This is great use of the Internet right here: There's a tool on Merriam-Webster's website that lets you see what WORDS were born the same year that you were.
So if you were born in 1988, you'll find out that some of the words born that year are: Channel surfing . . . e-book . . . emo . . . f-bomb . . . gangsta . . . gentleman's club . . . hyperlink . . . mosh pit . . . road rage . . . and unibrow.
I was born in 1982 the most notable words added to the dictionary the year I was born: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, break dancing, couch potato and e-mail.
You can check it out at Merriam-Webster.com/time-traveler.