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  • 'went pear shaped' means went horribly wrong.

    early citation 1994 'Liberty and Order' page 44

    June 5, 2023

  • Spotted in the BBC news online.

    "Chicago kayakers discover 'Chonkosaurus' turtle"

    Kayakers have nicknamed a large turtle Chonkosaurus

    May 13, 2023

  • Refers to mechanical inserts which are heated and interted into plastic so they remain in place.

    May 6, 2023

  • Spotted in Vancouver news for the 420 "protest"

    April 21, 2023

  • how is this not a word?

    April 8, 2023

  • Google translate says it's the German word for Diamond

    Google books found it also as a surname, so maybe someone did something rascallish in the 19th century.

    March 29, 2023

  • similar to camel case

    Apparently using Camel Case or Pascal Case helps e-reader software read multi word hashtags WhichAreStrungTogether

    March 19, 2023

  • "what do you call a mansplainer at the bottom of a 30 foot deep pit?"

    March 18, 2023

  • aka 'typewriter'

    March 13, 2023

  • aka 'bike'

    March 13, 2023

  • spotted as a reference to a skunk.

    Spotted in my mastodon feed "Do not pet the fart squirrels"

    March 7, 2023

  • spotted in my social media as 'Urban Exploration' - the exploration of abandoned buildings and stuctures.

    also urbex

    February 25, 2023

  • spotted today - melon tusk

    February 23, 2023

  • refers to gaming on consoles which have the dual joysticks for aiming/moving

    February 19, 2023

  • another name for the errorphant on Mastodon

    February 16, 2023

  • a recently coined name for the 'Error elephant' when your Mastodon server serves up an error code.

    Here's the voting page:

    February 16, 2023

  • spotted this word... in looking it up, knowyourmeme lists it as the 'flattened pepe' emote. so... sad?

    February 13, 2023

  • Spotted in a news article about Madeline Kripke

    'She owned “dictionariana,” from the world beyond the books. Kripke had pictures of dictionary makers, images from matchbooks and cigar boxes. Noah Webster is usually shown as an elderly gentleman, but Kripke had a cigar-box-cover drawing of him as a young man with flowing brown hair. In her collection is a shot of Allen Walker Read, hanging off the side of a Midwestern windmill. She had a letter written by Walt Whitman, then a newspaper editor in Brooklyn, asking for a free copy of Webster’s dictionary, which the poet said was owed him after giving it a favorable review.'

    the Kripke collection has moved to Indiana and is now being unboxed according to this blog:

    February 12, 2023

  • it's edible, so I think crows will eat these.

    They prefer nuts though as nuts are fatty food with lots of energy

    February 11, 2023

  • gaming speak for a video game which is like Dark Souls the game.

    January 27, 2023

  • I remember watching videos of the Oroville dam crisis when their spillway broke. One youtuber was a pilot and he would sometimes switch from the Aviation 'turbin' to the hydro dam's turBINES .. but mostly use his preferred 'turbin' pronounciation.

    January 21, 2023

  • Spotted as a reference to Google Apple Facebook Amazon and Microsoft

    January 20, 2023

  • This is a new 2022 term referring to the First Person Shooter computer games in the style of the 80s and 90's Quake/Doom types of games with shooting and travelling.

    January 13, 2023

  • blend of iPhone and photography, spotted again today.  I think it came from the Instagram crowd

    January 11, 2023

  • rice paper?

    January 11, 2023

  • The shiny new thing at my local cafe is the croon or  croissant moon  Also known as swish rolls

    Everyone's been swarming them because of the shiny new thing.

    They've also got cruffins which is a croissant muffin.

    December 30, 2022

  • aka croon

    December 30, 2022

  • the word to use when calling a cat

    also pspsps

    December 29, 2022

  • some slang spotted as a shortened 'the audacity'

    dacity is already listed here.

    December 24, 2022

  • Today I learned that Mavica is a portmanteau of MAgnetic VIdeo CAmera. This camera used a floppy disk to save photos.

    December 22, 2022

  • baby elmo

    December 19, 2022

  • "The aliens come down in raindrops"

    "making the raindrops chubby" - from the movie Bowfinger

    December 18, 2022

  • just coined this word to troll people who don't like the word irregardless

    December 18, 2022

  • I"m seeing more 'freeze peach' in 2022 these days.

    December 18, 2022

  • Heard 'blops' as a gaming reference to the 'BLack OPS' games.

    The usage examples seem to refer to blops as being more like bleep and bloops.

