alexz has looked up 21720 words, created 156 lists, listed 15274 words, written 3176 comments, added 3 tags, and loved 243 words.

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  • Name of a rude gesture.

    September 30, 2016

  • Mahidol University International Demonstration school in Thailand

    good on them for adding a set of new words.

    September 30, 2016

  • spotted as 'stuffed animal'.

    September 30, 2016

  • the ool pun goes back to 1977 at least.  House Beautiful magazine.
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=Bq1UAAAAMAAJ&q="our+ool"

    September 29, 2016

  • A second new moon in a month
    http://www.sciencealert.com/a-rare-black-moon-is-set-to-rise-this-friday-night

    September 28, 2016

  • See our natatorium?
    There's no "p" in it.
    Let's keep it that way.

    -modified old joke. ool

    September 28, 2016

  • alllll riiiiiight. makin gifs.


    September 27, 2016

  • so... mini-figurine ?

    September 26, 2016

  • 'real' + instagram. rinsta

    A real instagram account as opposed to a finstagram

    September 26, 2016

  • Rocketry; Mega Newtons - measure of thrust.

    September 26, 2016

  • From BBC article '10 things you need to know about vaginas'
    "We met Callie, an American trans woman who was waiting for bottom surgery, a procedure where a vulva and vagina are created from the penis and scrotum. "

    September 25, 2016

  • hereditary hemochromatosis HHC - too much iron in your body.

    September 24, 2016

  • time to start labeling the next generation.

    September 24, 2016

  • spotted on late night television.... nope.
    word made an appearance in 2010 as a SNL spoof. 

    September 23, 2016

  • The 'soft hyphen' character.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_hyphen
    you'd put it in a long word where you want it to break aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa­bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb

    or aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa­bbbbbbbb   It's a character that only shows up when you are typing a long word and you overreach the width of the formatting.

    September 23, 2016

  • maqaf , a hebrew hyphen

    September 23, 2016

  • it turns out the maqaf has an entry in unicode and it's ־

    The difference between ־ (maqaf) and - (hyphen-minus) is that it shows up in the right hand side of textboxes.

    ־ so it would affect rendering on a computer screen depending on computer.

    September 23, 2016

  • blend of poke (Hawaiian sushi bowl) and burrito

    September 23, 2016

  • inspiration

    September 23, 2016

  • yup

    yep

    September 23, 2016

  • version of croque-en-bouche or croquembouche

    September 22, 2016

  • eye dialect version of croque-en-bouche or croquembouche

    September 22, 2016

  • The name of China's GPS satellite constellation and system.

    September 21, 2016

  • Global Navigation Satellite System

    2016 - refers to all the various GPS constellations.
    BeiDou, GLONASS, GPS, Galileo.

    September 21, 2016

  • spotted in Practical Printing - 1884
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=J7syAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA7&dq=four-em+dash

    September 21, 2016

  • a longer version of the two-em dash

    September 21, 2016

  • a longer em-dash  ⸺

    spotted in a 19th century book - The Moderator
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=vVDnAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA198&dq;="em+dash"

    'They are formerly much more used than now, especially in abusive or satrical articles as "K⸺g C⸺s, L⸺d B⸺m"'

    September 21, 2016

  • Radical 1
    A horizontal line in Chinese Calligraphy

    September 21, 2016

  • Drama/comedy

    September 20, 2016

  • Blend of Cantonese and Pop music

    September 19, 2016

  • in tweets, it represents someone's initials of the poster in an organization.

    ie. ^ab

    September 17, 2016

  • on twitter, it's a 'public reply' visible to everyone.

    ie.  .@wordnik

    September 17, 2016

  • cubic centimeters. milliliters 

    September 17, 2016

  • Franglish

    September 17, 2016

  • Swedish/English

    September 17, 2016

  • pendulum made by Foucault to demonstrate the rotation of the earth.

    not to be confused with Occam's Razor unless you're using Sun Tzu's art of war to confuse your debate opponent.

    September 17, 2016

  • Sounds like you're dealing with someone with rigid rules of grammar and spelling. I'd go with the "living language" defense, throw in the Stephen Fry grammar video, and failing that, use my list of i-can-haz-cheezeburgerisms to melt his brain.

