An individual with an unbreakable habit.
Although this definition is based on a state supreme court case in which a dog was sentenced to death for raiding a chicken coup, the term is most commonly used as a metaphor.
You'll never get that egg-sucking dog Rush off his oxy.
Very Serious Person
A derisive attribution used to mockingly describe persons deemed sincere or trustworthy by popular media narratives, even when their opinions or positions may be factually in doubt.
Typically used in describing politicians, news media, editorial writers, etc.
Coined by economist Paul Krugman
in characterizing Washington Post (WaPo
) contributors as ill-informed or malicious in their approach to economic policy.
Before and during the Great Recession
, VSP wisdom assured us that the housing market would continue to grow exponentially forever.
phonaphones are words which can spelled using the same combination of letters on a touch-tone telephone.
'good' is a phonaphone of 'home'.
On a telephone keypad, both are spelled '4663'.
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