stew commented on the word fatberg
"'Total monster': fatberg blocks London sewage system" - The Guardian 2017-09-12
September 13, 2017
stew commented on the word nothingburger
ahh look at this!: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/nothing-burger
August 17, 2017
stew commented on the word nothing-burger
stew commented on the word pubcrawl
Certainly "pub crawl" is in the common lexicon, but I do find the single word "pubcrawl" being used as a verb as far back as 1964 in the NY: http://www.nytimes.com/1964/04/24/birrell-ends-exile-of-7-years.html?mcubz=0
stew commented on the word adorkable
Cute in an off-beat way, My mother-in-law insists that this quality is embodied by a corgi.
January 19, 2013
stew commented on the word brostep
pejorative portmanteau of 'bro' and 'dubstep' which refers to (typically American?) dubstep which is particularly formulaic and perhaps soulless.
December 14, 2012
stew commented on the word circ
Used by knitters as a shortened form of "circular needles", which is a pair of knitting needles joined by a flexible cable.
stew commented on the word ruh-roh
Interjection which is colloquially known as a derivative of "uh-oh" as spoken by the "Scooby-Doo" cartoon character.
December 12, 2012
stew commented on the word PEBCAK
I always preferred "PICNIC" for "Problem In Chair, Not In Computer".
December 7, 2012
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