Saturday, April 08, 2006

What the hell is a tender roni?

I first heard it in a Bobby Brown song, of course, but then on my way home from work tonight, I realized that Michael Jackson uses the phrase in "P.Y.T" too (I know, I'm only about 20 years slow with that epiphany).

So since I'm old and desperately uncool, what the hell IS a "tender roni"? Am I one?

16 comments:

J said...

its "PYT" not PWT.. ;-)

Jen said...

Hhhahahha

Shut up, I meant that.

Nik said...

General rule of thumb, if you don't know what it is, then no, you aren't one! lol

It's just slang, means, essentially,pretty young thing(PYT).

Renee said...

Or a piece of macaroni that has been cooked to desired tenderness
;-)

LoraLoo said...

Hell I don't know either, I always just sang along... :)

Jen said...

LOLOL....Renee, we're both so old and dorky, because I was thinking the same thing LOL. Like, almost EXACTLY. Then I thought, no I'm not going to post that, it's too dorky. LOLOL

keesh said...

Tender Roni is a girl named Roni that is TENDER....you know. Tender hearted and such....

Renee said...

I never cared what it meant; I only cared that I was Shawn's tender Roni :-) Just always believed it to be an affectionate slang term for their girl.

Anna said...

You guys think You're old and dorky, I've never even heard of the phrase or the song!

LocuTus of Borg said...

So a girl is a tender roni?

Jen said...

But I just dont know WHY it's called "tender roni."

Renee said...

ANNA!!!! You didn't have Bobby Brown's Don't Be Cruel tape back in the day? You poor, deprived girl.

Yeah, LOB, a girl is a tender roni.

Jen, there's probably no explanation. Why are we called "shortie?" None of it makes sense, but it's cute anyway :-)

keesh said...

Anna, come on, you gotta know Bobby Brown's stuff...

Renee said...

You're only like two years younger than us, you GOTTA know that song :-)

Anna said...

I don't think I was listening to Bobby Brown in North Dakota. I think I was probably listening to Garth Brooks or something like that at the time ;)

Renee said...

LOLOLOLOL :-) I still have the casette; I could copy it for ya ;-)