    December 16, 2022

  • initials for 'i do not have a clue'

    December 16, 2022

  • It seems to a name of part of the sailor uniform.

    December 6, 2022

  • refers to the recent Flu, Covid, and RSV outbreaks... 2022.

    December 5, 2022

  • Wikipedia has "hundreds and thousands" being those tiny colored candy ball sprinkles.

    'Nonpareils are a decorative confectionery of tiny balls made with sugar and starch, traditionally an opaque white but now available in many colors. They are also known as Hundreds and Thousands in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand1' - wikipedia

    Wordnik's got the definition hundreds and thousands 

    December 5, 2022

  • I only heard about this word today when it was Oxford's word of the year. I've never heard it before.

    December 5, 2022

  • The 'mic drop' emoji phrase.

    Also done as



    November 25, 2022

  • In the last month, I've seen 2 unique encabulator videos..

    One is the Bike Encabulator which makes some fun at all the fun bike part names,

    Second is "SANS ICS HyperEncabulator" which hires the original actor.

    November 25, 2022

  • "birdsite" is referring to Twitter

    November 22, 2022

  • spotted in today's timeline BirdFuhrer

    November 21, 2022

  • spotted on twitter "In Ojibwe our word for snowing is zookpo."

    November 20, 2022

  • The Boring Man

    he who shall not be named

    World's Richest Man

    Phony Stark

    November 19, 2022

  • maybe it's the semicolons in the list name.

    November 17, 2022

  • calling something dogwater, is calling something crap. gen Z term.

    November 17, 2022

  • spotted on Mastodon for 'Content Warning'

    You can put a content warning on your posts there.

    November 13, 2022

  • in 2022, it refers to a Russian person who was mobilised to fight in Ukraine.

    November 6, 2022

  • Of the 18 words picked by an AI as matching an AI list... five don't appear in Wordnik, so I wonder how an AI coins a new Vogon word.

    baggis wugger spooging shivvying freddled

    October 30, 2022

  • meaning bye bye

    October 30, 2022

  • or buh bye

    October 30, 2022

  • spotted online on twitter.

    wusuhh    , so far, It looks like it means 'What's up'

    October 29, 2022

  • spotted on twitter bad and boo-jee
    also spelled boojee and boujee but haven't seen too many examples.

    October 28, 2022

  • VOD stands for Video On Demand -

    In game streaming, a streamer will make his video available to view later.

    October 28, 2022

  • slang for Gin and blue cocktail mix.

    October 24, 2022

  • Augtober - spotted in my local news Vancouver BC, relating to a warm and Dry October

    October 11, 2022

  • Sept 2022, Jupiter is described as 'Stonkingly bright'

    September 28, 2022

  • Will the term 'gen alpha' take off as the next generation?

    September 25, 2022

  • Google book search has

    A book called Elbows Out

    By Dietrich von Bothmer · 1968

    Dictonary of Phrase and Fable 1898

    "To elbow ont ; to be elbowed out . To supersede ; to be ousted by a rival . "

    And then there is 

    'out at the elbows' referring to a person's jacket elbows being worn out.

    From the book 'Gone to the bottom' page 121

    September 24, 2022

  • Acronym for 'F*** Around and Find Out'

    Used in 2022 when J6 insurrectionists get sentenced.

    September 24, 2022

  • Spotted as a political term - blend of Roe vs Wade and November

    September 24, 2022

  • spotted religiots on Twitter in 2022. blend word of religious and idiot

    September 21, 2022

  • In the future, when archaologists try to figure out what the hell happened in 2022, they'll come across this entry 'NyQuil Chicken'

    September 21, 2022

  • Recently spotted this on twitter as doing the bare minimum to keep a relationship going.

    September 20, 2022

  • Spotted at "People's Liberation Army Rocket Force" or China's rocket warfare department.

    September 18, 2022

  • spotted in the news defined as 'someone who has never caught covid'

    September 17, 2022

  • Pee Pee is trending because Pierre Poilievre is the new Conservative Party leader in Canada Sept 2022.

    September 11, 2022

  • so, not a phth like in phenolphthalein

    September 8, 2022

  • you know you got a good word when it shows up on 6 of the twitter word lists.

    September 3, 2022

  • "inadvertently eating an entire packet of biscuits, when you meant to have just the one" - from a BBC clip 'The art of mashing up words to create new ones'

    September 3, 2022

  • "the constant checking of a phone for a message you're hoping will arrive" from a BBC clip 'The art of mashing up words to create new ones'

    September 3, 2022

  • "probsolutely for one is a definite maybe" - BBC video 'The art of mashing up words to create new ones'

    September 3, 2022

  • see fnord

    September 2, 2022

  • Acronym for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    September 1, 2022

  • Taking up biking? I miss it because we had some heat waves.

