The term is derived from a misunderstanding English boys had in a tent one night, in Costa Brava, Spain. Since then, the term has took off and is getting used more and more frequently!
Beth: "My shed needs waxing, if I'm to wear a tight bikini!"
Man, these parts are crazy hard. I need to go shed them.
I've been shedding all week Michael Brecker's pentatonic concepts. You've been warned.
A popular choice of the acned teen as their first "wheels", sheds are often "done up" with bits of nasty body kit, aftermarket exhausts and - in urban settings - a thumping uprated music system.
Shed owners often can't afford to put petrol in their cars so are commonly spotted on Friday nights meeting other non-driving shed owners in supermarket car parks to exchange advice on the best make of gaffer tape to stop bits of chrome and trim falling off their creations.
See also acronym SOTW (Shed of the Week), a popular spot on the Barry Boys web site.
Kev: "58 plate Saxo." "Tmoz I'm gunna slam it and install a sub the size of your sista's ass".
Gav: "Too sweet, I thought you were gunna get a Shed like a 106 ... needin an air dam for the front though"
Kev: "Already ordered, as well as some pimpin side rails".
Gav: "OMG ... your ride FTW"