My vocabulary is much more robust today than it was three posts ago. Thanks to the folks down under!
I think, these are all nominees for the Word of the Year Award, as well.
Tanorexia – the result of too much suntan
Arse Antlers – tattoo in that fashionable area above the buttocks
Butt Bra – the kind that raises the profile of the buttocks to go with your arse antlers
Manscaping – refers to removal of body hair for men; sometimes tied to the female preoccupation with the Lady Garden, or pubic zone
Infomania – for those who constantly put aside the job at hand to concentrate on incoming email and text messages
Password Fatigue – frustration from having too many passwords to recall
Floordrobe – someone’s clothes spread around the house, clean or otherwise
Credit Card Tart – someone who shifts loans around from one credit card to pay for another
Glass Cliff – refers to people placed in jobs with high risk of failure because they belong to a group not well represented in leadership positions, such as women
Chindia – joining China and India in terms of their fast growing strategic and economic clout in the world
Great Firewall of China – refers to the block preventing Chinese internet users from accessing online sites deemed undesirable by the Chinese government. To get around it may take a Cyberathlete, or professional computer game player
Climate Canary – refers to a geographical feature, plant or animal species pointing to climate change
Toad Juice – refers to a liquid fertilizer produced in Australia from pulverized cane toads, an introduced environmental pest marching its way across the continent
Oh yeah, I know a little Aussie word myself…. Foster’s. 🙂 Cheers, mate!