Recent Catchwords: o-beer-time, butthurt, way back, huacha

The most interesting recent catchwords in the Double-Tongued Dictionary were:

o-beer time: in the Philippines, an instance of or an occasion suitable for drinking, similar to “beer o’clock” and “beer thirty.”

butthurt adj. angry, indignant, offended, or outraged.

way back n. the backmost area of a station wagon (British: estate car), usually used for portage or storage.

huacha: a Mexican Spanish borrowing of the English word “washer,” referring to a small, flat ring of metal. “Huacha” is also a throwing game using washers.

Posted October 8, 2007

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