    August 31, 2022

  • Spotted in Weather twitter - the Greenland ice which is destined to melt in the next century regardless of whether we cut back greenhouse gas emissions.

    August 30, 2022

  • I think it's got a Canada listing as at the time of writing, it was more likely that Americans use Candy Bar and Canadians use Chocolate Bar as a phrase, totally ignoring the rest of the Engish speaking world.

    August 30, 2022

  • I prefer the word acronym over initialism , according to Google's ngram viewer, this word picked up steam in the sixties, took off and is now more popular by orders of magnitude.

    At this point, it's a handful of people at Wiktionary trying to hold onto the word initialism

    August 25, 2022

  • spotted in song lyrics for "i don't"

    August 25, 2022

  • Spotted in BC's Forest Fire Fighter twitter.

    Province of BC lists this term as "Parattack crews are a specialized type of initial attack crew that are deployed to incidents by parachuting out of fixed-wing aircraft. "

    August 24, 2022

  • Spotted in BC Forest Fire fighter's twitter.

    Province of BC lists this term as

    "Rapattack crews are a specialized type of 3-person initial attack crew who use medium-lift helicopters equipped with hoist and rappel gear to access difficult-to-reach incidents."

    August 24, 2022

  • "It's not a bug, it's a ..."

    August 19, 2022

  • Welcome!

    August 19, 2022

  • Spotted in in Nicki Minaj - Super Freaky Girl

    also spelled gyal ah

    August 18, 2022

  • The wiktionary definition bugs me, because the 'SI UNIT' is the ampere.
    Hecto may be listed in the SI manual as a common prefix, but I've never seen people use 'hecto' in practice when dealing with electricity.

    Wiktionary's definition got mangled to '102' amps because someone used 10^2 exponent notation which normal people don't use for small numbers.

    Every electrical usage I've seen is that people stick to 'kilo' 'mega' and 'giga' , and milli, micro

    August 18, 2022

  • Today I discovered there's a fish named boops boops

    August 15, 2022

  • Doin the Dew?

    August 15, 2022

  • who cut the cheese?

    August 4, 2022

  • I thought Australia didn't tip

    August 1, 2022

  • Spotted in the media - using dead spiders as robotic grippers.

    July 29, 2022

  • surprised this didn't get on my orange poetry list.

    July 23, 2022

  • Refers to the January 6 insurrectionists.

    July 23, 2022

  • This year, J6 refers to the January 6 insurrection and J6er refers to the insurrectionists.

    July 23, 2022

  • no suplex? No Piledriver?

    July 12, 2022

  • trewe dat

    July 6, 2022

  • How much awful can an offal waffle falafel be if an awful falafel used awful offal waffles?

    June 21, 2022

  • I think this gives me the idea of making a Heirovetica font.

    June 21, 2022

  • How many opakapakas can an alpaca pack if an alpaca could pack opakapakas?

    June 15, 2022

  • If licuala is pronounced 'lick a koala' then

    how many licuala's can a Koala lick if a Koala could lick licualas?

    June 10, 2022

  • I remember emailing the OED about this word back in 2000 because it was overused on fan forums. Now it's a word of the day.

    June 10, 2022

  • I've recently seen dart be used to describe cigarettes. First time I heard it was watching live streams of the Ottawa protests in 2022. And recently, saw an article about the 'dart board' a surfboard made of cigarettes.

    June 9, 2022

  • so , apparently movie themed mugs and tumblers are now called coscups or CosCups

    for 'cosplay cup'.

    I dunno... when I'm drinking coffee, I'm not cosplaying.

    May 29, 2022

  • Spotted in the news

    MetroUK "A Nasa satellite has captured the moment a massive underwater volcano home to sharks and other marine life - and nicknamed ‘Sharkcano’ - erupted in the depths of the Pacific Ocean"

    May 26, 2022

  • spotted on twitter in medical news for Monkeypox

    May 20, 2022

  • "The word bilby has been adopted by Royal Secret Society of Bilbies."

    I think we should double efforts to save the bilbies

    May 19, 2022

  • spotted on Twitter as a musical instruments made from rocks... in the tweet I saw, it was an archaologist banging on fossils with a rock getting different tones.