    September 17, 2016

  • afterbite

    September 16, 2016

  • refers to when people do a search for their medical symptoms to self diagnose, typically self diagnosing the wrong thing.

    September 16, 2016

  • Just watched a video where a mathematician/physicist described a prism as a Tobleronie shape, and then made the mistake of reading the comments on how Toblerone is supposed to be pronounced if your from Italy, Switzerland, or England.


    '"Tobleron" (silent e) is an equally wrong way to pronounce it.'

    September 15, 2016

  • TF2 gamespeak where the Demoman character accellerates up a ramp at high speed.

    September 15, 2016

  • Anti-doping sports term for Therapeutic Use Exemption. Permission to use a normally banned substance, such as an asthma inhaler.

    September 15, 2016

  • I haven't added twonie because I never see this term in the wild. I've also never come across the term 'idiot strings', and I wonder if it's really a Canadianism and not just a term shared by Canada and the US.

    My list won't hit every Canadianism out there, and there are some terms where people have disputed the Canadian'ness of the term. For example,  I had  Skookum on a BC list and that term was also used in the US.

    https://wordnik.com/lists/british-columbian-terms

    September 15, 2016

  • "has been added to 345 lists"

    I think we have a word of the year.

    September 15, 2016

  • ... because not everyone is happy with the word Facebook

    September 15, 2016

  • Spotted in political commentary. alt-righter. alt-righters

    from wikipedia:
    "The alt-right has no official ideology, although various sources have said that it is associated with white nationalism,126 white supremacism,378 antisemitism,129 right-wing populism,6 nativism,10 and the neoreactionary movement.711"


    September 15, 2016

  • Blu-ray Disc Recordable Erasable

    September 14, 2016

  • acronym for Read/Write Readable/Writable

    September 14, 2016

  • lowercase version of RT, retweet

    September 14, 2016

  • spotted as new slang on the Late Show with SC
    "this interview is lit"

    raving

    September 14, 2016

  • Is this a sports term?

    September 14, 2016

  • “It’s easy to say when you break it down. Papa is the Hawaiian Earth mother. Hanāu means birth, moku means island, and ākea is a conjunction of Wākea, the sky father.”

    Spotted on the BBC article.

    September 13, 2016

  • "These text files, which list the jobs to be run and at what times, are called crontabs"
    - spotted on Distrowatch

    cron is the scheduler daemon, a crontab is like a the list of tasks.  Wiktionary definition needs a fine tuning.

    September 12, 2016

  • movie set - a lavolier microphone

    September 12, 2016

  • movie set - the last shot of the film. We all get to go home after all this work.

    September 12, 2016

  • Verb for when Captain Kirk violates the prime directive with alien women.

    September 10, 2016

  • Captain Kirk's fighting style

    September 10, 2016

  • bro yoga

    did I really leave the previous comment here back in 2011. It seems like only a month or two ago.

    September 10, 2016

  • hey/hello

    September 10, 2016

  • moshi moshi

    September 10, 2016

  • hey



    September 10, 2016

  • from wikipedia "A sporeling is a young plant or fungus produced by a germinated spore, similar to a seedling derived from a germinated seed. They occur in algae, fungi, lichens ..."


    edit: sporeling already listed here.

    September 10, 2016

  • A paraplegic triathlete.  A triathlete at the paralympic games.

    September 9, 2016

  • Usually said to a friend when they wear the same outfit and you pretend you're twins for a second. Hey, we're twins!

    September 8, 2016

  • I d be like
    ypsiloid??   YPSILOID?   YPSILOID??????!!


    (ノಠ益ಠ)ノ彡┻━┻

    September 8, 2016

  • in computing, it's a compact containerized operating system image - so your Web Server can run as a virtual machine in a data center.

    September 6, 2016

  • name of bacteria found in fracking wells.
    http://phys.org/news/2016-09-genus-bacteria-hydraulic-fracturing-wells.html
    "Researchers analyzing the genomes of microorganisms living in shale oil and gas wells have found evidence of sustainable ecosystems taking hold there—populated in part by a never-before-seen genus of bacteria they have dubbed "Frackibacter."
    "

    September 6, 2016

  • When I think of scrabble, I think of the table flip.

