New words – 7 October 2013October 7, 2013
ag-gag adjective informal relating to the legal limiting of investigations into farming practices
Animal rights activists in the US have told the BBC that so-called ‘ag-gag’ laws could be copied in other countries including the UK.
[www.bbc.co.uk 13 April 2013]
brain fatigue noun a condition in which the brain is over-stimulated and a person cannot remain calm or focused
With brain fatigue, you are easily distracted, forgetful and mentally flighty — or, in other words, me.
[New york Times (US broadsheet) 02 April 2013]
cat bearding noun the practice of taking photographs of people holding a cat to their faces so that the cat looks like a beard
Cat bearding is the latest viral photo trend to sweep the confused place we call the Internet.
[http://mashable.com 22 May 2013]