New words – 27 August 2012August 27, 2012
CRASBO abbreviation a criminal anti-social behaviour order; an order made on the back of a criminal conviction
Following that conviction, neighbourhood officers applied for a CRASBO – Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order – which was granted on Wednesday.
[www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk 20 Jan 2012]
eurogeddon noun total economic meltdown in Europe
Access report warns of ‘Eurogeddon’
[www.abc.net.au 23 Jan 2012]
geophony noun the combined sounds of the natural world – wind, waves, etc.
[...] As opposed to a geophony, which would be the wind and the waves and things like that.
[WNYC: Soundcheck (music) 12 March 2012]
glitterbomb verb to throw glitter on someone (as a protest against homophobic views)
In a message to the micro-blogging service Twitter, a person using the name Nick Espinosa said: ‘I just glitterbombed Mitt Romney and yelled ‘feel the rainbow, the 1 percent pays for hate, you’re not welcome in our state!’’
[globalpost.com 1 Feb 2012]