Everyone knows the ‘sounds’ a typical teenager will make when dealing with adults. But it takes a true linguist to breakdown and dissect theses sounds so we can truly understand them.

Thankfully, phonetic genius James Harbeck has come forward with this video to “give precise phonetic descriptions of those rude sounds adolescents make.” 

The clip has already been viewed over 200,000 times, and has appeared on BoingBoing, 22Words, and io9. Read more on TheWeek