Sufferin’ succotash – Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
BNBR – Abbreviation for Be Nice Be Respectful http://www.abbreviations.com/BNBR There was also this one BNBR – Brighton Naked Bike Ride (with photos)!!!! Look that one up yourself if you feel the need.
“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Sir Winston Churchill
Don’t get it right, just get it written. James Thurber Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/j/james_thurber.html
mal·a·prop·ism n. Ludicrous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound. A confused use of words in which an appropriate word is replaced by one with similar sound but ludicrously inappropriate meaning. The Free Dictionary – Malapropism
Ben Franklin on conspiracy: “3 men may keep a secret, provided 2 are dead”.
BTDT – acronym – “Been There Done That” Read Even More… https://www.allacronyms.com/_internet_slang/BTDT See Also https://www.allacronyms.com/_internet_slang/BTDTGTS (Got the T-Shirt!).
I really hesitated to include this word in this directory. ‘Sheeple’ is one of two words I really hate… The other is ‘consumer’. Sheeple (a portmanteau of “sheep” and “people”) is a derogatory term that highlights the herd behavior of people easily controlled by a governing power which likens them to sheep, a herd […]
From the Oxford Living Dictionaries website. Terminating in a knob or knobs, as the arms of a cross. Used in Heraldry. Might also refer to the use of an apple, the pommel of a saddle, a finial, or an ornamental fitting. Read more about Heraldry here… Read More
“No soup for you!” — The Soup Nazi, Seinfeld
“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” – Werner Von Braun
A compliment with two meanings, one of which is unflattering to the receiver: “The senator said that her opponent was quite competent for someone so inexperienced; you hear nothing but left-handed compliments in these debates.” http://www.dictionary.com/browse/left-handed-compliment
Schadenfreude is the experience of pleasure, joy, or self-satisfaction that comes from learning of or witnessing the troubles, failures, or humiliation of another. Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schadenfreude
“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” — Adventures of Superman
“Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are.” – Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante closed his shows and appearances with this Catch Phrase and finally revealed it was a tribute to his first wife. Quote from Wikipedia: At a National Press Club meeting in 1966 (broadcast on NBC‘s Monitor program), Durante finally revealed that it was indeed a tribute to his […]
Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another’s position. Read More… Source: Wikipedia
“And that’s the way it is.” Revered newsman Walter Cronkite closed his nightly broadcast with these iconic words. Read More: http://www.tvguide.com/news/tvs-60-greatest-catchphrases-1070102/
Colin Chapman, the inspirational creator of the Lotus car company and F1 team was leaving the office one evening when he noticed that the light was still on in his chief designer’s office. He poked his head round the door and said… “I don’t want you staying here ’til midnight working on stuff. All I […]