JOMO abbreviation the joy of missing out
It was only a matter of time before someone – in this case Fake’s fellow entrepreneur Anil Dash – came up with a counterpart acronym, which encapsulates my stance towards tarot cabaret: Jomo, the joy of missing out.
[http://www.theguardian.com 17 October 2014]
inspo noun informal inspiration
An oversized fedora (leather band) is a) more chic, and b) less annoying for everyone else. See Naomi Watts for inspo.
[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 29 November 2014]
obvi abbreviation obviously
Obvi she didn’t want to get in trouble, but wait! There’s more to it than that!
[http://perezhilton.com 10 December 2014]
Ugh: TIME Wants To Ban Girl-Centric Slang Words, And That’s Obvi A Problem
[www.huffingtonpost.com 14 November 2014]
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It’s great but I want more vocabulary and more definitions
I love to learn the new words that I’ve never known.
› a flat, plastic case containing a long piece of magnetic material that is used to record and play sound and pictures:
*a video cassette
Not exactly new!
Quite interesting. I’ve come across other cases in speech, such as “beaut” for “beauty” and “hilar” for “hilarious”. Have the ones mentioned in this blog been dictionarised?
This is ridic!
Well at least it’s “educ”. But please someone save the language!