I literally didn’t know there was a word for this, I have used sentences like ‘they look like they are sucking on a lemon’ or ‘they were so posh it looked painful’. No offence to posh people, you guys rock! This is such a great term to drop into conversation.
Mimp is to speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips.
Pretty cool huh? I love listening to people mimp, it sounds so surreal!
Enjoy the word guys!
Oh! It’s a good one guys! It’s the sort of word that reminds me of olden times where the gentleman in the cravat turns to his fellow drunkard and remarks that this person cannot be trusted!
So what is it I hear you cry?
Say it aloud! Slyboots! If someone is slyboots they are sly or mischievous and generally speaking are to be dealt with accordingly.
What a wonderful word, this is definitely one to use down the pub among friends, a way to warn others of the slyboots in the corner!
Come across many slyboots on your travels this week folks?
See you soon….
Phew! It’s been a crazy one guys! I’m at a Girlguiding leader camp, it’s cool. I like a bit of learning. Plus, these ladies make awesome characters, combining their traits and quirks to make a new person is fun! Shhhh, don’t tell them I said that!
Anyway onto the new word before I’m, lynched!!
This is a great word! Its nice to say and it sounds cool. It’s when you entice or deceive someone by sweet talk or flattery. I think its a more sophisticated way of saying lip service. Sales people use this technique a lot, you cant help but respond to it. Being honeyfuggled is not something to be ashamed of, its part of human behaviour, I’ve fallen for it loads.
Here’s a story for you, my Mum and I went Christmas shopping a couple of years ago, its something of a tradition, we go every year. We were in a well known department store and there was a demonstration going on, the guy was captivating and engaging. He was prancing around the little area he had his stall in and he was a honeyfuggle expert. He must have said something nice to every member of the audience. Anyway, long story short, both me and my Mum spend a stupid amount of money on 2 hand whisks. That we didn’t need. That I will struggle to use. Because he made it sound like we needed them. And he liked my Mum’s teeth. The guy was brilliant!
So there you go, we all get honeyfuggled on occasion!
See you soon…..
Can you believe we have gone through 12 words already? That’s 3 months of new words guys, go us!
Todays word is so fun to say, keep saying it, say it 12 times in a row, say it until it sounds weird (Cue chuckling). So fun!
Snarf. Haha! It means to eat something greedily.
“I say old chap, you snarfed that down” – For when you are at high society dinners.
“Stop snarfing your food Jeff” – For when you are trying to control Jeff in public
“I loved it so much, I literally snarfed it down bro!” – When you are chilling with your friends
“Who snarfed the pizza?” – When someone eats the last piece of pizza you were saving.
See? It can be used in all situations, and it somehow makes things seem more dramatic and less gross. How would you use it? Give me an example? (Oh yeah, I’m asking questions now!!)
See you soon…
Hey there folks, you know we all like words that are obscure? We wouldn’t all be taking up this little corner of the internet if were didn’t right? Well this one is a doozy! I love to find out that weird things have actual words for them, it makes me smile quite a lot, so I’m passing that smile on to you guys with this one………
An aglet is that little bit of plastic at the end of a shoelace! Mind blown right? Who even knew that had a name? Amazing! Next time one of those pesky little things comes off you can announce in a loud voice that you have just broken your aglet and see how many people think you have broken some obscure bone in your hand or something?!
Why is it so comforting to find things that have names that you didn’t know had names before? It just is though. Am I right?
Go and check your aglets, they might be missing and you need to tell someone stat!!
See you soon word lovers.……..
So carrying on with the recent theme of words for annoying people I found this one, I love it! I’ve used it twice already! I feel very extra saying it too! We all know one of these, and if you don’t then its probably you!
A blatteroon is a senseless babbler or boaster. You know when you are with your buddies and some dude is just talking utter poop? Well they are a blatteroon. You should tell them, in a nice way of course!
How may blatteroons will you encounter today? Keep your eyes peeled, they are everywhere!!
See ya soon……..
Hey you guyyyyyyyys! (Bonus points for those who said it in a Goonies kind of way!)
Did you encounter any crapehangers this week? I see a few regularly, well that’s not actually true, I try not to see some regularly!!!
Onwards and upwards my friends. This word is great, it sounds as dramatic as it means, I mean, double V in a word, bold, I love it!
Shivviness is actually nothing to do with prison (shiv, prison weapon, see where I was going with that?), no, its way more mainstream than that. It’s the uncomfortable feeling you get when you wear new underwear! Amazing! Who knew there was a word for this?! I feel the need to get some underwear now just so I can create an opportunity to use it.
I urge you to go and get some new pants, wear them and complain about their shivviness to anyone who will listen!
See you soon………..