New words – 24 March 2014March 24, 2014
brodog noun slang a young man who watches sports and hangs out in bars with other similarly-minded young men
SNOW! Snow? Snow. … Or if you’re a brodog, you might be currently scheming on some confrontation [snowball fight] at Dupont Circle, since that’s now tradition.
[Lunchline with Clinton Yates view.ed4.net/v/2GZNC0/FKSB2M/30D3EOW/ROJOOD/ (Washington Post blog) 10 December 2013]
dead-cat hole noun informal the space between the top of a car tire and the body of the car
US models will have larger dead-cat holes then European ones. Cat lovers can gripe to the EPA.
[Car & Driver (US automotive magazine) Oct. 2013]
dog shaming noun the practice of taking a picture of your dog with a sign (usually around its neck) explaining its misdemeanour and then posting it on the Internet
Internet ‘dog-shaming’ craze undermines pets’ dignity, say vets who claim unfortunate canines look terrified in online photos.
[www.dailymail.co.uk 08 November 2013]