Look, is it making the dictionary? A much more likely etymological explanation is that bae is a shortening of baby or babe. The fact that the web is more social and mobile than ever also has a lot to do with how quickly the bae phenomenon spread. It is the Danish word for poop! Barium symbol on Periodic table is Ba. It seems as though bae is here to stay. In the end, bae is like all other youth culture slang — a word whose use initially shows that you're in the know, and ultimately comes to symbolize that you're behind the times but trying desperately to prove that you're with it. I hadn't heard this word until this question, but here's what I found - a great article by Time:. Click here or visit RachelsEnglish.
And of course, any time an influential celebrity has anything to do with the spread of a potential new trend, virality can take off at an exponential rate. Have you guys been listening to too many Decemberists albums? John lets go look at on the internet. When cool gets old, there is coo. Also if your trying to be Kool while using it your not. So they say it's unknown what the origin is for sure. BaE is a procedure performed in the Radiology Department.
Some also use bae as a reference to an actual baby or younger sibling. That's just the way it goes sometimes. Great, then you can feel free to use it. Everybody's got a right to love. Like most memes and trends that go viral, the bae trend happened very quickly after it was quietly built up for years before gaining enough social media traction to start reaching the masses. All of our slang term and phrase definitions are made possible by our wonderful visitors. But we'll get to that in a second.
Could bae be part of an implied noun phrase? It's often used when a person is stressing that something should be done before any other matter is addressed. I even used their suggested alternate spelling. You could do me a solid, or just do me a sol. My bae got home early! Try to find it on a reputable website. It's not exactly clear, but the slow build up in curiosity and confusion over the term's meaning and pronunciation discussed over social media, which really took off throughout 2013 and the first half of 2014, seemed to have generated enough word-of-mouth spread to reach all corners of the social web.
Just look at the debates among linguists surrounding the part of speech of. The popular social media platform has been used to mine and has inspired some. Check back here in a year and a half, when it is no longer cool, and I have finally learned about it. I know Tom my mom would kill me. What word has replaced bae in the hearts and minds of America's hippest youth? We have Jay Z and Michael Jordan. So drop your jaw, bae, then bring it up.
Thanks in part to the viral bae meme, the American Dialect Society nominated bae as its Word of the Year in 2013. And yes, it has already made its way into everyday language, kind of like how some people say lawl lol - laugh out loud or bee-arr-bee brb - be right back when having a face-to-face conversation. Hey Michael let me tell you about how fucking stupid i am Bae. Posting bae online or sending it in text messages is one thing, but saying it out loud is quite another. Bae is often used on Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks. Sometimes that's all you need to turn something into a big deal online.
I said in my last video, a great way to get context for the meaning of slang is to go to Instagram. It's making the dictionary, right? While it might at first sound alarmingly like irritating, incomprehensible tween-speak to some and I confess, that was my initial reaction , it is actually much more widespread and pervasive so as not to warrant a hasty dismissal. Sounds like a hard maybe. Stupidest ish I've ever heard. Not only does it straddle parts of speech, but related forms of bae have emerged as well. Action to accompany each declaration of love? They provide no sources, and nothing to back up their evidence. With just the written source material, part of speech remains ambiguous.
But let's all hold on for a sec. It refers to your go-to person, most commonly a or. Doesn't really make sense, but simultaneously makes tons of sense. See the whole Summer of Slang series here: YouTube blocked? This website is some random ass website. How can an acronym that stands for a position in one's hierarchy of affection be used as a noun? Hint: not all the time. I guess the main guide that I would use for this is: only use it around people who are also using slang.
Me and my Bae kissed yesterday and we used tongues. This may be a step too far. With all the recent news about cannabis legalization, we want you all equipped with the hip hemp lingo. Could there be an omitted-yet-understood possessive pronoun or definite article implied here, as fully spelled out in examples three and four? Well, to be honest, its origins are unclear. Listen to the new podcast on slang: and be sure to subscribe to the new podcast! It's usually difficult to predict which words will break through.