A skateboarding trick in which the skater bends his/her legs and body to one side and grabs the bottom of the board.
So called because from the front or back, the skater's pose is a similar shape to the country or Japan.
Jack did an ollie
off the half-pipe
and followed up with a japan, then a 360
Somebody famous for being famous.
The dramatic events and controversy that follow a surprising, important change, statement, or revelation.
Derived from the name for the radioactive particles that fall from the sky for some time after a nuclear explosion.
After the prime minister revealed he had been working alongside the banks in actions which precipitated the current economic crisis, there was massive fallout which resulted in a general election.
The president and cabinet were forced to resign due to the fallout after an insider leaked secret files to WikiLeaks
Stands for Pay As You Earn.
1: A form of taxation where tax is deducted from your paycheque before you even get it.
2: In Celtic Tiger
Ireland, a term of derision for people who do proper work for reasonable pay, instead of making silly money trading in stocks or property or doing weird things with money involving multiple bank accounts and mortgages.
You work as an electrician? That's a bit PAYE, isn't it?
A woman who is only romantically interested in men and whose emotional interest in women does not go beyond friendship, but who kisses and has sex with other women for fun and enjoyment.
Kevin, I have bad news! I just saw Jessica cheating on you!
What? With who?
Oh, that's OK. Jessica's a heterosexual lesbian, and we've agreed it's OK for her to sleep with other girls. Sometimes she lets me join in.
A situation in which your wages or salary is less than your day-to-day expenses.
Let's see, I make €400 a week after tax. Rent is €100, food is €50, gas is €50, insurance is €150 all told, electricity is €75...crap, negative income! Better cut back on something.
Acronym for "Sorry honey, it's Thursday." Used when someone says "TGIF" a day early.
A blonde gets into an elevator and sighs "TGIF!"
The brunette already in the elevator shakes her head and says "SHIT".
The blonde says, slowly and carefully, "T.G.I.F."
The brunette insistently says "S.H.I.T."
The blonde says "TGIF stands for 'Thank goodness it's Friday, you idiot!"
The brunette responds "I know. SHIT stands for 'sorry honey, it's Thursday'."