    "Archaeologist Dr. Jean-Loup Ringot specialized in prehistoric music demonstrates a Lithophone.

    © The Archaeologist"

    May 15, 2022

  • spotted on Twitter. A new form of the purrito or blanket wrapped cat.

    May 15, 2022

  • spotted in the news again, as a narwhal has been seen swimming with a group of belugas.

    April 23, 2022

  • spotted this term again in 2022.

    April 19, 2022

  • twitter speak for 'suspended'

    April 17, 2022

  • spotted in text speak, twitterpseak as 'actually' and 'account' as in a twitter account.

    April 17, 2022

  • This phrase is from the 1932 movie Freaks

    It has worked its way into Simpsons and Wolf of Wall Street.

    I wonder if the Toy Story phrase 'One of Us' is a reference.

    April 5, 2022

  • maidenless is a bit of a meme word as the computer game Elden Ring has NPC characters saying "But you, I am afraid, are maidenless"

    April 2, 2022

  • I always lead with 'canes' and then try would/wound might/light to eliminate 15 of the 26 letters of the alphabet.

    March 30, 2022

  • Spotted 'protestware' in the news.

    Software written to protest. In some cases a user gets a popup with the protest message, in other cases, computers with specific country code get wiped.

    March 24, 2022

  • i've spotted Worldle and Quordle

    March 23, 2022

  • Today's XKCD refers to a 'Demon Egg' which is a reference to the demon core which was a plutonium sphere initially created for nuclear bomb making.

    March 15, 2022

  • Well, you enter a word in the search bar, and if you don't see a definition, you an write a comment about it. You can even add it to a list. Putting square brackets around a word ][ make a link to that word.

    March 7, 2022

  • ok... this is a meme phrase. I'm not familiar with the reference.

    March 6, 2022

  • spotted as dress casual

    Also spotted a doubling of this 'dressy dressy cas cas'

    March 5, 2022

  • All I know, is that we need a *gestures wildly* emoji.

    And a in Spanish modifier.

    March 2, 2022

  • In 2022, it refers to a group of vehicles in a protest driving very slow to disrupt traffic, denying people access to streets.

    I've also seen 'slow roll' refer to a line of anti riot police moving forward slowly, and yoinking some individuals who do not move out of the way.

    February 27, 2022

  • spotted in BC news -

    "RCMP asks public for help catching people starting fires known as 'Kootenay candles' at a ski hill

    The RCMP detachment in Trail, B.C., is investigating a rash of "Kootenay candles" at Red Mountain Resort in nearby Rossland.

    The term "Kootenay candle" has come to refer to the practice of lighting old, dead trees on fire in the middle of winter, often using sap or sapwood to start the blaze. ..." From CBC article.

    February 27, 2022

  • spotted on Twitter, the blue heart and yellow heart mean love for the Urkaine.

    February 26, 2022

  • Political speak for 'The former guy'

    February 26, 2022

  • Saskatoon is named after the berry.

    Moose Jaw, Red Deer.

    Cherryville , Salmon Arm, Blaeberry , Phoenix,

    Whitehorse, Tuktoyaktuk ,

    February 26, 2022

  • citation on Twitter by Chandra Xray Telescope.

    "Happy #TwosDay! What happens when #two galaxy clusters collide? Sometimes they can bear a striking resemblance to the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek, apparently. Abell 1033 is located about 1.6 billion light years from Earth. Boldly Go for more:"

    February 22, 2022

  • This slur has been around for years, usually when people criticise social programs, or when they criticise the enforcement of laws.

    Blend word of China and Canada

    February 20, 2022

  • As someone who has 800 words for Snow and Ice... i love this word.

    splother goes back to Lincolnshire dialect.

    February 17, 2022

  • A reference to Facebook, because 'only boomers use FaceBook'

    February 16, 2022

  • refers to 'social networks' - twitters, tictoks, facebook

    February 16, 2022

  • refers to 'those guys' at Wiktionary
    spotted on YouTube in That Word Chat interview with Erin McKean

    I expect someone from Wiktionary to come along and say that it should be a capital W for this word, then we can reply "Citation Needed"
    Checkmate! Wiktionary!

    February 16, 2022

  • one term used for the convoy of idiots blocking border crossings for the last few weeks.

    February 14, 2022

  • spotted on twitter as a shortening of 'Cry about it'

    this had some popularity due to the olympics.

    February 13, 2022

  • 3blue1brown went through the wordle source code to see the actual word list and did a video on it recently.

