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Valley girl

n
(Sociology) slang an affluent young Californian woman, typically considered as being excessively concerned with physical appearance and social status
[C20: after the San Fernando Valley in southern California ]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valley girl - a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After six successful years hosting The Valley Girl Show on the internet, creator Jesse Draper is expanding her popular Internet tech talk show with a new television series to air this summer, courtesy of Cox Media Group.
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Aleta acts with stoic disbelief, while her friends provide a Valley Girl chorus of "eeew"; and Reese emotes, screaming that "this wasn't supposed to happen.
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We also encounter a valley girl trapped in an inanimate object, a human being used by a higher power as its familiar, and a host of other characters and situations.
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The Valley Girl Show is a goofy and entertaining web-series talk show, hosted by actress Jesse Draper, featuring interviews with the top CEOs and entrepreneurs in the world.
But even if "The Galleria" of 1983 is long gone -- and the Valley Girl is now a Valley woman with children of her own -- the movie cast a spotlight on the Val's dialect, her style and suburban innocence, met with a mixture of humor and disdain, yet copied later by youth nationwide.
Rechanneling both trends, Michele O'Marah's feature-length video Valley Girl captures and intensifies the heart and soul of Martha Coolidge's original 1983 crossover hit that launched Nicholas Cage, starred Deborah Foreman, and gave the always fascinating Elizabeth Dailey a nice turn as the sad, slightly slutty Loryn.
The plot follows the plights of five Oscar-vying drama queens: a cooked-up Valley girl, a closeted lesbian, a frigid Brit, a former adult-film star, and a legendary recording artist.
Is the rowdy, promiscuous, drink-the-blokes-under-the-table image of the Valley Girl just a tired stereotype, or is it near the truth?

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