Tag Archives: Nouns

bialance (n.)

bialance (n) :  A combination of bias and balance.  A media technique which appears to add objectivity to an item but actually allows the creator to twist the result to their preferred outcome. Technique 1: Ask a person you disagree with to come onto the program to “express their viewpoint” or “set the record straight” […]

gentrification

gentrification (n): The canal still has bodies floating by from time to time; but they’re wearing really nice suits.

pistential (adj.)

A feeling of unfulfilled promise you only get while profoundly drunk.

Donkeymail (n. or vb.(tr))

noun: A specialised sub-genre of blackmail where the blackmailer obtains or fakes pictures of the victim in compromising position with a donkey, pony or sheep. alt: a slightly slower, yet much more reliable form of message based communication.

Alcohove

Alcohove (n.) An alcove with a drunk peeing in it…

Beanoitis

Beanoitis (n.) A sudden propensity for using the word “cripes” accompanied by an uncontrollable urge to make a big heap of mashed potato with sausages sticking out of it. PS Those of you who, due to age or geography, have no idea what I’m talking about, may wish to go to Beano Town It’s genteel […]

struttenparker

struttenparker adj.: Someone who revs their convertible sports car ostentatiously during a parking manoeuvre.

fnoise (n.)

Any bing, ding, ping, ring, zing or vibration made by modern electronic devices to disturb your peace and tranquility.  You can probably guess what the “f” stands for – and enoise had already been taken when I Googled it!  I am starting a campaign for a “No FNoise Day”… leave a comment here if you […]