The other day, I took my son, Bubba to a clothing store so he could get a sweatshirt he wanted. The items in this store were all related to pop culture and computer gaming.
The sales associate came over to greet us, and noticed my son's baseball cap. It's this bright blue thing with the number 11 on it. I had no idea what this represented, and still don't, but apparently the sales associate kid knew exactly what computer game it was from.
This initiated a lengthy conversation. I will tell you, the only words I understood were, "a," "and" and "the." The gaming jargon and computer lingo were way beyond me. It didn't even sound like English.
When they were finished, I looked at my boy. "You understood everything he was talking about?"
He looked at me sideways. "Yeah, mom. Everybody understands it."
"Well, I don't," I retorted.
"Then you need to be educated in pop culture."
What about you? Do you ever not understand gaming jargon and tech lingo that kids these days are talking about?
Before I go, I'd like to thank everyone who has signed up to be part of my book tour in the month of October. If you're interested in having me as a guest on your blog for the tour, you can find the information and sign up here.
And if you'd like to read a nice review of my upcoming book which is featured on the DMS blog, you can go here.