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INTRODUCTION
John: Slang used in Blogs, Part 2
John: Hi everyone, and welcome back to RussianPod101.com. I'm John.
Karina: And I'm Karina!
John: This is Must-know Russian Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 9. In this lesson, you'll learn more slang expressions used in blogs.
John: These words are widely used by people who spend a lot of time commenting on Facebook or blogs. They sound a bit unnatural when used in everyday life.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
John: The expressions you'll be learning in this lesson are...
Karina: учи матчасть (uchi matchast')
Karina: яростно плюсую (yarasna plyusuyu)
Karina: в рот мне ноги (v rot mne nogi)
Karina: ололо (ololo)
John: Karina, what's our first expression?
Karina: учи матчасть (uchi matchast')
John: This literally means "study the material," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "you are totally wrong, you are so silly, just use Google."
Karina: [SLOW] учи матчасть [NORMAL] учи матчасть
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: учи матчасть
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say that somebody is totally wrong and silly for not knowing something.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Да ладно! Учи матчасть! [SLOW] Да ладно! Учи матчасть!
John: "Come on! You're so silly!"
Karina: [NORMAL] Да ладно! Учи матчасть!
John: Okay, what's the next expression?
Karina: яростно плюсую (yarasna plyusuyu)
John: This literally means "putting ‘plus’ furiously," but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "totally agree."
Karina: [SLOW] яростно плюсую [NORMAL] яростно плюсую
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: яростно плюсую
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say you totally agree with somebody.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] яростно плюсую под каждым словом! [SLOW] яростно плюсую под каждым словом!
John: “I completely agree with you.” (Or literally, "I agree with every one of your words.)"
Karina: [NORMAL] яростно плюсую под каждым словом!
John: Okay, what's our next expression?
Karina: в рот мне ноги (v rot mne nogi)
John: This literally means "feet in my mouth." As a slang expression, it means "OMG."
Karina: [SLOW] в рот мне ноги [NORMAL] в рот мне ноги
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: в рот мне ноги
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to say you are shocked.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] В рот мне ноги! Как такое возможно? [SLOW] В рот мне ноги! Как такое возможно?
John: "OMG! How is it possible?"
Karina: [NORMAL] В рот мне ноги! Как такое возможно?
John: Okay, what's the last expression?
Karina: ололо (ololo)
John: Which literally means "L-O-L, laugh out loud.”
Karina: [SLOW] ололо [NORMAL] ололо
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Karina: ололо
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to laugh at somebody.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Karina: [NORMAL] Ололо! Он идиот! [SLOW] Ололо! Он идиот!
John: "Lol! He's an idiot!"
Karina: [NORMAL] Ололо! Он идиот!
QUIZ
John: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you choose the correct expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
John: When you agree with the speaker...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: яростно плюсую
John: "Totally agree."
John: When someone says something silly or tries to prove you wrong...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: учи матчасть
John: "You are totally wrong, you are so silly, just use Google."
John: When you are mocking somebody or something...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: ололо
John: "Lol."
John: When you can't believe what you've just heard/seen...
[pause - 5 sec.]
Karina: в рот мне ноги
John: "OMG."

Outro

John: There you have it; you've mastered four Russian slang expressions! We have more vocab lists available at RussianPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone, and see you next time!
Karina: Пока, пока.

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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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Здравствуйте robert groulx,


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thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is яростно плюсую


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