Today's STAR (link below) told me that I, like many computer addicts around the world, am a mouse potato. The same article pointed out that googling is officially a verb and probably for the sake of gender equality, there is now a male equivalent of bimbo. Ladies, please take note of the word himbo.
Last night while sulking over the demise of my bedroom's aircon, I checked my e-mail. There was a message from Macmillan English with the Word of The Week. The word is WOW to describe the wives and girlfriends/boyfriends of the tennis players competing at
Following the links sent by Mcmillan, I got to the Top 40 Most Popular New Words of 2005. There are so many words that I missed. There is deshopper. This is the word to describe a shopper who bought something, use it or copy it and then promptly return it to the store. Then there is dooced. This is of particular interest to bloggers. If you get sacked because you blog about your workplace, then you are dooced. Remember the airline stewardess that published overexposed pictures on her blog? She got dooced.
If the preceding words are new to you as they were to me, go read about them in the Macmillan Dictionary page. The link is below. Have a nice weekend.