The Evolution of Dude

Ever wonder where the term ‘dude’ came from? Me neither. But luckily for anyone who has pondered this cosmic question of English lexicon, someone’s gone and put together a tight stop-motion video outlining the history of the word. In actual fact, the original ‘dudes’ were Victorian-era New York dandy types, looking to emulate the styles they saw coming out of England at the time. Check it out, dude!