    (ノಠ益ಠ)ノ彡┻━┻

    September 6, 2016

  • Canadian underwear

    1978 book references in https://books.google.ca/books?id=fHIIAQAAIAAJ
    The Service - Paul Quarrington.


    see etymology at gotch

    September 6, 2016

  • The CBC had one of their light hearted shows discuss gitch, gotch, ginch, gonch. Gonch won the poll.

    http://www.cbc.ca/radio/irrelevantshow/the-irrelevant-show-january-8-2015-1.2891263/gitch-gotch-1.2891281
     3 minute radio show - explains the gitch gotch gonch wars.

    September 6, 2016

  • spotted in Boston magazine =
    '“Strandbeests”—or “beach animals”—consist of skeletons fashioned from lightweight PVC tubes. Wind propels their wing-like sails, which then drives their feet to walk sideways. Created on the Dutch seaside, the strandbeests know to avoid water, walking in the opposite direction as soon as it comes in contact with their feelers.'

    September 3, 2016

  • so, it's the past tense of throwing down zyzzyva in a scrabble game?

    September 3, 2016

  • a funny / nerdy way of saying OMG

    September 2, 2016

  • interesting word in the newly listed words.

    September 1, 2016

  • shows up in the Jargon file in the 1983 version.
    http://jargon-file.org/archive/jargon-1.5.0.dos.txt


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jargon_File#1975_to_1983

    Jargon file has it listed as pronounced either way.. dee-mn or day-mn

    September 1, 2016

  • I think that what makes a word a 'word' is if people are actually using that word.

    I think the media, such as television or newspapers or the Huffington Post have their own leverage in amplifying the usage and acceptance of new words. We seem to notice news articles and headlines when theres a 'new thing' like a cronut or frissant and the curious side of our brain has to know more to avoid missing out on the new thing.

    I listed THIS as a word to ban for 2015 https://wordnik.com/lists/words-to-ban-for-2015 , but it seems to have a life of it's own.
    Science Friday even featured THIS by having a linguist appear on air and talk about how netspeak is altering language. http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/how-hashtags-texts-and-tweets-are-influencing-digital-language/

    we'll miss you.

    August 31, 2016

  • I think it rhymes with haitch

    August 29, 2016

  • slang - spotted online for the self driving cabs in Singapore.  After the self driving cab in the movie Total Recall

    August 28, 2016

  • Not the "alternative form", but rather the correct form according to NIST,  and the Scientists that researched electricity in the 19th century. See links at megohm

    August 26, 2016

  • AUStralia, CAnada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States

    August 26, 2016

  • Verbify. Spotted at a big BBC article about verbifying all the nouns. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160825-why-medalling-and-summering-are-so-annoying

    August 25, 2016

  • Webpagespeak for the web page/popup that presents itself before a user gets access to a content page. Spotted in news.

    August 24, 2016

  • 'Aug. 23 is now called Internaut Day, a name that combines “Internet” and “astronaut,” as early technical Internet users were called.' - Globe and Mail

    August 24, 2016

  • "... and chill".

    August 24, 2016

  • Slang for vibes.

    August 23, 2016

  • 'As it orbits the sun, this new asteroid, designated 2016 HO3, appears to circle around Earth as well. It is too distant to be considered a true satellite of our planet, but it is the best and most stable example to date of a near-Earth companion, or "quasi-satellite."'
    - NASA JPL

    August 22, 2016

  • From Oryx and Crake

    August 22, 2016

  • Spotted online as know nothing.

    August 22, 2016

  • Front trunk of a car which has no front engine.

    August 22, 2016

  • Antarctica - Ski Runway / Snow Runway


    other places it refers to a ski run, or ski track.

    August 20, 2016

  • Spotted in my news feed.

    A 'non anouncement' ?, an announcement using a bunch of words which don't mean anything?
    For the Aug19 tweet, it was referring to a Climate Plan announcement which was made in front of a fake blue sky backdrop.

    Twitter has nonouncement going back to 2011.  https://twitter.com/search?q=nonouncement&src=typd

    "An announcement comprised of just verbs & adjectives & prepositions is called a nonouncement"

    August 20, 2016

  • Abbreviation for 'way to go'

    August 19, 2016

  • Abbreviation of 'what the hell'/ 'what the heck'

    August 19, 2016

  • Article also says that eeny, meeny, miny, moe also comes from counting words.

