Old People Guess the Meaning of Modern Slang

If "throw shade" actually meant "put on some sunglasses" what a charming, sunny world it would be. Being old must be great -- aside from the whole being old part.

REACT's latest video shows a group of old folks trying to guess the meaning behind the strange words kids use these days, like "On Fleek," "Bae," and "AF." Clearly, "AF" stands for "always funny," and obviously "Bae" is "sheep talk." That is, according to these seniors citizens.

But honestly, who cares if they don't know what "on fleek" means? These retirees get discounts at the movies, at McDonald's, and they get a bona fide AARP card. Who's laughing now?

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and has a mental age of 87. Send news tips to and follow her at @karatillie.