a physical sign recognizing that an awkward moment has occured, or warning that a supremely awkward moment may occur if you don't watch out. an awkward tent is made by raising both arms above the head, elbows bent and fingertips touching, forming a "tent" above you. once the awkward tent is made, it has been acknowledged that an awkward moment has indeed occured, and everyone in the room can get on with whatever they were doing.
"Guys, is it weird to get festering red hives. . . down there?" asked Polly, loudly and to the entire dinner table.
Everyone put up their awkward tents.
A slang (but not necessarilly derrogative) term for students at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. More commonly known as just LaGuardia. Perhaps referencing to LaGuardia's large population of "out" homosexuals. Perhaps referencing to the fact that in the long run, we're just cooler and more talented than everyone else.
Jim: Hey Todd. Can you chill with us over at Columbus Circle today?
Todd: Naw man, I'm smoking up with the lag fags. you know they got the best shit!