What do surfer guys say?
A “brodad” is a “hodad” who further irritates surfers by calling everyone “bro” — including his mom. “Totally tubular” is totally out. It was once used to describe a perfect, curled wave. But surfers may still occasionally say they’re going to “Hang 10” (to hang so far up the board that all your toes are hanging off).
What phrases do surfers say?
“I surf because...” I believe, “Surfing is life; the rest is details.” Surfing has several rules, too. When “Surf’s up,” you’ll simply “Drop in, pull in, kick out.” Once you’re “Shooting the curl,” don’t forget: “A bad day surfing is better than a good day working.”
What is the surfer accent called?
California Slang: How to Speak Like a Californian (Surfer Accent) – WanderWisdom.
What is a surfer voice?
A person at the other end of a phone call who is surfing the Web and barely listening to you. A surfer’s voice contains a lot of “uh-huh,” “yeah,” “sure” and similar responses. The sound of the occasional tapping of keys in the background is a major clue that the person is not really listening.
How do surfers say cool?
It’s an exclamation of zeal, also meaning cool or impressive (i.e. “that bottom turn was sick bro”). Stoked: Pronounced like “soaked” but with a “T.” It means pure excitement (i.e. Surfer 1: “how stoked are you to hit the waves today?” Surfer 2: “beyond stoked”).
How do surfers say thank you?
Other Hawaiian words, like aloha (a greeting) or mahalo (“thank you”), are also sometimes roped into the surfing world. And the hand symbol that is often interpreted as “hang loose” — a fist from which the pinky and thumb are extended — is actually the Hawaiian shaka, a traditional form of greeting.
What do surfers call a big wave?
Bomb. Bomb means a very large wave, well beyond the session’s normal wave size. Boogie board. A short, soft foam board used for bodyboarding. Also known as a body board.
Why do surfers say Yew?
Another widely used term for surfers is “YEW!”, which is an indicator that a large wave has been spotted, however mostly shouted while a surfer is catching or has recently finished riding a wave.
Why do surfers sound the same?
“What’s key is the jaw hinge. With this surfer accent, the molars in the back are dropped further than you would think,” Vanderway tells me. “Go watch the guys in movies. They almost look… not quite slack-jawed, but there’s a widening of the mouth that changes the resonance of the words.”