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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Nov 2018, 9:00pm

brynpoeth wrote:TDS
Tragedy of drive-shopping (brynpoeth)
Encouraged by town planners who create clusters of food stores

Someone explained why: the big stores try to devour the little stores, then they try to devour each other, like insects crawling over a carcass
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 28 Nov 2018, 5:38pm

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 1 Dec 2018, 8:25pm

Dino
Deal in name only

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The -best- deal. The only deal :?
Dealing has to do with playing cards and games of chance I think :?
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Dec 2018, 9:03pm

OTP
Off the peg, refers to frames, alternative: customised or tailored
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Cunobelin » 4 Dec 2018, 6:06am

Not from here...

Travelling with friends an their young daughter on the Motorway, when she asks for the toilet. We explain Services in about 20 mins.

She says "But I'm Turtling"

I had never heard the phrase, but apparently it refers to when a turtle starts popping its head out of shell

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 11 Dec 2018, 1:25pm

PurgaTory

State somewhere between being half-in and half-out the EU
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Bonefishblues » 11 Dec 2018, 1:27pm

Cunobelin wrote:Not from here...

Travelling with friends an their young daughter on the Motorway, when she asks for the toilet. We explain Services in about 20 mins.

She says "But I'm Turtling"

I had never heard the phrase, but apparently it refers to when a turtle starts popping its head out of shell

See also Prairie Dogging
https://youtu.be/YNxtPl7SaDQ

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Dec 2018, 5:20pm

Cumbersomes

Cycles with wheels bigger than 20"

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Jan 2019, 2:23pm

CGOAB
Crazy Girl/Guy On A Bike
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 3 Jan 2019, 2:52pm

Jusqu'au-boutisme (French)
Carrying on to the end, refusing to recognise one has lost. Or won

Used by John Lichfield, the Guardian 11.12.2018
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby Audax67 » 4 Jan 2019, 8:52am

A very old one: the stiffords. Comes from Sir Richard Stafford Cripps, whose surname with the vowels swapped round denoted the condition noted above as turtling. As in Do hurry up in there, I've got the stiffords.
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 13 Jan 2019, 8:43pm

TBC
Taking back control of National Destiny

Tbc
A big disease with a little name
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 14 Jan 2019, 8:15pm

brynpoeth wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:TDS
Tragedy of drive-shopping (brynpoeth)
Encouraged by town planners who create clusters of food stores

Someone explained why: the big stores try to devour the little stores, then they try to devour each other, like insects crawling over a carcass

There is an awful cluster of four stores near me but they are not so close together because the car parks are huge, it is a long walk to adli
A fifth store just opened in the train station nearby, there is an organic food store too :?
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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby mercalia » 16 Jan 2019, 10:26am

I see he Sun coined a new word Brextinct to describes May's deal

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Re: New words/vocab on these fora

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Jan 2019, 9:25am

Wenglish
Language spoken in Wales from Shotton, Wrecsam, Croesoswallt, Maesyfed to Casnewydd Gwent
Many varieties, also heard in Amwythig and elsewhere

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