So liiike, the thing is, we speak suuuper differently in Myamiii, you know. With so many cultural influences -- predominantly Cuban -- it’s no surprise we Miamians have a language and lexicon all to ourselves, like pronouncing “full” as “fool” and “pink” as “peeenk.” From Spanglish words to all-around "que es eso?," here is your definitive guide to Miami slang, -isms, and pronunciations.
Pronunciation: You’ve known how to say this since Apollo 13
Definition: An exaggerated form of expressing exasperation especially referring to matters of time
How it’s used in a sentence: “Finding your way around Alton Rd is such a mission with all the construction.”
Definition: The most ridiculous way to spell iPhone. It’s more common than you think. Go ahead and Google it, we dare you.
How it’s used in a sentence: “The ay fon 6s comes out on Friday.”
Pronunciation: Like brah, but better and spelled with an “o”
Definition: Dude, friend, and of course, brother. It is a unisex word, and totally acceptable for a girl in the friend zone to be called bro. Broder is a variation of bro.
How it’s used in a sentence: “Bro, those are sweet rims.”