Variant of kthxbye
, but with a mordant edge.
The original term kthxbye
(okay, thanks, bye) is generally used to terminate a (n online) conversation in a quick manner, often with slight insult to the other party. The implication is that the other person is not even worth talking to.
is like that, only more so, and with an added death wish.
Obi wan Kenobi
: You can't win, Darth--if you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.
A dip/spread (commonly eaten on pita
bread) made from mushed chickpeas, garlic, and lemon juice. Believed to have originated in the Middle East, it is popular in America with vegetarians and college students (no one else seems to know it exists.) It's quite good, and has a nice zing to it--delicious with lime tortilla chips.
Also spelled humus
), although this spelling can also refer to decaying plant or animal matter. When writing appetiser menus for formal banquets (especially those banquets including guests familar with horticulture), it is probably best to stick with H-U-M-M-U-S. (Though you must admit, H-U-M-U-S is bound to get a priceless reaction or two.)
First Horticulturist: Mmm, this spread is delicious. What is it?
Second Horticulturist: *check menu* ...Humus.
*the pair exchange looks of horror and faint dead away*
Passing College Student: *eats remaining hummus*
--20% fewer letters, same great pronunciation!
Used to describe a new product or trend that is healthier, cheaper, or wussier (but rarely all three) than the original.
See Miller Lite
, Kazaa Lite
, lite rock
In its proper use, lite
should appear AFTER the noun it is modifying. This gives the term an appropriately quirky
Interjection. Similar to: alrighty
Mild & amiable in tone. Used in affirmation, agreement, or as a pleased reaction to something.
Often used as a reply to the word "awesome."
Brad: Want to go into the creepy haunted house with me?
Janet: Awesome possum.
One of those rare and wonderful words that means exactly what it sounds like. There is no word more onomatopoeic
Also, a one-word admonition to Robert for being tardy to a seventies dance party.
I'm all discombobulated.
Disco? Mm, Bob--you late.
A word placed randomly in sentences, purported to instill fear or uneasiness in the reader. Its use generally references a conspiracy or parody thereof.
Popularised by the Illuminatus! trilogy by Roberts Shea and Winston.
Not to be confused with fjord
, those elegant creations of Slartibartfast
from the Hitchhiker's Guide "Trilogy."
Fnord is evaporated herbal tea without the herbs.
Military phrase, used to denote readiness.
'We're good to go'=we're ready for action.
Good to go, lock and load
I dont' know, but I've been told.