    February 9, 2022

  • spotted as someone who plays Wordle

    February 3, 2022

  • Spotted in MBARI news... environmental DNA - material containing DNA which floats about the environment, and in MBARI's case, floats about in the ocean.

    February 2, 2022

  • spotted in my social media feed.



    February 1, 2022

  • spotted in Canadian news... a snowy Ogopogo monster

    January 29, 2022

  • This refers to the letters and graphical character elements in the Commodore 64.   Each character was in a 8pixel by 8pixel square.

    January 27, 2022

  • Frozen dog poop. Spotted in CBC article about Prince George's social media writer.

    From the article:

    'Other highlights include a message to dog owners to "scoop your poopsicles" from the snow.

    "Come spring our parks are going to STINK," the post warned, once again garnering positive responses.'

    January 23, 2022

  • Spotted in the news - The A68 iceberg dumping fresh water into the ocean. It's a chunk of ice which broke off of an ice shelf.

    Adding to the 'words for ice and snow' list. #833

    January 22, 2022

  • Blend word of Delta and Omicron. People being hyperbolic about the pandemic virus names.

    January 9, 2022

  • spotted on the Colbert report... the flu plus the corona virus

    January 5, 2022

  • spotted in Canadian medical news, the Greater Toronto Hospitals have staff out due to illness and shortages meaning they have to prioritize critical cases first.

    January 5, 2022

  • spotted again in text speak for 'i dont even know'

    December 29, 2021

  • "To this Fredericton couple, born and raised No Funswickers, New Brunswick is such a hotbed of hilarity, outrageous goings-on and bizarre political antics they had to create a website to hold it all."

    - CBC article on The Manatee, a satire news site.

    December 29, 2021

  • Spotted as 'go fund me' , as in the vitual panhandling site to raise funds.

    December 24, 2021

  • spotted a british person saying 'to the loo' and immediately wondered if this the etymology.

    December 24, 2021

  • I'm spotting this online lately. Same definition as below.

    December 15, 2021

  • abbreviation for 'InLaws'

    December 14, 2021

  • am i spelling the 'wrong', or does it needed to be added to wordnik?

    December 13, 2021

  • Dictionary dot com is like "did you mean man boob"

    and at that point, I realised my future search engine results will be changed for the worse

    December 11, 2021

  • spotted in the news

    "Canada wins bronze in World Cup monobob, four-man races at Winterberg" - Global TV

    article had zero context for definition. Tweets seem to indicate it means one man bobsled.

    December 11, 2021

  • I'm seeing this repeatedly on a tik-tok video series.
    Wikipedia has this listed as belonging to the University of Alabama for its Crimson Tide team.

    December 6, 2021

  • This is a Pokemon Gaming term for a 'shiny hundo' , a Pokemon with 100% good stats and a shiny cosmetic.

    December 4, 2021

  • This is a Pokemon gaming term for a captured Pokemon which has 100% good stats.

    December 4, 2021

  • Polymutant want a poly-cracker?

    'The ‘polymutant spike’ proved fully resistant to neutralizing antibodies from most of the people they tested, who had either received two doses of an mRNA vaccine or recovered from COVID-19. With Omicron, “we expect there to be a significant hit”, says Bieniasz." - spotted in Nature Magazine'

    December 4, 2021

  • spotted again as 'Buy Now Pay Later'.

    This time in reference to a 'buy now pay later' application added to Edge browser.

    December 2, 2021

  • Ok, Shakespeare had a time machine then, because 'flesh and blood' is all over that book.

    Ephesians 6:12

    King James Version

    12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

    December 1, 2021

  • Spotted in local news

    "B.C. flood: What is a Tiger Dam — and why did they spend all night building one in Abbotsford?

    The dam is built using custom-made water-filled tubes around a metre high that combine to create a water barrier." - Vancouver Sun, Nov 29 2021

    November 30, 2021

  • Refers to the Automatic gear selector - spotted on TikTok.

    (and twitter has confirming usage)

    Prindle because it's how people say P R N D L as shown on an automatic shifter.

    November 28, 2021

  • flesh and blood go back to biblical writings.

    November 27, 2021

  • Audubon has an article of "What’s the Difference Between a ‘Borb’ and a ‘Floof’?:

    November 25, 2021

  • a balloon Vehicle. in Parade Floats

    November 25, 2021

  • ' “It’s a 'floalloonicle.' So it's part float, part 'balloonicle,'” said Will Coss, the executive producer of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. ' -NY1 news.

    I spotted this term on the Colbert Report.

