New words – 30 June 2014June 30, 2014
skinny pig noun a small, hairless, laboratory-created animal, similar to a guinea pig
They are small, hairless and have been taking the country by storm… meet the skinny pig. The bald creatures are just a few inches long and can easily fit in the palm of your hand standing them out from the larger and more common guinea pigs.
super-rat noun a new strain of poison-resistant rat
Home owners living in flooded areas are facing infestations of super rats.
bunny chow noun a South African dish of curry served in a hollowed out loaf
Many people will not have heard of bunny chow. But after years on the other side of the world, it is now in Britain, found at a small number of restaurants and street food vendors.