New words – 9 July 2012July 9, 2012
dark store noun a supermarket which stocks goods used exclusively for home delivery
David Gray, retail analyst at Planet Retail, predicts more ‘dark stores’ – supermarkets where the public are banned as staff fill trolleys for thousands of online orders.
[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 13 Jan 2012]
lad! exclamation very informal used to comment on someone who does something that shows stereotypical characteristics of young men
[Heard in teenage conversation 1 March 2012]
manlashes plural noun false eyelashes for men
Manlashes, Manscara and Mantyhose
[www.nytimes.com (article title) 10 March 2012]
minigarch noun a child of an oligarch
Welcome to the opulent, excessive and privileged life of one of Russia’s most famous minigarchs.
[Grazia (UK fashion magazine) 5 March 2012]