So enthusiastic was the response to the DailyCandy Lexicon I and the DailyCandy Lexicon II that we figured it was time for another go. Here’s Installment III. A twist: These are not just words but rather endearing, creative expressions we’ve picked up.
“He’s a lot of yabba dabba and not a lot of do.”
Used to refer to someone who is all talk and no action.
“I smoke O.P.’s.”
As in “I smoke other people’s cigarettes.” While you know how we feel about smoking, it’s nice to see the chronic moocher have a sense of humor about it and ‘fess up to her bad habit.
More information than I needed.
“I have that T-shirt.”
Been there, done that.
And our personal favorite, a new support group started by a dear, dear friend…
Pronounced “flaccid.” Acronym for Failed Lovers Against Caller ID. Don’t say you haven’t been there. We all have.