Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Lexicon Pt 2

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One feature is an evolving lexicon for 21st century, urban gay/faghag/fashionista types. If it isn't obvious, yours truly is a gym-obsessed, going out to faboofoodie type of guy. So I love this stuff.

Get to know and use these words. More will follow every week, and there may be a pop quiz!

n. Area populated by good-looking people. ("Let's go to downtown. Gansevoort Street has turned into a total beighborhood.")

n. One who is incredibly dumb—yet incredibly phine. ("Jason is so gorgeous, but can’t remember his own phone number. Such a foxymoron.")

mouse potato
n. The wired generation's answer to the couch potato

n. A group of undesirables. ("P. Diddy’s after-party was fierce until Justin showed up with his nontourage.”)

n. Gym boys who constantly check themselves in the mirror. ("Brent is the biggest staremaster at Bally’s. If he pulls up his shirt and admires his abs one more time ...")

adj. The loudness one adopts in response to a poor cellular connection, in the misguided hope that talking louder will improve the connection. (“Dave should be embarrassed. He went totally yellular on the MARTA platform, even the crazies were looking at him.”)

[Definitions via The Daily Candy]