BLAMESTORMING - Sitting round in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.
SITCOM - Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage. What yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay homewith the kids or start a "home business."
SINBAD - Single income, no boyfriend and desperate.
GOING FOR A McSHIT - Entering a fast food restaurant with no intention of buying food, you're just going to the bog. If challenged by a pimply staff member, your declaration to them that you'll buy their food afterwards is known as a McShit with Lies.
JOHNNY-NO-STARS - A young man of substandard intelligence, the typical adolescent whoworks in a burger restaurant. The 'no-stars' comes from the badges displaying stars that staff at fast-food restaurants often wear to showtheir level of training.
TART FUEL - Bottled premixed spirits, regularly consumed by young women.
16 January 2007
Brushing Up on New Language
Try dropping one in conversation daily: