175 definitions by al-in-chgo

Roughousing, sometimes mock-wrestling, usually between two boys of similar age. "Horseplay" at first glance looks like actual fighting or wrestling until the more playful "fooling around" element become visible, but horseplay sometimes can deteriorate into real fighting.

A Midwestern urban regionalism means the same but includes a "get your back" connotation: grabass. No one considers that homoerotic.
"I told you, boys, no horseplay standing in line. You're not getting into the theater if you don't stop fooling around like that."
by al-in-chgo August 18, 2010
1. Tending to provoke or cause controversy by its nature.

2. A cliche the media use to add intrigue or entertainment value to a cultural manifestation or event that is singularly lacking in zest or inherent fascination.

3. Proceeding from 2., sometimes a semiotic code word used by the media to indicate osentible deviance, such as being homosexual or homosexuality, implying (perhaps unwittingly) that the event or person(s) at hand have a lurid background by definition.
1. "It seems that abortion is controversial no matter what a person says about it."

2. "Today we're going to interview Dr. Judah Wellness, whose new book THINK YOURSELF THINNER has become quite controversial."

3. "The TV color commentators keep calling that figure-skater controversial, but where's the controversy? He himself is quite open about being gay and doesn't seem to have a problem with it. I mean, everyone he knows, knows that he's gay."


"I agree, the use of "controversial" just seems a way to add spice; especially since coming out of the closet hasn't hurt him or his career. What is so sad is that so often, the media people are usually very au courant and sophisticated, and know darn well when they are using that tag in a hypocritical way."
by al-in-chgo February 21, 2010
A Hanna-Barbera canine cartoon saying for "Uh-oh," beginning with THE JETSONS' Astro (1962) and continuing with Scooby-Doo in the Seventies.

Astro tended to speak a kind of English except that words with beginning consonants were replaced with an "R," and "R" was inserted in front of vowels.

Scooby-Doo was less fluent, but was given "Ruh-roh" as a kind of running gag when things were going bad.

Now "Ruh-roh" is sometimes used as a jocular trope where dogs are concerned, as in a recent news story about a dog who was accidentally released by Air Canada from his cage at the San Francisco airport. Rough meaning: "I goofed" or "I'm in trouble."
"Astro, if you don't stop that you're going to be in big trouble."


"Alright Astro, you asked for it, no outdoor privileges all weekend."

"Raw, Rorge!"
by al-in-chgo October 11, 2013
An extension of the relaxed dress code for adults that prevails in some offices on Friday, "Casual Friday" for public-school students means either: going without underwear on Fridays, or (boys only) wearing a jockstrap instead of underwear.

"What are you wearing to school for 'Casual Friday'"?

"That's for me to know and you to find out."

(speaker almost gets pantsed.)

"Okay, okay. I'm wearing my favorite orange jockstrap. How about you?"

by al-in-chgo March 12, 2010
A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax . . . sometimes a very funny turn of phrase.
So what's a "paraprosdokian"?

"Like this: I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness."

"I don't get it"-

"Okay, how about: Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience."

"You mean, something like: I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car."

by al-in-chgo September 17, 2010
Three definitions:

1. Mock fighting or wrestling, horseplay, slapping, or grab-assing, usually indulged in by immature boys.

2. Adults who evade work responsibility by indulging in tomfoolery or idle socializing when there is work to be done.

3. Current euphemism for "have sex," having replaced "make love" about 25-30 years ago. "Fooling around" connotes sexual foreplay which may or may not lead to deliberate intercourse depending on the couple's tradition and current opportunity.

1-"Boys, if you don't stop that fooling around back there, I'm gonna turn this van around and we'll all go home."

2-"The phone was ringing, and where were the front-office employees? In the break room, fooling around as usual."

3-"There's nothing on TV and the kids are asleep. Feel like fooling around?"
by al-in-chgo August 18, 2010
A deliberate and deliberately visible cumshot performed for (hardcore) pornography. The money shot almost always involves male ejaculation on his partner's body:

1. In heterosexual porn, ejaculation might take place on the woman's face, breasts, or on her back or (especially at the climax of anal sex) butt crevasse;

2. In gay porn, at the climax of intercourse, ejaculation might take place on the other man's face or chest (especially when the "top" masturbates himself a good deal); but when the video or photo is given over to anal intercourse, more often than not ejaculation takes place on the small of the bottom's back, very close to the entry and exit point of such anal intercourse.

In both cases the money shot, no matter how unrealistic in terms of how actual people climax their sex, is a staple of the genre because it shows the male (or "top") getting his satisfaction; otherwise, how could we tell?

Also called "splatter shot".
"I saw a nice Brazilian gay porn flick yesterday. Such beautiful guys, who the vid says are lovers in real life."

"Was there a money shot?"

"Sure there was. Top cummed on bottom's back, just like you'd expect."
by al-in-chgo March 12, 2010

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