word of the day: November 24, 2008
Only eating Vegatables because you can't afford to buy meat.
He used to be an Economic Vegetarian but then he got a better job and can afford to buy steak.
"I decided to not make meatballs for Jennifer's party and replace it with a cream cheese dip because meatballs is fexpensive and she's just not worth 10 dollars"
a person with a healthy addiction to the finer things in life
Sarah's closet is stocked with Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, and Manolo Blahnik shoes. She is SUCH a luxaholic!
I couldn't stop myself from buying the latest Chanel. What can I say?! I'm a total luxaholic.
When affluent consumers feel it's necessary to conceal their exorbitant purchases to others, especially in a weak economy.
Bruno felt guilty for purchasing a new Ford GT while many of his co-workers were losing their jobs. Now the GT stays parked in the garage while Bruno drives his Pinto to work. Bruno is experiencing a clear case of "luxury shame". Damn this recession!
Opium is a black sticky tar. The "latex" or "sap" that can be harvested from certain species of Poppy plants.
It contains over a dozen drugs.
To name a few:
By making a few slight scrapes around the mature seed pod, the white latex will beging to drain.
In a few hours it will have dried into a black tar. That is the unrefined opium.
This process is typically repeated several times.
In countries such as Iran, Holland, Romania, and many others, large amounts are harvested for medical purposes.
In many other cases it is used for the purpose of creating the illegal substance heroin in mass quantity.
As they say in the hills of Thailand/Burma, "Anybody who smokes more than three pipes of opium a day is an addict."
Recession is the decline in a country's gross domestic product (GDP), or negative real economic growth, for two or more successive quarters of a year. The term recession
, however, has been utilized in recent decades by politicians to distort the economic outlook and reframe in more positive terms rather than have to address the looming economic depression
Ralph: Dude, the feds just lowered interest rates and backed a takeover of a large investment bank after acknowledging that we might be in a recession.
Ted: This recession's been going on since Bush took over. How long until we call it an economic depression
General malaise about the recession that leads you to spend more money or engage in other acts to try to forget about your personal financial woes in this economy.
I have Recession Depression so bad. All I want to do is go to Best Buy today and charge a Wii.
A person who evokes being affected by the recession because it's the 'in' thing to do, especially if they have no real need to. They may even pay more for the privilege of having just the right down-market accessories or habits. (Reference the evolution of the hipster.)
We're going to Mel's Diner tonight. The decor's a little shabby, you know with the recession and all, but they have the most fabulous oysters served in replica sardine tins.
Keira Knightly is such a recessionista -- check out this story about her renting shoes! http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2009/03/25/keira_knightley_saves_money_buy_renting_
another name for Richmond, California.
im about to hit Hilltop Mall in the Rich.