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Bloke Coke

Bloke Coke  n.— «Similarly, Coca-Cola saw sales soar by 21 per cent to £205 million with its new no-calorie Coca-Cola Zero, the black- packaged drink dubbed “Bloke Coke” as it is targeted at men who might be resistant to buying...

salvation shop

salvation shop  n.— «Counting the number of local churches—some jokingly referred to as “salvation shops” for their locations in small shopping centres—is a daunting task.» —“Home-grown Christianity spreads the Word in...

shottie

shottie  n.— «I can only think that they do not understand how easy it is to set up a simple trekking centre or even a native pony visitor centre. And so easy to charge ten pounds for a half-hour ride, a fiver for a “shottie”...

dontopedalogy

dontopedalogy  n.— «Such a bleak and solitary youth may explain some of the brusqueness which has led to so many years of cherished Prince Philip clangers. He even coined a phrase for his special ability to say the wrong thing:...

grundulating

grundulating  n.— «While similar groups are content to regurgitate 30-year-old clichés, Girls Aloud’s current album invents a whole new word, “grundulating.”» —“For those about to pop” Scotsman (Glasgow...

hot bed

hot bed  v. phr.— «While prisoners are out, their cells will be given to other inmates in what is called “hot bedding.” That will allow prison bosses to increase the total number of inmates in the country’s two open prisons...