Word of the Week

January 10, 2007



Term used by professionals in the NYC borroughs and Long Island to refer to data.

Ex: The reports have errors because the datter is wrong.

[Origin: Financial Company, New York, NY: Jan 10, 2007; Abused American English, Bev Reese]


Compulsive Googler. Someone who immediately goes to google.com anytime a new thought pops in their head. Sometimes they keep lists of things they need to google, and may develop a twitch if away from the internet for more than a few hours.

Ex: The man yelled, "Help, call 911, I think she's a compulsoogler. Get this woman internet access to stop the convulsions!"

[Origin: New York, NY: Jan. 10, 2007; Abused American English, Bev Reese]


[boom cha-icka]

Name for aspiring DJ neighbor. Name derived from drum beat of club music vibrating from their home through neighborhood - boom-chica, boom-chica, boom-chica.

Ex: The floor is shaking because Boom Chica is home.

[Origin: Hoboken, NJ: Sept 17, 2006; Abused American English, Art Gray]