    August 16, 2016

  • Spotted in an Aeon article
    "‘Hickory, dickory, dock’ – what in the world do those words mean? Well, here’s a clue: hovera, dovera, dick were eight, nine and ten in that same Celtic counting list."
    - https://aeon.co/essays/why-is-english-so-weirdly-different-from-other-languages

    August 15, 2016

  • A toad advisory. A traffic advisory where people are to avoid certain trails and roads to save toadlets.

    Spotted in the CBC http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/toad-migration-whistler-1.3720830

    August 15, 2016

  • looks like a tiny banjo...

    August 14, 2016

  • definition at transonic

    quick check shows that transonic is the more common spelling.

    August 14, 2016

  • For the NASA/SpaceX/rocketry term, it's the support tower which holds the rocket vertical before it's time to launch.
    Rocket launch commentary will have the phrase 'strongback retraction'

    August 14, 2016

  • "data dredging"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_dredging

    Going through data to find a 'statistically significant result' which might lead people to an incorrect hypothesis.   

    spotted this term in a sciencey video.

    August 14, 2016

  • sounds skeezy

    August 13, 2016

  • is the name of UNIX's scheduler command. Lets you schedule tasks to be performed in the future.  from chronos

    August 13, 2016

  • etymology is much older than 1992.
    more like 1928 or 1919

    August 13, 2016

  • word comes from the 'cron' command in Unix systems. Cron is a scheduling tool, typically so you can perform a backup or tasks when the server is not being used for business use.   'cron' gets it's name from chronos , or time.

    August 13, 2016

  • delirum tremens

    August 13, 2016

  • aka 'the DTs'

    August 13, 2016

  • a shady car salesman who pretends to be a 'private seller' of vehicles when they actually sell cars as their full time job.

    August 13, 2016

  • "Man describes tragic 'poopocalypse' that occurred in his house when a Roomba met a dog turd."

    Spotted in the news.

    August 13, 2016

  • 2016 usage refers to a cell phone surveillance device regardless of the brand name or model name.


    August 10, 2016

  • A quick search shows that navies use this as a term for moving fast. http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-admiral-whos-fond-of-the-word-zorch-1403301934

    August 5, 2016

  • Zap / scorch /torch ?

    "The lightning had zorched through that device and the resulting surge had damaged the IDE chip on the..." -spotted in The Register

    August 5, 2016

  • 2 step verification

    Similar to 2 factor authentication

    August 3, 2016

  • robotics: "Simultaneous Localization and Mapping"

    August 3, 2016

  • CAnada New Zealand UK

    August 3, 2016

  • spotted this today in a physics video. Neato.

    August 3, 2016

  • Well, I follow local community tweets, so the tweet started out as "Nok completed. Victim id as 27 y/o ..."

    August 3, 2016

  • edit - was doing a search, but it added a comment.  My computer's acting up.

    Sparklemuffin is a type of colourful peacock spider

    August 3, 2016

  • In Hawaii, the chopped raw fish salad dish is actually spelled poke despite what restaurants are marketing in the mainland.

    August 3, 2016

  • Spotted in local police Twitter feed

    Abbreviation for Next Of Kin?

    August 2, 2016

  • Electrical Vehicle etiquette - when an internal combustion engine vehicle takes up 1 or more charging station parking spots.

    July 31, 2016

  • Blend of Tehran/Los Angeles; referring to the Persian community in LA

    July 28, 2016

  • Heard this as Strategically Placed Hole. Circa 1990

    Furryspeak.

    July 25, 2016

  • also  toethumb
    There's a wiki article on clubbed thumb

    July 22, 2016

  • a stubby thumb that looks like a big toe.
    also toe thumb also clubbed thumb

    July 22, 2016

  • I think the next YouTube dialect challenge should incorporate new words. Is wat pronounced the same as what?

    July 22, 2016

  • someone from Squampton
    very informal

    July 22, 2016

  • for when you want to dress up your swear words in a fancy suit before using them.

    Spotted in the 'recently listed' list.

    July 20, 2016

  • OOTD : outfit of the day

    July 20, 2016

  • a variant of thinspiration

    July 20, 2016

  • Fitness/sport?   .. appears to be a variant of thinspo

    so, this is a shortening  of fitspiration is a thinspo thing.

    July 19, 2016

  • ... because people keep posting links to fake stories of blocked highways.

    July 16, 2016

  • When I was snowed in, I discovered hundreds of words for ice and snow...

