www.urbandictionary.com has been a source of entertainment for me for quite sometime now. Here are a few new-age words for our new-age existence courtsey the website. This is the second part of an earlier post on the same lines!
The term used for the collection of people, on your Facebook friends list, that you don’t actually talk to or know in real life. Related to popular tv program and game pokeamon, where the aim is to collect as many diffrent Pocket Monsters as possible.
To neither accept, nor decline a friend request from someone on Facebook or Orkut or the like. Used in situations when you don’t want to accept someone’s friend request, but you also don’t want to be rude by declining them.
(Ho ho..this fate has met so many of ’em)
Much like ‘deja vu’, Dejabrew is when you start to remember things you did last night while drinking an excessive amount of alcohol.
When one kid copies answers from ‘the smart kid” in class, then another kid copies from him/her, and then someone copies off the kid who copied off the kid who copied from the smart kid, etc.
The movements you make with your hand to make your television recognise your remote control.
All remote dances are different, but most involve twisting your hand around until the remote is almost upside down, thinking that for some reason that will help.
The loudness one adopts in response to a bad cell phone connection, in the misguided hope that talking louder would improve the connection.
While telling a story to your friends, you realise that the story you are telling isn’t as cool as you thought it was when you first started, and decide to edit it with exaggerations to make it sound more interesting.