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e-dict: stoider

Stoider (n.)
– a person who takes hormones to improve his/her physique.

E.g.:
“It was occupied by the set up to a joke: a nerdy Asian; one cool, nerdy Asian; a stoner; and a stoider are all eating breakfast when…”

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e-dict: shakesknees

Shakesknees (n.)
-someone who has stage fright. Portmanteau of Shakespeare and knees.

E.g.:
“The guy could talk Shakespeare all day, couplets and sonnets at the ready. But put him on the stage, and suddenly he was shakesknees.”


e-dict: quote mode

Quote mode (n.)
-the phenomenon of entering into a conversation that is solely comprised of quotations from popular culture media, usually causing annoyance in anyone within earshot.

E.g.:

“The coffee must have kicked in, because Lukas was now set to quote mode.”


e-dict: buttfriend

Buttfriend (n.)
-a straight man’s term for a male homosexual’s romantic partner, implying assumed anal intercourse.

E.g.:

“So what’s your new buttfriend’s name? Buttfriend–it’s what you guys call it, right?”


Totally Gay For: Sneaky Sound System

So, I’ve been in a bit of a music rut lately.  Frankly, I just haven’t had the time to look for music and not much has been catching my ears lately.  Well, hopefully that dry spell is over.  Sneaky Sound System is an Australian electro/pop duo consisting of Black Angus and Connie Mitchell.  I got the album a few weeks ago after reading the music roundup on Towleroad.  Finally today I loaded it onto my iphone.  I had a freak out dance party in my room by myself at about 8AM (I had just taken an Awake pill).   I walked to work instead of biking, because I wanted to listen to it–yeah.  And I’ve been listening to it between every podcast today (i.e. 4-5x).   My first reaction while listening to it (and this may be indicative of electronic music either rotting my brain or taking it to a whole new level) was that I liked their sounds.  I wish I had better words to describe electronic music, but essentially I just like the sounds.  Blip-bloop-bleep.  Their music seems to pull from multiple genres and I hear influences of disco, 80s electro, and contemporary house.  It’s bumpin’, but it won’t give you a headache.  Connie Mitchell is gorgeous and her outfits bright and sparkly, stimulating multiple senses.  The videos are fun and playful.  I’m currently tapping my foot and squirming in my seat finishing up this post.  Get your headphones and have at it.

The video for We Love kind of reminds me of a downtempo Benassi-Prydz hybrid.


e-dict: jerseys

Jerseys (pl. n.)
-collegiate athletes who appear to have had their civilian wardrobes replaced entirely with athletic apparel, generally warm-up clothes.

E.g.:
“Huntar hadn’t figured Sebastien to be a moped type; in Huntar’s mind they were reserved for lazy jerseys and the girls that chased them.”


e-dict: east-witching

East-witch (intr. v.)

-to have only one’s splayed feet and ankles visible with the rest of the body hidden, usually lying down.  Neologism from the Wicked Witch of the East.

E.g.:
“Up ahead he noticed a pair of feet east-witching out from under a bush.”


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