A word or phase used by my mother that closely resembles an actual word or phase, typically technical in nature, but is in fact a humours reflection on modern life. I love my mother to bits, and these are too brilliant not to share.
“I went home at the weekend and heard this stonking mumism”
More commonly known as the internet. While now adopted as a common mispronunciation, it was first used by my mother as early as 2003.
“I’ve just got my email on the interwebs”
Pertaining to social networks and social networking.
“now I’m on the interweb you can come on myface anytime” – My Mum, 2013 (when joining Facebook)
An on-line video portal where videos are shared amongst its users across the interwebs.
“what’s the best video on etube?”
The web·site [thuh web-sahyt]
A place where everything can be found.
“can you just check on the website?”, “I saw it on the website”
A fast car.
“He’s so rich, he just bought a lamborgenie”
Referring to YouTube. I was confused as well.
“I saw it on the interface”
Two Cin·e·ma Seat [too sin-uh-muh seet]
A Northern Irish indie rock band more commonly known as Two Door Cinema Club.
“I love that album you got me for Christmas by two cinema seat”
To remove, or “un-friend”, someone from Facebook.
“Once we’re friends can I deface them?”
I will be keeping the BEDA posts coming long into May. Maybe it should be called BAFT (Blog All the F-ing Time)… Until next time x