
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 5:00 pm | Permalink

    Her spindly legs tapered from a less than well apportioned top to a near point at the ankle. A recipe for carrot cake.

  11. Jill
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 7:50 pm | Permalink

    You can’t have your cakes and eat them, too.

  12. Icing on Cake
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 8:11 pm | Permalink

    Au contraire, Jill, you most certainly can.

  13. mark
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 8:17 pm | Permalink

    I’m surprised to find that no one made a cake batter reference. I was hoping for at least one. I also thought that there would be a reference to cakes rising, like, “Those cakes aint the only things risin’.” I’m still very pleased with your work, though.

  14. Posted March 21, 2008 at 8:59 pm | Permalink

    I got a discount on tastykakes and also bought some pie.

  15. mar on Forest
    Posted March 21, 2008 at 11:23 pm | Permalink

    The older I get, the more I’ll be trying to get my husband to eat prune cake. But, in a more literary vein…

    “Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?”
    William Shakespeare

  16. Posted March 22, 2008 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    Ha. I am relatively young and I have never ever heard that one before.

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