“Chav” — a “slightly derogatory term for young men who wear cheap gold jewelry, tracksuits and baseball caps” and use mobile phones — must be strictly British. I’ve never heard of it. (It’s supposed to be of Gypsy derivation.) But there are some keeper buzzwords in Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report, which looks at new words created in the last 100 years. Consider “retrosexual,” the opposite of “metrosexual.” A “retrosexual” is “a man who spends as little time and money as possible on his appearance.”
“Freeganism” advocates “getting as much of one’s food as possible from free sources.”
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