Drunkorexia and other new words

Here is another selection of new words I found on the Wordspy website:

architectural myopia

Building design that emphasizes distinctive, attention-getting features over practical concerns or simple aesthetics.

couch commerce

Ordering goods and services while relaxing at home


Eating less to offset the calories consumed while drinking alcohol.

fat-finger problem

The tendency to make errors on a device where the keys or screen elements are too small.

grey-sky thinking

Negative or pessimistic thoughts, ideas, or solutions


The irrational belief that, despite all evidence to the contrary, things will turn out for the best.


An overwhelming amount of email; an email deluge.

no planer

A conspiracy theorist who believes that no planes were involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001


Photography using a smartphone’s built-in camera

two-pizza team

In a business environment, a team of employees that is not too large (and so can be fed with at most two pizzas).


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