12 definitions by railtracksurvivor

Food cooked in a micro-wave oven, but sold for profit in, for example, a pub. Particularly applicable where the menu puffs the food - 'scrumptious' 'lip-smacking', etc. Contrasts with 'home-made', which at least implies that the food was cooked from basic ingredients.
'The food at this pub is ping cuisine, and over-priced to boot,' said Bish, memorably.
by railtracksurvivor December 29, 2006
Getting your revenge in first.
Do unto him before he can do unto you, if you like.
A guy looks at you nastily across a rugby scrum; next maul, you tear his ear off, before he does the same, or worse, to you. You have completed pretaliation. Anything he does after that is retaliation, which referees always come down on harder than on the original malefactor.
"Did you see Tonto get his pretaliation in on that mean-looking winger?"
"Yeah, he'll be counting his ribs for a month! What a kick! Bet Tonto keeps out of his way for the rest of the game, though!"
by railtracksurvivor October 17, 2007
Three accepted meanings:

1 A unit of brightness of nebulae. A nebula is a cloud-like object visible in the night sky, using a telescope or binoculars; think milky squished star. It - a Crab - is, by definition, equal to the brightness of the Crab Nebula, which was seen as a supernova in 1054 A.D., by Chinese and Arab astronomers; also known as the nebula M1 (Messier1).
A Crab has a sub-division millicrab, which any half-competent student of the metric system will be able to tell you is a thousandth-part of a Crab.

2 A hard-shelled crustacean, with a body generally wider than it is long, two pincers, and a wide variation in size, ranging from pea-crabs, about the size of the eponymous vegetable - to spider crabs, which have a claw span of three or four metres/yards in large (= old) specimens.

3 Pubic lice. This indicates that you may not have been too careful aboutyour fuck-buddies.
1 The new nebula is about five hundred and twenty millicrabs - say half the brightness of the Crab Nebula - said the little blonde astronomer; plainly, she didn't seek to sensationalise this new discovery.

2 Crabs can be caught in many coastal waters - but be careful picking them up, as they can nip.

3 'That damned soccer-jock gave me crabs - he must have shagged Brutus last week!' said Pandora with resignation, whilst counting her plentiful takings.
by railtracksurvivor May 01, 2009
A language, derived from English (or English-English, American-English etc. etc. ad nauseam).
This is the de facto language of international commerce, finance, shipping, aviation, the web, etc.
It has many dialects.
Chinglish, Singlish, Franglais and Spanglish spring to mind.
Acccents include Canadian - which might be boring, Strine, Kiwi, Estuary, Scouse, Cockney and Hindglish.
There is one recognised speech impediment
- this is known as geordie
If you understand this, you understand World.
by Railtracksurvivor February 21, 2009
Not able to be disproven by the end of the interview.
Gordon said, "I have a credible plan to reduce debt while also improving public services"; the interviewer lifted his eyebrows.
What Gordon meant was, "I am going to be thrown out next year, and I'm going to further ruin the country so that whoever gets in, even an Etonian, will have to make terrible cuts to expenditure - and my mates will soon be back in with all the perks, expenses etc. they can muster! In the two minutes remaining of this interview you can't prove my wheeze will never work; and so I get the benefit of the doubt, at least from those to whom an extra £3,000 of government debt, per person in the UK, run up in the last six months - to be paid for by taxpayers (none of whom will vote for me anyhow), over the next ten years - matters.Big government rules - the man or woman from Whitehall really does know best how to spend your money - all of it. But this year's tax return will be simple. "Box A - write your income from all sources for 2009-10; Box B, the amount - exactly the same as in Box A - for which your cheque to HM Revenue and Customs is attached. Please include, also, a pound of flesh."
by Railtracksurvivor July 01, 2009
To foretell - accurately.
A regular verb.
Just as remember is in the past - after an event looking back, so premember is something you do before an event, looking ahead.
Just as the French have a phrase 'deja vu' we English use premember; so - "Shall we premember the score of tonight's big match?"
or
"There he sits, premembering his order at the chip shop."
"Yeah, and I'll have a large cod with vinegar, no salt; d'you reckon he'll premember that?"
by railtracksurvivor October 04, 2008
Freddie Mercury at LiveAid, 1985.
Has there ever been a performance to compare?
"That YouTube vid of Mercury is godrock!"
Sound, Mate - but anyone else qualifies?"
"Nah - that was the definitve Godrock"
by railtracksurvivor April 26, 2008

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