    July 15, 2016

  • I'll have you know salesy has been looked up over 4000 times, which makes this word adoption a complete bargain compared to other words.

    July 12, 2016

  • ... how most people spell Pokémon

    July 11, 2016

  • A place to find a Pokemon

    I expect the Poké fad to wane by fall.

    July 11, 2016

  • A van with a bed. circa 1980

    July 10, 2016

  • Newfie abbreviation for come-from-away

    July 9, 2016

  • STOP Grammartime!

    July 8, 2016

  • spotted this on the news as a meteorologist term for warm air picking up a lot of moisture and dumping it all out at once. Toronto weather CBC - July 7 2016

    everyone else refers to this as being the inner workings of a toilet.

    July 7, 2016

  • In Montreal, it's a term for a 2 bedroom apartment. The four and a half refers to the number of rooms, with one of the rooms counting as half.
    2 bedrooms. kitcen, living room. bathroom.

    July 7, 2016

  • An event in Canada when aboriginal children were taken from their families and sent to residential school where they were made to speak English or French.

    July 7, 2016

  • spotted in the news about emails and politicians

    To take something non classified, and make it classified, or more classified.

    July 6, 2016

  • Nasaspeak for Jupiter Orbit Insertion

    July 5, 2016

  • Refers to the middle class in the UK.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/NRS_social_grade
    Working class is C2DE

    July 5, 2016

  • "Officials are increasingly concerned about the occurrence of 'bearjams' in the mountain parks, saying the events cause undue stress to bears ..." - CTV news.

    A quick book search shows 'bear jam' going back to the 1950's in the States.

    July 4, 2016

  • If you're going to mangle Woden's Day, you may as well go all out and go with something spelled the way we say it.

    I like it.

    Wensday

    Also, Shakespeare:
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=Bzg4AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA354&dq="wensday"

    Wordnik Wensday?

    July 4, 2016

  • abbreviation for Orange Is The New Black tv show.

    July 2, 2016

  • "Instead, the Juno and Grammy-award winning artist will be performing a verse from his song Directo in Wit'suwet'in, an Athabaskan language spoken by First Nations in northwest British Columbia. "

    spotted on a CBC article about Canada day events.

    July 2, 2016

  • Floating solar panels.

    July 1, 2016

  • slang for a vape device

    spotted in the related tweets - mouth trilby
    the joke is that only hipsters vape or use fedoras.

    June 30, 2016

  • Short form of about.

    June 30, 2016

  • cars - real wheel drive

    old tape players - rewind

    June 30, 2016

  • Yes In My Back Yard
    - opposite of NIMBY

    June 30, 2016

  • abbreviation for 'fast forward' - goes back to the days of tape music players and we would literally have to hold down a fast forward button to skip to the next son.

    June 30, 2016

  • abbreviation for un-retweet

    June 29, 2016

  • Twitterspeak for un-retweet

    June 29, 2016

  • Twitterese verb for unfavourite /unfavorite.

    Otherwise it seems to be an abbreviation of unfavoured/unfavored

    June 29, 2016

  • spotted in the 'newly listed' lists..

    translates to
    "twitter misprints angst"

    June 29, 2016

  • the language of Roald Dahl

    found when looking up squiffly

    apparently the OED has an 8000 word dictionary of gobblefunk

    June 29, 2016

  • Computer security: where passwords are padded with random data before storing a hashed value. This prevents a database from having 2 identical hash values for 2 users who picked the same password.

    June 29, 2016

  • physics/sci-fi - a hypothetical device that lets a person communicate with his earlier self.
    Because you know Einstein was getting answers from his Future self.

    June 28, 2016

  • Corporate speak for a company dropping what it is doing and doing something else.

    June 28, 2016

  • I keep seeing this as a verb - to get a newly hired person up to speed at work.
    payroll, HR stuff, email, logins, paperwork, initial training.  on-boarding onboarding

    June 28, 2016

  • In Canada, people have been coining Gonetario and Quexit

    June 28, 2016

  • "What about second Brexit?"

    Spotted in my FB feed which is trying to kill me with laughter.

    June 27, 2016

  • ... comes from a blend of Grizzly and Buffalo.

    June 25, 2016

  • I'm gonna have to trademark Brexugee ... edit- too late.

