Novel grammatical structure indicating "I always like" something. Kinda like the middle voice in ancient Greek. Frequently used in reference to a love object, or favorite band.
When I asked her what she wanted for breakfast, Kate stirred and said, "Mmm, I love me some scrambled eggs!"
"Oh, I'd love me some Beyonce, you bet!" said Kyle.
In George Orwell
's novel 1984
, an organization for young people that advocated complete celibacy for both sexes. The Party
intends to abolish the institution of the family, so all children will be the products of artificial insemination and grow up in public institutions. Members wear red sashes around their waists. Julia, Winston Smith
's lover, is a member of the Junior Anti-Sex League, though she does not share their ideals.
By extension, the conservative & repressive forces in society that support ideals of celibacy
"Damn, those Taliban
, they're just like an Islamic Junior Anti-Sex League!"
Probably not the best, but what the hell, at least we got the job done to minimally acceptable standards.
Max: "Hey, you done trimming those shrubs?"
Minnie: "I don't know, they look a little uneven yet..."
Max: "Nah, that's good enough for government work, let's go get a beer!"
To engage in a show of unity and harmony with one's opponents or enemies; frequently used in a disparaging or sarcastic sense
"Well, we're not going to sit around the campfire, hold hands and sing Kumbaya, that's for damn sure!"
(q.v.), which has lost its frothy quality and become all crusty and scaly. Very difficult to remove.
"Damn, I shouldn't have drunk so much at the orgy last night - I overslept, and now all this santorum has turned to scalia - Ouch!"
Abbreviated use of the phrases "because of (noun)" or "because it's (adjective)"
"Why'd you go to her party, if you don't like her?"
"I must have this new gadget! Why? Because awesome!"
"fortune-teller" device made out of paper - a favorite among girls around 6th grade or so, but popular with all ages and genders.
To make a cootie-catcher, fold a paper square to form four "pyramids". The player opens and closes the pyramids with their index fingers and thumb, revealing different things (usually numbers or colors) on the inside surfaces.
The person who is having their "fortune" told chooses once, twice, or three times, and then the paper is unfolded to reveal a "fortune"
Jessica: "Wanna play cootie catcher? It'll tell you who your boyfriend is!"
Jessica: "Pick a number."
Suzie: "Okay- um - 4. Now - Red. Now 6. (unfolds cootie catcher message) Eeuuwww - I do NOT like Timmy Jones! Yuck!"