the most polite way possible to swear
Emilio Post: I'm leaving you for your best friend.
Emily Post: Oh buttock.
There seems to be a fair number of gourmet gals and chefly men in this
, so tell me: what's a date meal that's easy, but looks impressive?
a pattern of repudiating speech. e.g.
? We don't need no stinking/focking Foo! Popularized by the movie "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" and later "Blazing Saddles". Often said with a guttural Mexican accent.
Helmet? I don't need no stinking helmet!
for computer master. Used several times in "Slumdog Millionaire" by the gameshow host. Ji after a name is a Hindi term of respect.
A more flattering moniker than "hey
Could you please show me how to archive my email, computer ji?
swiping your armpits with wet washcloth instead of showering in a
attempt to mask
that’s too overpowering to be hidden by deodorant alone.
As I was rushing out of the house, I took a whiff of my
and nearly keeled over. After doing the washcloth boogaloo and a slash of deodorant, I was on my way.
The distinctive earbuds associated with the Apple
. iPods are easy to pick out because of their white earphones and are popular on the black market making them more likely to be stolen. aka
iPod Users are easy to spot, sporting the white ear buds, often referred to as mug me earphones.
- The Globe and Mail (Canada), November 15, 2008
1. an archaic word used by
that means a blend word. A word formed by combining parts of two words
2. a two-compartment suitcase that has not been manufactured since the 1800s.
1. Wikipedia is a portmanteau of the words "wienie" and "encyclopedia".
2. I wonder if the luggage museum has a portmanteau?
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