Do you know these new words?
November 13, 2012 10:35pm CST
There are many new words appear everyday. Just now I saw a list of them. It is new and it comes from a certain environment. I wonder whether you have heard "shitizen" and "Z-turn". I laugh at it since it describes vividly. Shitizen means even if you are a citizen, but you are nothing anyway. As to Z-turn, it means troublesome. Try to image having the "z" turns. Do you also know other new words?
• United Kingdom
16 Nov 12
I do know of two words but they are words I hate to hear, it's modern talk and the English language is torn apart, the first word is laters or laterz, I hear it so often when watching Soaps in particular, when an actor leaves a friend he or she will say laters/z. That grinds on me, it should be I will see you later or later on, not laterz. and another is soz, meaning sorry. I also hear this a lot, I guess we have texting to blame for this, shortening words.
14 Nov 12
I laugh at the thought of using the word "shitizen." I think that "new word" is very interesting. I haven't heard of these words before - I assume they came from the internet somewhere and have been accepted as new words. May I know where you've found them?
14 Nov 12
In my language, I see new words constantly, and it amuses me, because I'm interested in language and its changes... especially as I'm majoring in English, and have had a lot of classes about applies linguistics and language history and forming. For example, there's a contestant in the X-Factor of my country, who's the son of a now deceased really famous singer, whose nicknames was Jimmy... and he's sometimes addressed as JFK, because it is also an acronym for the expression Jimmy's son K... his name starts with a K :D... in my language, but it's also John F. Kennedy's nickname :D. Also, there was a really funny one. We have Tesco in my country, and that's the best known huge retail store here... and there's the 2nd best known, called Auchan... and lots of people refer to it as "The Tesco with the bird", as Auchan's logo has a bird in it. But I love getting to know new English words as well. The shitizen one is just too funny! And actually true :).