    November 25, 2021

  • Here's a good satellite picture of an atmospheric river.

    November 13, 2021

  • Refers to houses which have more space underground than above ground. Built downwards typically due to height restrictions. The building of these houses disrupts the neighbouring buildings and environment.

    November 11, 2021

  • spotted this term again in November in the 3rd dose reference.

    November 11, 2021

  • Apparently it's a flat earther / covid denier / anti-masker nickname for Covid

    Spotted in Global TV BC's report on a local covid denier who likely died of Covid.

    November 5, 2021

  • Another nickname for Starbucks coffee shop.

    November 5, 2021

  • A tier list is a chart which ranks items from best to worst.

    S tier is for 'super' items' A tier is for great items. B is for good. C is for OK. d is not ok

    E is bad and F is 'garbage'

    November 3, 2021

  • in the world of tier-lists

    C-tier is for 'ok' items. Not good, not bad, just ok.

    November 3, 2021

  • b-tier refers to good items (not great and not super, but not bad either)

    November 3, 2021

  • a-tier refers to 'great' items. Not quite as good as 'super' s-tier, and better than b-tier for 'good items'.

    November 3, 2021

  • s-tier refers to 'super' tier. Best items in a ranked items chart. S is super, followed by a,b,c,d,e and F is worst.

    November 3, 2021

  • f- tier refers to worst tier of item

    This comes from tier list videos where

    S is for Super items

    A is for good items





    F is for worst items.

    November 3, 2021

  • Spotted in Vancouver Canucks twitter.


    Signed stick Handshake candy"

    November 3, 2021

  • spotted as giving out candy from the trunk of a car

    October 30, 2021

  • i have seen this as cow patty

    also , road apple

    October 30, 2021

  • pfp is textspeak for 'profile picture'.

    I think it became popular on instagram first.

    October 30, 2021

  • encountered this word again.... a dramatic extension of 'forever' 4ever

    October 28, 2021

  • Urban Dictionary has this as a rude phrase.

    October 27, 2021

  • refers to a chubby dog deciding to go back to bed instead of tackling the world , bones day

    October 27, 2021

  • comes from a man who has a chubby dog which makes predictions based on it being a 'bones day' (dog has energy to do things) or a 'no bones day' (dog goes back to bed)

    October 27, 2021

  • This is a job for the really big number list

    October 25, 2021

  • Also spotted as a term describing the double weather bomb

    October 25, 2021

  • Maybe start with a coffee drink, the Double Double and throw in a chocolate bomb.

    October 25, 2021

  • "The 'double weather bomb' continues to strengthen as it approaches Vancouver Island." Kasia Bodurka , Global News on twitter.

    In looking up this phrase on twitter, a weather bomb is a drop of 24 millibars in 24 hours, and there have been multiple storms this year worldwide which have had double that, or 48 millibars per 24 hours.

    October 24, 2021

  • Coronasomnia, or covidsomnia, is the term to describe sleep problems related to stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dr. Drerup. Cleveland Clinic

    October 24, 2021

  • "The stress of the pandemic has led some to experience sleep difficulties dubbed “coronasomnia”, adding to the third of us who already suffer from sleep problems" - The telegraph, Oct 24.

    October 24, 2021

  • Special-purpose acquisition company

    October 21, 2021

  • halfhearted sorta somewhat arse over teakettle

    October 21, 2021

  • golf balls have dimples because they try to be cute

    October 18, 2021

  • The sugar based cookie from the TV show Squid Game.

    October 15, 2021

  • "It’s called a #snotpalace."

    Spotted this in Marine Biologist twitter. Dr. Kakani Katija

    Referring to NOAA Ocean Explorer "#ImageOfTheDay: October 10, 2021: A close look at a larvacean house, seen during #Okeanos 2021 North Atlantic Stepping Stones. Larvaceans are solitary, free-swimming tunicates that produce a fragile mucus “house” to filter small particles."

    October 14, 2021

  • spotted as the collective noun for covidiots.

    A cackle of covidiots

    October 14, 2021

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  • I would still want alexz working on this.

    October 6, 2020

  • Hi Emily,

    You might want to consult a real linguist such as Gretchen McCulloch for your dictionary.

    October 6, 2020

  • Alex! This is Emily, I am currently writing the "Official Doggo Lingo Dictionary" and I would love your help! Please reach out to me for a super awesome opportunity to be a part of something HUGE. Love all your doggo lingo! Thank you!


    October 5, 2020

  • wow

    August 13, 2017