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10 Catchphrases To Spice Up Your Vocabulary

When you just can't find the words to say.

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10 Catchphrases To Spice Up Your Vocabulary

1. "Zetus Lapetus!"

From: "Zenon Girl of the 21st Century," Zenon

Meaning: Oh my gosh, holy crap, freaking out, etc.

Use it: When you are in shock, in trouble, or overwhelmed.

2. "Oh, Mylanta."

From: "Full House," DJ Tanner

Meaning: Oh my gosh, good lord, no way, etc. (similar to Zetus Lapetus)

Use it: When you are pleasantly surprised, pleased, or shocked.

3. "Bazinga!"

From: "The Big Bang Theory," Sheldon Cooper

Meaning: Ha! Checkmate. Gotcha! Eureka! That's it! .

Use it: When you are trying to zing someone or after a funny joke, or when you come to a great realization.

4. "Did I do that?"

From: "Family Matters," Urkel

Meaning: Was that my fault? Oops... My bad...

Use it: To soften the blow when you messed up.

5. "Did I stutter?"

From: "The Office," Stanley Hudson

Meaning: Did you hear me? Do you understand? Don't question me.

Use it: When someone questions you and you mean business.

6. "It's going to be LEGEN... wait for it.... DARY."

From: "How I Met Your Mother," Barney Stinson

Meaning: This is going to be awesome. It's going to be amazing.

Use it: When things are going to be absolutely awesome.

7. "How you doin'?"

From: "Friends," Joey Tribbani

Meaning: What's up? How's it going? How are you?

Use it: When you want to be a little smooth while asking how someone is.

8. "Inconceivable."

From: "The Princess Bride," Vizzini

Meaning: Unimaginable, impossible, implausible, etc.

Use it: When you are dumbfounded or can't believe that something has just happened.

9. "Aaaallllll righty then."

From: "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," Ace Ventura

Meaning: Okay! Well then.

Use it: When you are acknowledging a confirmation or when you are trying to be sassy to a comment someone has made.

10. “Houston, we have a problem.”

From: "Apollo 13," Jim Lovell

Meaning: Something's wrong. Uh oh. There's a dilemma.

Use it: When you run into a serious problem and you need to tell others.

DISCLAIMER: You can either look really cool and pop-culture savvy when you know all these catchphrases... or people will just look at you funny.


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