Servish

servish, n, SUHRV-ish: Policies or practices designed to have the appearance of customer service, while in fact making onerous demands on a customer. Purely hypothetical example — “Turned out when I bought my Canon A70 from London Drugs, all I was getting...

FOMO

FOMO, acronym, FOH-moh: Stands for “Fear Of Missing Out”, motivating one to participate in an otherwise unappealing event or activity. (Originator: Crystal Precious, as cited by Aaron Pettigrew.) e.g. – “Just so you understand, I’m not...

Blog remora

blog remora, n., blahg reh-MOH-rah: One who attempts to increase the popularity of her or his own blog, or avoid the labour of blogging, by quoting the comments of more established bloggers. e.g. – “Heyz, everyone. I’m kinda hung over after last...

Lexibigotry

lexibigotry, n., lecks-ih-BIGG-uh-tree: A tendency to reject an entire concept because its proponent misuses language, particularly a single word or phrase, in promoting it. Hence lexibigot. e.g. – “For all I know, I might be interested in what Reblg is...