Buzzwords

#1

Thread for obscure/rarely used words that pop up and meander their way into the National Consciousness in 2010.

  1. Grit
#2

auld stock

#3

clunge

I have to say, I had never heard the expression “clunge” until I leafed through the Iris Robinson thread.

#4

Bit behind there Fitzy.

#5

Apparently, its very difficult keeping up with the young people these days Flano.

#6

:smiley: Ah I know. I first heard Souldressing use it a few months back, I believe he picked it up from The Inbetweeners.

#7

InBetweeners? Whats that then? Where’s my slippers?

#8

Auld stock has being used frequently for years.

#9

not on TFK:thumbsup:

#10

[quote=“tipptops*”]Thread for obscure/rarely used words that pop up and meander their way into the National Consciousness in 2010.

  1. Grit[/quote]

When I opened this thread that is the word I thought of.

I was skating through Grafton St yesterday and there was any amount of ladies on the phone saying ‘Oh my God it’s awful. They haven’t even gritted the footpaths or anything.’

A month ago they wouldn’t have even known what grit was.

#11

Auld stock. Fuuuucccckkkk.

Wibbilly.

#12

The Big Freeze.

I was hoping it would be coined The Deep Freeze but we’ll have to live with it now.

#13

[quote=“croppy_boy”]The Big Freeze.

I was hoping it would be coined The Deep Freeze but we’ll have to live with it now.[/quote]

I prefer The Cold Snap myself

#14

A cold snap is a short cold spell.

#15

So we were led to believe!

#16

Haiti .

#17

cmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan

#18

“I’m really going to miss Woody” :smiley:

To be later replaced with “I really miss Woody”.

#19

Debt

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#20

Haiti. Aftershocks. Earthquake.