'RuPaul's Drag Race' catchphrases that have found their way into our everyday vocabulary

Starting from “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else! Can I get an amen?" we tend to use a lot of the show's catchphrases in our day


                            'RuPaul's Drag Race' catchphrases that have found their way into our everyday vocabulary

'RuPaul's Drag Race - All Stars' season 4 recently began and has fans waiting for episode 2 to air Friday. Throughout 'RuPaul's Drag Race' apart from the glitz, glamour, and drama, each season brought fans even more great one-liners that were created by some of the best drag queens from the show. These numerous catchphrases didn't take long before they found their way into our everyday vocabulary. Without a doubt 'RuPaul's Drag Race' has given us more catchphrases than any other show. 

'RuPaul's Drag Race' has given us 10 regular seasons and 3 All-Star versions to date and an ongoing 4th season. It has filled us with dramatic, emotional and hilarious moments along with its catchphrases and one-liners. Starting from “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else! Can I get an amen?”, "No T, no shade, no pink lemonade!" to "There's always time for a cocktail!" we tend to use a whole lot of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' catchphrases in our day to day life. Another one-liner that has gotten caught up in our new vocabulary is "Ki Ki" which means gossip and RuPaul's famous "Sashay Away."


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 Let us take a look back at some of these catchphrases and how they originated.

“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else! Can I get an amen?”

This is one of the most famous catchphrases from 'RuPaul's Drag Race'. It is said in almost every episode by our very own RuPaul. Without needing an explanation this quote just oozes self-acceptance. No wonder this show is such a big hit.

“Not Today, Satan! Not Today" 

This is one quote that can be suitable for everyday life. Created by season 6 winner, Bianca del Rio, this catchphrase is so efficient it can keep haters away. 

"You are shadier than a palm tree"

Created by season 6 alum April Carrión, this quote is something that is perfect to be sent as a salty text to your partner when they claim they are not texting anyone else. This is also among the famous catchphrases that have caught up since of late. 

"I don't get cute I get drop dead gorgeous"

Without any doubt this the next catchphrase has been very useful to everyone. Mostly used when someone tells that you look cute out of nowhere. This line was originated by Alyssa Edwards a season 5 alum.

"Sashay Away"

The art of walking away like a drag queen. Mostly used as an alternative for goodbye. This catchphrase is among the most used catchphrases from "RuPaul's Drag Race'. This was created by RuPaul and heard often during the show. 

"Lip Sync for life"

This is another famous catchphrase created by RuPaul during the show. It is used during the elimination round when the bottom two fight it out in the lip sync battle and the one that impresses RuPaul the least gets eliminated. This catchphrase has been in our vocabulary from the day it was introduced.