New words for 2010

Some of the more interesting recent additions to the English language:

Testiculating – Waving your arms around and talking bollocks.

Blamestorming – Sitting round in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible.


Seagull manager – A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on everything and then flies out.

Salmon Day – The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die.

Cube Farm – An office filled with cubicles.

Prairie Dogging – When someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm and people’s heads pop up over the walls to see what’s going on. (This also applies to applause for a promotion because there may be cake.)

prairie dogging

Salad dodger – An excellent phrase for an overweight person.

Swamp donkey – A deeply unattractive person..

Aeroplane blonde – One who has bleached/dyed her hair but still has a ‘black box’.

Percussive Maintenance – The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again.

Oh-No Second – That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that you’ve just made a BIG mistake. (e.g. You’ve hit ‘reply all’).

Greyhound – A very short skirt, only an inch from the hare.

Millennium Domes – The contents of a Wonderbra, I.e. Extremely impressive when viewed from the outside but there’s actually naught in there worth seeing.

Monkey Bath – A bath so hot, that when lowering yourself in, you go: ‘Oo! Oo! Oo! Aa! Aa! Aa!’.

Mystery Bus – The bus that arrives at the pub on Friday night while you’re in the toilet after your 10th pint and whisks away all the unattractive people so the pub is suddenly packed with stunners when you come back in.

A bit too long maybe

A bit too long maybe

Tramp Stamp – Tattoo on a female’s back.

Picasso Bum – A woman whose knickers are too small for her, so she looks like she’s got 4 buttocks.

Tart fuel – Bottled premixed spirits, regularly consumed by young women.

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