My ex-friend Anne Rubinstein, the painter, once said, "I love paint! I'd eat it if I could." I'm the same with words. I love them so much, I don't mind when I have to eat them.
The American Dialect Society voted "truthiness" the word best describing 2005, while "podcast" was voted the most useful word of 2005. "Whale tail" describes a thong riding up over a girl's (hopefully) pants, while "muffin top" describes what happens when someone's overoptimistic about their waist measurement.
And, of course, there's "jump the couch."Here's the press release,
rewritten as an AP article; here's the full download
. It never hurts to be hep to the jive.
Your two links are the same. I suppose you meant the nominee list for the second link.
It's sad the public is so conservative about Cruise's emotional gushing.If not, we could say use Cruiselex with a positive meaning such as: Cruisaizy in love or feeling like jumping the couch.
I think people would have accepted Jim Carrie as a couch jumper.After all he's not short.
I saw him tumble over Leno's armchair a few nights ago.
JARGON WATCH: My ex-friend Anne Rubinstein, the painter, once said, "I love paint! I'd eat it if I could."
Scary fact: some artists living in Leningrad when the city was blockaded during WWII did eat paint to survive. Strange the things you learn doing research.
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