The ‘Mean Girls’ 10-year anniversary is coming up on April 30 (which is a Wednesday, get your pink shirts handy!). My daughter, who was 6 at the time this movie came out, is OBSESSED with this movie. By default, I guess I am too. We have even had all-out texting wars, firing Mean Girls quotes at each other.
On April 30, you can bet I’ll have my pink on, and I’ll be watching Mean Girls and quoting every other line. Here’s a cheat sheet so you can quote along with me. 🙂
Quoting Mean Girls isn’t just a sport. It’s a national pastime. Mean Girls is how we make sense of the world, giving the chaos of the universe a recognizable template by which to understand it. More than any writer of her age (and I’m serious), Tina Fey has changed the ways that young people speak and interact with each other, introducing lovely new phrases into the vernacular like “fetch” and “that’s not a thing.” If I had to go an entire day without using a Fey-ism, I don’t know if I could do it. Tina Fey gives me life. She is my reason for being.
With that in mind, I compiled a list of my most-used Mean Girls quotes, in no particular order. This list is in no way an objective compilation, and you may find that your favorite quips vastly differ from mine. That’s one of the…
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