New words – 4 July 2011July 4, 2011
lactivism noun active support for breastfeeding
I see that Rob has written a post about formula milk, regulation, and so-called lactivism.
[http://www.allaboutthevoluntary.com 19 February 2011]
tiger mother noun an ultra-strict mother who demands academic and behavioural excellence in her child and regulates every aspect of her child’s life to this end
A hugger or a tiger mother: battle of the baby-rearing strategies [www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle 16 January 2011]
manther noun an older man who serially dates much younger women
IDEO: Creepy ‘Manther’ Moment from American Idol Thursday
[http://imc.tv/videos/ 28 January 2011]
bunga bunga noun informal sexual entertainment
She is one of a string of women who are alleged to have taken part in naked ‘bunga bunga’ parties at the prime minister’s villa.
[www.dailymail.co.uk 25 February 2011]