When something is not shipshape, i.e. it is in bad shape, is disorderly or untidy.
John: Boy, things aren't looking great over in Greece.
Sam: Yeah, their economy isn't in great condition.
John: More like shitshape condition.
November 12, 2011
The ill-effects one has after eating very hot or spicy food; food blowback which burns.
Dude, I had such burnback after that curry I had last night, no-one could go in the bathroom for the rest of the day.
Someone who tries to get you to become friends with their friends.
Phil is such a friend pusher. I went to a bar last night to have a quiet drink with him and he had also invited these friends of his he keeps on saying I'll get along with.
A positive review you give to a movie, book, TV series or CD that you don't like but which a friend has recommended to you, usually because you don't want to hurt their feelings.
Rod: I watched that movie The Departed last night which John lent me.
Tom: What did you think?
Rod: I hated it.
Tom: Oh boy, he loves that movie. What did you tell him?
Rod: I told him it was great.
Tom: You gave it a friendly review, huh?
Rod: Yeah, you know what he’s like.