Catch My Drift

A Cheat Sheet for 1970s Slang
By
Dana Lemaster

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Introduction

Ace: The best, perfect

Bitchin’: Cool (said in approval)

Bogus: False or wrong

Bummer: That’s too bad

Catch my drift: Get my meaning

Can’t hack it: Need to quit something

Copasetic: Satisfactory

Decent: Word of approval, like cool or awesome

Faked out: Tricked or deceived

Hoofed it: Walked

Rip-off: (n) A cheap imitation or the act of stealing

            (v) Cheat someone

Spiffy: Looks or sounds great

Stay tuned: Wait for updates

Tuff: Impressive, admirable

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