Some funny newly coined words and phrases not yet in the dictionary

Abandonware Software no longer supported by its publisher

Abroadies Foreigners

Administrivia The pointless emails and paperwork sent by official departments

Advertorial When a company pays to have a good story written about them

Afterclap Sound of someone applauding when everyone else has stopped

Alpha Geek The most knowledgeable, technically proficient person in a workplace

Ambitchous Striving to be the meanest and most unpleasant person

Arachnoleptic Fit Frantic dance performed after you've just walked through a spider's web

Askhole Someone who continually seeks advice

Automagically Happening automatically, but also as if by magic

Baby Catcher A midwife

Bashtag Word preceded by a hash sign (#) used on Twitter to criticise others

Beaulicous Describes something that looks and tastes good

Bedgasm Feeling of euphoria when retiring for the night

Beerboarding Extracting information from someone when they're drunk

Bitchery Whining and complaining conversation

Blamestorming Group discussion to assign responsibility for a failure or mistake

Blogosphere The world or domain of bloggers

Body Nazis Fanatics who look down on anyone who doesn't work out obsessively

Bresilient Strong and sophisticated

Bridezilla Extremely spoiled and domineering woman on her wedding day

Cakeday Birthday or the day when someone opened an online account

Carcolepsy Condition where a passenger falls asleep as soon as the vehicle starts moving

Cashtration The purchase of something that renders you financially impotent

Caterpallor The colour you turn after finding half a grub in the fruit you're eating

Cellfish Being inconsiderate to others while talking on your mobile phone

Chairdrobe Item of furniture used to store clothes instead of the closet

Chilax To calm down

Cube Farm An office filled with cubicles

Dadventure Going out on a fun activity with your father

Damntastic Exceptional

Decafalon Gruelling event of consuming only things that are good for you

Destinesia When you forget where you're going

Dopeler Effect Tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly

Doppelbanger Someone having sex with a person who looks just like them

Double Bagger A person so ugly that they need two bags over their head during sex

Dudevorce When two guys end their friendship

Eargasm A pleasant auditory experience

Ego Surfer Someone who searches for themselves on the internet

E-love People infatuated with each other after only ever meeting online

Errorist One who repeatedly makes mistakes or is always wrong




Flight Risk





Go Global

Going Postal






Idea Hamsters




Kmart Express

Label Whore



Mouse Potato

Wearing great looking mascara

Browsing on Facebook

Camera worn on the head of a police dog

Employees who are suspected of planning to leave the company soon

Lying about yourself for the purpose of getting laid

The belief that, after death, the soul flies up onto the roof and stays there

Vandalism spray-painted very, very high

All talk and no action

To put on a lot weight

Being totally stressed out and losing it

Someone who breaks into computer systems for a political cause

Person who discriminates against the colour of people's hair

Incredibly irritated due to lack of food

Former gay female who is now in a heterosexual relationship

Completely ignoring your friends in favour of your boyfriend/girlfirend

People who always seem to have their idea generators running

Adding something to a conversation or document just to confuse people

Annoying entertainment that you can't stop watching

Sound of a cash register opening used to show satisfaction

A cheap tart

Someone who will only wear brand name clothing

Going out alone to a movie or restaurant

Someone who spends all their time and money on their appearance

The online, wired generation's answer to the couch potato 








Funny error in speech like something your grandmother would say

Worthless small talk

Tiny fraction of time in which you realise you’ve just made a big mistake

A degenerate disease

One who is embarrassed to undress in front of a household pet

Dialing a number and forgetting who you were calling just as they answer

Confusion when hearing a phone ringing and wondering if it’s yours or not


To come back to life as a hillbilly


Seagull Manager

Starter Marriage


Stress Puppy

The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and those that don't get it

One who flies in, makes a lot of noise, shits on everything and then leaves

Brief first marriage that ends in divorce, no kids, no property and no regrets

A holiday spent at home
A person who seems to thrive on being anxious and whiny







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Flakes of peeling skin from a sunburn

Always letting the phone ring a couple of times before picking up

Feeling of anticipation when waiting for the response to a message

One who expresses feelings via text messages not personal interaction

Thunder, lightning, wind and heavy rain

Hacker slang for documentation or other printed material, such as books

High social standing on Twitter

Person who retweets every single post sent by someone they follow

An argument carried out on Twitter

A sexual relationship as in "this is Dale, my…um…friend."

Fail to get a victory

To be fired by a computer company

Learning something that makes you dumber

A moving staircase

Virus of the Mind A false belief system that screws you up

Word Of Mouse How information gets passed around in the digital age

Xerox Subsidy Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's workplace

Youniverse The world of an extremely vain and self-centred person

Yuppie Coupons Money from an ATM

Zerox A photocopy with a typographical error on it