Language

English’s new entrants

  1. Self-coup: A self-coup is a coup d’état in which the head of state or government overthrows their own government. This can be done through a variety of means, such as dissolving the legislature, declaring martial law, or arresting political opponents.
  2. Latine: An inclusive way of referring to people of Latin American descent. This term is used to replace the term “Latino” or “Latina,” which some people believe is exclusionary.
  3. Rage farming: The act of intentionally provoking people online in order to get them to react angrily. This can be done through trolling, flaming, or other forms of online abuse.
  4. Petfluencer: A person who uses their pet to gain popularity on social media. Petfluencers often post photos and videos of their pets, and they may also use their pets to promote products or services.
  5. Nearlywed: A person who is engaged to be married. The term “nearlywed” is often used to refer to people who are planning a wedding, but who have not yet gotten married.
  6. Hellscape: A place that is extremely unpleasant or dangerous. The term “hellscape” is often used to describe places that have been destroyed by war, natural disasters, or other forms of devastation.
  7. Talmbout: A slang term that is used to say “are you talking about?” or “are you referring to?” The term “talmbout” is often used in African American vernacular English.
  8. Cakeage: A fee that is charged by some restaurants for bringing in your own cake. The term “cakeage” is a portmanteau of the words “cake” and “age.”
  9. Goblin mode: A state of mind in which you are focused on self-care and avoiding social interaction. The term “goblin mode” is often used on social media to describe a period of time when someone is feeling overwhelmed or stressed.
  10. Gothcore: A style of fashion that is characterized by dark clothing, black makeup, and piercings. Gothcore is often associated with the goth subculture, but it can also be worn by people who do not identify as goth.