Something tells us Diablo Cody has the Urban Dictionary bookmarked on her computer. Or at least she should, since her fast-flying prose was born to be defined in the 4,000 word-strong dictionary of subculture slang. Juno, the celebu-scribe's Oscar-winning debut feature about teen pregnancy, not only gave the world such Codyspeak classics as "This ain't no Etch-a-Sketch" and "your Eggo is preggo," it's also been christened by the UD itself as a verb. As in, "You can't raise that baby? Just Juno it!"
Like it or not, the Diablo Codyspeak continues in this week's horror-comedy Jennifer's Body, in which Megan Fox transforms from cheerleader to literal man-eater much to the chagrin of her mousy BFF. (That's pronounced "biff" in the film, by the way.) As it turns out, all the high schoolers in Cody's universe have the same razor-sharp ear for snarky lingo and referential zingers, so here's a selection of Jennifer Body's hipsterisms with the most repeat value for your pop culture edification.
Jell-o: Adjective. Meaning envious or resentful of a rival, especially in the case of high school losers who can't deal with how awesome I am. I mean, how awesome Megan Fox is. I mean, how awesome Diablo Cody is.
Lime green Jell-o: Adverb. Modifies the simpler term "Jell-o" to suggest an elevated level of jealousy so great that one is the exact color green with envy as that of the lime green flavor of the classic gelatinous dessert, Jell-o.
Front butt: Noun. The front-facing region of a person's crotch, be it male or female, that reveals the top of the pelvic bones when one is wearing low-slung pants. A part of the body that your Grandma should never see.
Gomer: Noun. A kind of simple-minded, naïve country bumpkin often found in small towns in the Midwest. Like Devil's Kettle, Minnesota! Short for Gomer Pyle.
Freaktarded: Adjective. A compound word uniting the words "freak" and "retarded" to form a wholly new insult. Definition: both freaky and retarded.
Faygo: Noun. A fan of Detroit rap group Insane Clown Posse, whose followers idiotically spray the cheap and sugary Faygo brand soda (also known as "ghetto pop") on themselves in a desperate attempt to bond with their ICP idols. A "faygo" is part of the larger "juggalo" social sub-category, but that's a whole other can of worms. Alternate definition: a gay person.
Lesbi-gay: Adjective. A homosexual nomenclature referring specifically to the lesbian kind. Not very complex.
Smart bombs: Noun. Euphemism referring to a pair of female breasts, which, once activated, can be pointed at a male target and zero in on his most vulnerable area, rendering it under the control of his attacker. (Not his brain.)
Tragedy boner: Noun. A spiritual hard-on experienced by individuals and larger groups in which the misfortune of others triggers a perversely-satisfying collective sympathy.
I'm sure there are more Codyspeak to translate in Jennifer's Body, so here's the fun part: comment below if you catch any hipsterisms I missed and let us know how you feel about Diablo Cody's trademark lingo. Is your Codyspeak patience waning, or do you still love it like a fat kid loves cake?