Toronto is a city of many languages. Resulting from its sheer cultural diversity is an evolved form of speech that is truly unique to the city and its people.
Of course, not everyone in Toronto indulges in the characteristic slang, but those who do will likely find these 50 tweets particularly hilarious. How many of these do you know?
When a Toronto person says "Noise up"or "Nize it" it's cuz in jail that's how u tell the whole range to be quiet. #TorontoSlang
— John Shnow (@ProllyJohnny) April 8, 2016
— sarah monette (@sarahmonette_) November 24, 2013
"Aliee?" = not actually a lie, but rather a term used when someone is in agreement with what you're saying. #TorontoSlang
— عائشة (@aishathepoet) December 28, 2012
Imma go hold a fresh <—————— haven't said that since '06 #TorontoSlang
— OXTAIL GAWD (@ThatDudeMCFLY) December 18, 2012
That moment when u see a sweet girl and all u can say is "jeez" lool #torontoslang
— IbzStMaarten (@Fucking_Ibz) February 24, 2012
referring to yourself or one person as "mans" #TorontoSlang
— pretty weird (@atribecalledses) January 25, 2012
Lmaoo this black ladys bag said "nuff tings a gwan in T-dot" #TorontoSlang
— Meg (@MSalichizzle) January 18, 2012
#TorontoSlang using the word "bare" instead of saying 'a lot'
— I got hacked (@DimzzL) January 15, 2012
#torontoslang "Mans dont even knoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo"
— DANIELWORTHY (@DANIELWORTHY) September 10, 2013
Did you read all of this and feel lost? Check out this article to learn what all of these slang words and phrases mean!
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