It takes a groovy brain to remember all this 1970s slang

Are you ready for a stone groove?

Hey there, all you foxy fans of the 1970s. Are you ready for a stone groove?

Here's the skinny. We've gathered some slang words from the super funky Seventies. All we want to know is if they mean something good or bad. 

Good luck!

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  1. If something is "far out" is that a good thing or a bad thing?
  2. If someone does you a "solid" is that a good thing or bad thing?
  3. If someone calls you a "jive turkey" is that a good thing or a bad thing?
  4. If someone calls you a "space cadet" is that a good thing or a bad thing?
  5. Is "Bogart" a good thing or a bad thing?
  6. If you have "bread" is that a good thing or a bad thing?
  7. If someone says "phooey" is it for a good thing or a bad thing?
  8. If something is "gravy" is it a good thing or a bad thing?
  9. If something is "bunk" is it a good thing or a bad thing?
  10. If something is "cool beans" is it a good thing or a bad thing?
  11. Is being a "brick house" a good thing or a bad thing?
  12. Would you "dig" a good thing or a bad thing?
  13. If someone gives you some "skin" is it a good thing or a bad thing?
  14. If something is "bogue" is it a good thing or a bad thing?
  15. Is being "copacetic" a good thing or a bad thing?
  16. Is being "outta sight" a good thing or a bad thing?
  17. Is being the "square biz" a good thing or a bad thing?

It takes a groovy brain to remember all this 1970s slang

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RedSamRackham 3 months ago
* Better that Far Out was Far (expletive deleted) Out! ☺
timlunn 3 months ago
16/17 I also missed #17. Also, I often use the term "Cool Beans", but I never heard it until the 90's.
Stefanie24 timlunn 3 months ago
Me too! I thought that came in the 90's!
RobinLyn 3 months ago
So, basically, my vocabulary is from the 70's. Not surprising since I started Kindergarten in 1971.
PulsarStargrave 6 months ago
MISSED ONE! I remembered Teena Marie's song "Square Biz" at the last second after I made my choice! If you were a "square" it made you a chump, the song was the only positive use I can remember!
RobinLyn PulsarStargrave 3 months ago
Square deal is a positive use of the term.
* Yet in George M. Cohan's era "square" was a good thing in the lyrics of the song "Mary's A Grand Old Name" ~> For it is Mary, Mary
Plain as any name can be
But with propriety, society will say Marie
But it was Mary, Mary
Long before the fashions came
And there is something there that sounds so square
It's a grand old name
BonitaThomas 12 months ago
It takes a groovy brain to remember all this 1970s slang

You got 17 out of 17....
#70sRock
DarioWiter 13 months ago
15 out of 17. Got 15 and 17 wrong. 😁😁😁😁😁
debi 15 months ago
Can tell I'm a 70s child.
Don 15 months ago
16/17; I, too, muffed the last question.
BigE 16 months ago
You got 17 out of 17 - I grew up in the decade. Graduated high school in '79.
Dario 18 months ago
15 out of 17. 😁😁😁😁😁
foxman 18 months ago
I got 16/17. I goofed on the last question.
PulsarStargrave foxman 6 months ago
You forgot the song, too, 'eh....?
YesterdayOnceMore 19 months ago
This “bunk” is short for “bunkum,” a simplified spelling of “Buncombe,” a county in North Carolina.
In 1820, Representative Felix Walker, whose district included Buncombe County (Ashville Metro area), rose on the floor of the US House of Representatives to address the debate of the day, the famous Missouri Compromise. As Walker began to speak, it became clear that what he was saying had nothing to do with the issue at hand and was, in fact, irrelevant nonsense. Also, he refused to stop. Challenged by his colleagues, Walker replied that his constituents expected him to “make a speech for Buncombe”, and started yammering again. As a result, “Buncombe,” later “bunkum” and simply “bunk,” became national shorthand for “nonsense.”
Igaveyoumyfakename 19 months ago
Square Biz is WRONG. In the world of slang "square" means uncool. So anything "square" in the world of slang is a bad thing. Furthermore, "square biz" is not a slang term. it's the title of a song by Tina Marie released in 1980. (Not the 70s.) So on top of being misused/misrepresented here, it doesn't even belong in this quiz of slang terms from the 70s.
Yeah and JACK DEMPSEY was robbed of regaining his title due to a slow count on his opponent! We can't jive around and cry about it all day long!
Really? A square deal is a good thing. Even slang can have more than one meaning.
JohnnyBravo1955 19 months ago
14 out of 17, did better than I thought.
Rusty 19 months ago
Keep on truckin groovy cats. Being born in the sixties finally pays off!
bigjimbroni 19 months ago
I got the last one wrong. I guess I still have the FUNK to know my slang.
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