Quite succesful phrase that has taken off rapidly (video + blog)
Hangry is the word – or better to say the process – of growing angry from being hungrier and hungrier.
When you don´t know whether to order a donut or a croissant, there is a third possibility – a cronut. Pastry invented in 2013 by New York City pastry chef Dominique Ansel.
A fashion term refering to a non particular code of dress (normal and hardcore). It is a unisex fashion, and its users don´t want to differentiate themselves from others by their clothing.
Camping, but exclusive (glamorous + camping). Relatively old concept dating back to the 15th – 16th centuries and known to aristocrats of various origins, but definitively named only after the millennium.
Staycation, holistay, daycation (Stay at home + vacation, holiday + stay at home)
The terms refer to spending a holiday locally, within driving distance, or even at home to cut down the cost of travel and accomodation.
Burkini (Bikini + burka)
Praises and curses, both – the burkini – a nontraditional clothing item for Muslim women, designed and introduced in 2005 by the Australian Muslim, Aheda Zanetti.
A trademark product of the Turkish company ISKO, referring to a combination of leggins and jeans – or tightly stretched jeans.
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