1. a sure thing; a lock
; goal attainment is assured; prospects are brilliant
2. all over it
; about to take care of with gusto
From the tendency of thongs and other tightfitting swimwear to become wedged where the sun never shines
"In there like swimwear" is "in like Flynn
" for a new millenium. Can you name a single Errol Flynn movie? But everyone knows (and loves) the Thong Song.
"Make friends with her friends and you'll be in there like swimwear."
from The Player's Rulebook
something considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality. According to Susan Sontag, "The essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric -- something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques." (Notes on Camp)
Campy movies: Attack of the 50-foot Woman, Plan 9 From Outer Space, The Tingler, Barbarella
Other examples: Baltimore, The National Enquirer, fake fur, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiki, and polyester plaids
"I love disco precisely why everyone else seems to dislike it: disco is just so darn campy."
1 aka a real job; a job with heath insurance; as opposed to an internship or the wonderful world of retail
2 a primary job; a day job
This isn't just another interview. This is for a job job.
I'm an editor--primarily of technical documentation for my JOB job, but I also dabbling in things like web site authoring on the side.
Green tea is the new aloe.
Green tea can cure cancer, lupus, shingles, and hemroids.
Barberess at Hairkuttery: Would you like the tea tree shampoo?
Contra-Dictionarian: What's that?
Barberess at Hairkuttery: Green tea is the new aloe.
Contra-Dictionarian: Sweet - maybe that will cure my crabs.
most certainly; without a doubt
Would you like another canape?
1. advance notice
2. a warning
Just wanted to give you a heads up so you'll be expecting his call.
Mispelling of guinea
, derogatory slang for Italian
"Go 'head, now I'll kill you. You guinea brat you."
- Carlo in The Godfather