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    slats, noun

    an exclamation of unintelligible excitement for a stunning occurrence

    "phwoahaoahaoahaoaharoreoaorahgh!!", Greg let out an almighty slats during his maiden parachute leap

    viv, noun

    a type of swagger and charisma that creates allure in the possessor

    Carl sauntered in to the club with all the viv and chutzpah in the world, drawing glances from women in every corner of the room
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    english tail, noun

    Something irritating and difficult to get rid of.

    "My kid brother's just started at the same school as me and keeps following me around when I'm trying to hang out with my mates. It was quite sweet at first, but now he's becoming a bit of an english tail."
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    "He just wanted to go to sleep after doing the deed but the english tail just wouldn't take the hint and leave"
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    Doctor "Well young man I'm sorry to tell you that you have a rather severe case of the English Tail.........here's some antibiotics, no *** for at least 6 weeks and for the love of god next time please do wear a condom"
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    tubby, noun

    someone who is always stating the obvious

    'He constantly states the obvious. He is such a tubby.'
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    Kerrigan, noun

    The act of failing to perform in spectacular fashion when given an opportunity to do so.

    "I studied for weeks and weeks, but come exam time I went and pulled a Kerrigan"

    See also:

    Kerrigan verb (used with object), kerriganned, kerrigan, kerriganning

    "Mark worked on that presentation for months, and so it was disappointing that he went and kerriganned it up"
    "I hope I get this job, my biggest fear right now is kerriganning my interview"
    "It's always painful watching a performer kerrigan on stage like that"
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    Botham noun

    the foolhardy but persistent idea that any task can be completed by the consumption of alcohol and the exercise of masculine will without planning, preparation or practice.

    After 8 cans of Stella he had this botham that he could climb Everest in only his shorts and flip flops.

    Massie verb

    to produce a bravura early effort in a field of endeavour and never touch such heights subsequently

    Welles massied with Citizen Kane and by the end of his career he was doing voice overs for Carlsberg adverts

    Salisbury noun

    an item completely unfit for its intended purpose

    "This ****ing bucket's a salisbury, it leaks in 4 places."

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    gilchrist, verb

    To revolutionise how a role or task is performed.

    "The advent of first the telegraph, then the computer and later the internet gilchristed the banking industry."

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    mcgrath, adjective

    Incredibly accurate.

    "Despite costing significantly more than the other options, the air force decided to purchase the GX-491 fighter jets as their targeting systems were mcgrath."
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    Dharmasena, noun

    A person whose work requires constant review.

    "This intern is only adding to my workload by being such a dharmasena"



    Umpire's Call, verb

    To be denied of sexual intercourse

    "Sarah was all over me last night before I was umpire's called by her friend."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    Dharmasena, noun

    A person whose work requires constant review.

    "This intern is only adding to my workload by being such a dharmasena"



    Umpire's Call, verb

    To be denied of sexual intercourse

    "Sarah was all over me last night before I was umpire's called by her friend."
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    agar, verb

    To impress in an unexpected way.

    Our local councillor visited our school to deliver as speech. I thought it would be boring and cringeworthy, but he agared by being honest and having a good sense of humour.

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    rohit, verb

    To disappoint after an impressive start.

    The film began with an engrossing fight scene, but then it rohited and the next 90 minutes were unwatchable rubbish.



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    pietersen, verb

    To divide opinion.

    The design of the new memorial pietersened amongst the people of the town.

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    paul adams, noun

    An unnecessarily complicated way of achieving something.

    "I had to fill out a ridiculous number of forms to apply for the grant, the whole process was a paul adams."
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    Dharmasena, noun

    A person whose work requires constant review.

    "This intern is only adding to my workload by being such a dharmasena"



    Umpire's Call, verb

    To be denied of sexual intercourse

    "Sarah was all over me last night before I was umpire's called by her friend."
    Very good
    "I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."

    Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.

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    swann to rogers, noun

    A very poor attempt at something which still manages to get undeserved success.

    "The presidential campaign was a swann to rogers - the candidate visited about 3 states and he never even published any policies, but he won the election anyway."

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    tufnell, adjective

    Acceptable in one aspect but severely lacking in others.

    "The new accountant was tufnell at his job - he was good with numbers but often disrupted his colleagues and was rude to clients."
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