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What’s a cool bean?
Urban Dictionary defines Cool Beans as an adjective originating from the late ’70s/early ’80s, “used to describe something very favorable or pleasing. Great. Very nice,” and also “a synonym to cool, sweet, awesome, splendid, amazing, delightful, and hell yeah.”
But I use it as a noun. A cool bean is corporeal, or at least tangible: A little nugget of awesomeness. Someone or something above normal levels of awesomeness and worthy of proclaiming so, preferably at top volume. As in: “Oh, cool beans!”
(It’s also the hand-done tattoo my brother gave me the day I graduated from college, now a personal logo.)