New words – 10 September 2012September 10, 2012
applepick verb to steal someone’s iPhone
Somebody walked down the aisle and plucked my iPhone right out of my hand [...] The people at the store were very sympathetic
[...] But they were like, ‘Oh yeah you got applepicked. Yeah, happens a lot.’
[WNYC: All things Considered (current affairs radio show) 10 April 2012]
iWAG noun humorous the wife or girlfriend of a successful internet entrepreneur
One of the newest recruits to the dubiously named iWAG crew is Kaitlyn Trigger, girlfriend of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger.
[Grazia (UK celebrity magazine) 14 May 2012]
murder-cam noun a device which takes a 3-D image of a crime scene
Detectives in Cambridgeshire have a new weapon to catch killers because of a high-tech £146,000 ‘murder-cam’.
The scanner can take a 3D image of a crime scene in just 10 minutes, saving hours of crucial time after a murder has taken place.
[Cambridge News (local newspaper) 28 May 2012]