PCCL - Physique Chimie au Collège et au Lycée : soutien scolaire en animations pédagogiques flash de cours et exercices corrigés de sciences physiques. cinquieme - quatrieme - troisieme - seconde - premiere - terminale - 5e 4e 3e 2e 1S TS jusqu'au baccalaBibliotheca Classica Selecta - AccueilSay what? A parents' guide to UK teenage slangA helpful guide to understanding teenage slang One of the themes of BBC School Report News Day is language, so we asked children in different parts of the country about their language and found that teenage slang differs wildly. We are all British, right? Many phrases were used universally - for example LOL (Laugh Out Loud) - and for that you can probably blame rap music, text messaging, Facebook and popular TV programmes like Skins and Hollyoaks. But there were also wild variations, such as with the word for an attractive or beautiful girl. Paul Kerswill, a professor of linguistics at Lancaster University, said: "Young people try to make themselves out from younger children and parents and to some extent they are trying to create a code which teachers can't break." Prof Kerswill said: "Words are contagious. But he said despite some homogenous tendencies there was also a lot of "regional development". The phrase we chose was: "John's girlfriend is really pretty.