I just wanted to give kudos to our friend, “Bust.” Hugely versatile and wonderfully short and sweet, it’s been used to express a variety of emotions and thoughts over a wide spectrum of contexts. It is so multifaceted that I don’t even know where to begin.
I will skip the obvious meanings like “busted up the party,” “busted that bitchass motherfucker’s nose,” “I got busted doing a line off my brother’s wang.”etc.” Instead, I will focus on three less traditional, but no less useful, uh, uses.
So over at merriam-webster.com, you can find their Words of 2007. This list was put together based on votes from visitors to the site. Their top word of the year? W00t. No, seriously. Continue reading
Everyone knows some fool who is all huff and puff but with no real bite or even substance. It’s either some dude you hang out with because you’ve known him/her for years, your friend’s annoying significant other, your significant other’s annoying friend, or some other miscellaneous figure on the periphery of your life’s landscape. These types muster up the energy to bluster like a tornado, but all you want is to put on your headphones until they walk away.
I was talking to my mom a little while ago, mentioning some jobs/internships I had interviewed for, all of which I was extremely excited about. My mom responded with “that’s greete!” Which was her way of saying either, “that’s great” or, “that’s neat.” English isn’t her first language, so sometimes she flubs a little. Continue reading