New words – 13 January 2014January 13, 2014
Chipster noun a Chicano hipster
Next door is Eastside Luv, a sleek bar that attracts younger patrons whom some call Chipsters, for Chicano hipsters,
[New York Times (US broadsheet) 18 Aug. 2013]
Cubanization noun a situation where cars are kept for many years and people rarely purchase a new one
If we push too hard, we risk Cubanization of the fleet, where it is better to keep old cars than buy expensive new ones.
[Car and Driver (US automotive magazine) Aug. 2013]
nuts to butts idiom informal in a way that is very crowded
I understand the tenets of capitalism and the desire to make money. I get that more money can be made by packing people into these places ‘nuts to butts’.
[famonthelam.com 23 July 2013]
Such a mix of product, and when a container combusts, no one seems to know what’s in it or what class fire it is. Since they’re stacked nuts to butts, you’d be hard pressed to open one, let alone get to it.
[http://gcaptain.com/ 15 July 2013]