Ever heard of a pre-cation? Winter dibs? This is a list of new words/terms from Word Spy that all the cool kids are using…
PRE-CATION – A vacation taken before starting a new job, particularly a paid vacation.
EBOLANOIA – An unwarranted and overblown fear of the Ebola virus.
MANSPREADING – Sitting with one’s knees spread far apart.
NEVER-LEAVER – A child who plans to always live with his or her parents.
WINTER DIBS – The saving of a parking space that one has cleared of snow by blocking the spot with one or more chairs or similar objects.
BRIDECHILLA – A bride-to-be who, while planning her wedding, remains calm, relaxed, and easy-going.
DENIM BREAKER – A person who breaks in a pair of jeans for someone else to wear (people do that????)