A habitual user of marijuana
who does not conform to the common stereotypes; a regular pot
user who does not refer to him or herself as a pothead
Usually distinguished from a stoner
in that the THC enthusiast has a job, goals, and art on their walls portraying something other than Bob Marley
Person who doesn't grasp the difference: "You smoke every day? You're such a stoner
Person who does: "What do you mean? I have a degree and a better job than yours. I'm not some filthy hippie
, I'm just a THC enthusiast."
An online current events and culture magazine currently owned by the Washington Post. Slate features a wide variety of columns and articles (The Explainer, Dear Prudence, The Green Lantern) as well as a number of blogs such as The XX Factor and Kausfiles. Slate is known for its humorous, often irreverent style, and has acknowledged its own liberal
bias and contrarian tendencies. Often highlights events and legislation which are largely passed over by the mainstream newsmedia. Originally adopted a "liberal hawk" stance on the US invasion of Iraq
, but has since become increasingly critical of the occupation's management. Slate updates continuously with new articles and features added throughout the week.
The hand maintained by a cat owner who is allergic to cats. The cat owner must be careful to use the cat hand only for touching the cats or risk a terrible allergic reaction. Hand washing will return the cat hand to regular-hand status.
Guy 1: Dude, what happened to your face? Did you get stung by a bee? Like, in the eyeball?
Guy 2: Nah, I just had an itch and accidentally scratched with my cat hand.
Pronounced "plan to".
A planned sex partner. Often a person from out of town, with whom one has not actually slept but "plans to" upon one's next visit.
Guy 1: I haven't had sex in months.
Guy 2: Should I tell that skank
to come talk to you?
Guy 1: Nah, it's cool. I'm visiting my hometown soon, and I have a planto I can take to a hotel room if I get desperate
A modern-day ailment unique to the exceptionally well-informed, especially as pertains to followers of current events. Those afflicted with source fatigue suffer the inability to name a direct source for something they bring up in conversation. In most cases the afflicted will emphasize their certainty that they are quoting a reliable source, although they cannot name a specific one.
Joe: "I saw the funniest news story today. A squirrel chewed into a power line, burst into flames, then fell down directly onto a new car. It rolled into the engine and blew the car up. I think it broke my ability to laugh."
John: "No way. Uh-uh. Where did you read that?"
Joe: "Oh, it was... um... I think it was from NPR or something. Or, um. Maybe... uh, Fark? No, no, I think it came in my email. Or... huh. Shit. I'm not sure, but I know it was for real.
John: Sounds like a bad case of source fatigue.
Another name for the dreaded "red circle of death" error light associated with the Xbox 360.
Directly translates from French as "the red circus".
A neologism attributed to Tycho from Penny Arcade.
Gamer 1: Why weren't you gaming last night?
Gamer 2: I don't know what happened. I saw Le Cirque Rouge, then a puff of smoke, and my Xbox was done for.