    June 24, 2016

  • spotted on message boards - quick search showed it on twitter.
    There appears to be a usage which isn't mathematical, or an abbreviation for Newport.
    Looks like it's a fun way of saying 'nope'.

    June 24, 2016

  • Buffalo Gruffalo buffalo Buffalo Brusselo ...

    June 23, 2016

  • A fictional monster.

    June 23, 2016

  • Newfoundland: cod and hard bread
    The cod is soaked before cooking, The bread is soaked in water before cooking as well.  They're both cooked and then mixed up and served on a plate with scrunchions
    Spotted while looking up scrunchion

    June 21, 2016

  • An east coast Canada term for pork rinds

    "Ford reportedly mowed down every last scrunchion (which, for the uninitiated, is a local dish made of fried salted pork fat). " exclaim magazine

    June 21, 2016

  • dilweed and dillweed's modern usage has nothing to do with plants.

    Modern usage is that it's calling someone an idiot, or it's a replacement word for other 2 syllable words that start with d.

    June 21, 2016

  • spotted in news - New York state bans buybots for ticket sales.

    June 21, 2016

  • news is calling tonight a straweberry moon. A full moon on a solstice.

    June 21, 2016

  • From the examples listed
    -Double A batteries plural
    -RIAA and MPAA. The motion picture and Recording Industries Associations Of America in their fight against piracy.
    - Author's Alterations of a written thing


    Example I came across - African Americans

    June 20, 2016

  • second dinner

    " People of the Middle Ages, the food writer Heather Arndt Anderson notes in her book Breakfast: A History, sometimes took another evening meal, an indulgent late-evening snack called the reresoper (“rear supper”). "
    spotted in the Atlantic. June 2016

    June 20, 2016

  • see note at gazinta or gazintas and gazoutas
    slang for 'goes outta'
    electrical and software - outputs of a device or a software function.

    June 19, 2016

  • electrical and software slang for inputs and outputs.
    spotted in a 1973 tech manual as a whole section 

    spotted in a 2016 tech video about electric cars - device inputs and outputs.
    - an amateur radio magazine '73'
    see gazinta note.

    June 19, 2016

  • spotted "gazintas and gazoutas" in an electric vehicle tech video. Looked it up and found it used in a solar panel reference book./


    more searching found this refers to 'inputs and outputs' in software.

    June 19, 2016

  • a man's facial
    because some guys exfoliate

    June 19, 2016

  • cameras - refers to a digital SLR camera without the "R" which was the mirror that would reflect light to a pentaprism and flip out of the way when you took a picture.

    June 18, 2016

  • electronics - to reduce voltage.  convert to a lower voltage

    June 18, 2016

  • I read it as "me I.R.L."

    June 18, 2016

  • spotted in email from my local art gallery
    " View the Picasso exhibition as part of an animateur guided tour to gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between Picasso and his six muses."

    June 18, 2016

  • abbreviation of "me, in real life"

    June 17, 2016

  • abbreviation for 'in real life'
    versus an online persona.

    June 17, 2016

  • emoticon for 'corner peek'

    June 17, 2016

  • one nickname for McMurdo station in Antarctica
    other towns use this nickname as well.

    June 16, 2016

  • I originally heard this word in the Graphics Arts printing industry where a techie was telling of how a customer wanted the prints to 'pop'.
    In printing, techies work with things like imaging exposure, focus, calibration curves. 'pop' is something that isn't defined by engineering standards.. it's more subjective.

    June 16, 2016

  • starting to see this term on youtube.. basically a video clip which catches the viewer off guard with an unexpected scare. Boo! also jump scare

    June 16, 2016

  • on reddit, brigading is where you rally up a group of people to upvote or downvote another reddit, user, or set of comments they posted.

    a group of people who perform this is a brigade

    June 15, 2016

  • Early name for a breathalyzer - blood alcohol content tester.

    June 14, 2016

  • Literally from today's weather report.

    June 14, 2016

  • a raccoon

    June 14, 2016

  • recycled water

    June 14, 2016

  • I'm just picturing the energy drink commercial.

    June 14, 2016

  • Spotted in the wiktionary entry... "sorry. Your browser... JavaScript enabled .. "

    June 13, 2016

  • Short for Twitter the app, or the verb to tweet. twit and snap

    June 13, 2016

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