Some of us are offending fellow travelers by manspreading, revelling in bants with friends at beer o’clock, and having a brain fart while talking about the Grexit, but y’know it’s NBD.
Next time you send an email or text with Telitec why not use some of the 1,000 new words added to OxfordDictionaries.com in its latest quarterly update: check out some of the best ones below:
awesomesauce: extremely good; excellent
bants (also bantz): playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter
beer o’clock: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer
brain fart: a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly
Brexit: a term for the potential or hypothetical departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union
cakeage:a charge made by a restaurant for serving a cake they have not supplied themselves
cat cafe: a cafe or similar establishment where people pay to interact with cats housed on the premises
cupcakery: a bakery that specialises in cupcakes
fatberg: a very large mass of solid waste in a sewerage system, consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets
fat-shame: cause (someone judged to be fat or overweight) to feel humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their size
Grexit: a term for the potential withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone.
hangry: bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger
manspreading: the practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats
Mx: a title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female.
rage-quit, verb: (informal) angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game
rando: a person one does not know, especially one regarded as odd, suspicious, or engaging in socially inappropriate behaviour
Redditor: a registered user of the website Reddit
snackable: (of online content) designed to be read, viewed, or otherwise engaged with briefly and easily
spear phishing: the fraudulent practice of sending emails ostensibly from a known or trusted sender in order to induce targeted individuals to reveal confidential information
wine o’clock: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine