Ephebophilia. A word I learned while Bishop Eddie Long was in the news.
GobSmacked. Smacked-in-the-mouth astounded. Did Lane say this on Mad Men?
Freemium: The boys at (Atlanta-based) MailChimp tell the story of their business model. It works. Have I mentioned here how much I love the MailChimp?
Ignoratio elenchi: As dropped by the Rev. Dechant on FB, a red herring or non sequiter of sorts. Often the state of public discourse today. “The ignoratio elenchi is most effective in political contexts where oral arguments are being given. Many listeners in such a context are easily distracted.”
And to keep you up on the lingo of the pre-adult crowd, here are a few I’ve picked up along the way …
SHUT the front door! (maybe you have to hear this one to get it) From one of the Gnome Girls’ daughter.
Legit: Cool. Awesome, even.
Sick: Cool. Awesome, even.
Beast: Cool, awesome. Very good.