Novel grammatical structure indicating "I always like" something. Kinda like the middle voice in ancient Greek. Frequently used in reference to a love object, or favorite band.
When I asked her what she wanted for breakfast, Kate stirred and said, "Mmm, I love me some scrambled eggs!"
"Oh, I'd love me some Beyonce, you bet!" said Kyle.
Probably not the best, but what the hell, at least we got the job done to minimally acceptable standards.
Max: "Hey, you done trimming those shrubs?"
Minnie: "I don't know, they look a little uneven yet..."
Max: "Nah, that's good enough for government work, let's go get a beer!"
To engage in a show of unity and harmony with one's opponents or enemies; frequently used in a disparaging or sarcastic sense
"Well, we're not going to sit around the campfire, hold hands and sing Kumbaya, that's for damn sure!"
Abbreviated use of the phrases "because of (noun)" or "because it's (adjective)"
"Why'd you go to her party, if you don't like her?"
"I must have this new gadget! Why? Because awesome!"
In George Orwell
's novel 1984
, an organization for young people that advocated complete celibacy for both sexes. The Party
intends to abolish the institution of the family, so all children will be the products of artificial insemination and grow up in public institutions. Members wear red sashes around their waists. Julia, Winston Smith
's lover, is a member of the Junior Anti-Sex League, though she does not share their ideals.
By extension, the conservative & repressive forces in society that support ideals of celibacy
"Damn, those Taliban
, they're just like an Islamic Junior Anti-Sex League!"
(q.v.), which has lost its frothy quality and become all crusty and scaly. Very difficult to remove.
"Damn, I shouldn't have drunk so much at the orgy last night - I overslept, and now all this santorum has turned to scalia - Ouch!"
1. A declaration of complete approval, usually said after listing several qualities of the thing being approved; frequently used in an ironic or sarcastic sense. Popularized by sitcoms like Friends
2. Title of a Hannah Montana
"He's tall, he's sweet, has a great sense of humor, and he has a great job - what's not to like?"
"Upset? Why would I be upset? We've totaled the car, we can't get out, we wrecked an orphanage, the cops are on the way, and we've got 3 kilos in the trunk! I mean, what's not to like?"
Ross: It tastes like feet!
Joey Tribbiani: Well, I like it.
Ross: Are you kidding?
Joey Tribbiani: I mean, what's not to like? Custard, good. Jam, good. Meat, good!