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The Totes Ridictionary: Excerpted in Sunday Times Style Magazine

Thrillingly, The Totes Ridictionary was excerpted in the Sunday Times Style magazine’s 29th December 2013 issue, jostling for readers’ attention among pages crammed with celebrities on red carpets and articles about the winsome fabulosity of juice diets. (And yes, being … Continue reading

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The Totes Ridictionary: The Book Is Coming

Like so many finger-on-the-pulse blogs before it, The Totes Ridictionary has become a book. A perfect gift for the discerning Totes Ridichead in your life, it features a comprehensive glossary of slang that’ll help you sort the “jel” from the … Continue reading

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Whatevs

“Whateverrrr” was the defining catchphrase of mid-’90s adolescence, and now reliably invokes a roll-call of the era’s better-known bored youths: Bart Simpson, Cher Horowitz from Clueless, Angela Chase from My So-Called Life, and, er, Beavis and Butt-head. Whatevs is the … Continue reading

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Imports

Nothing to do with goods and produce – including pillars of civilization like iPhones, condoms and red wine – being imported from one country to another, imports is tweetable shorthand for important. Imports decisions you encounter on a daily basis … Continue reading

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Forevs

“Forever,” as Wendy Darling from Peter Pan sagely observed, “is an awfully long time.” (So precocious, that Wendy; Edwardian England’s very own Hannah Montana.) These days, a hip young pre-teen like Wends would’ve kicked that last er to the kerb … Continue reading

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Impresh

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a first impresh – whether you’re at a job interview, on a first date, or encountering new neighbours. Common advice given regarding the making of a first impression is … Continue reading

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Diffs

Morrissey and his generation-defining quiff once pertinently enquired, “What difference does it make?” Had Twitter existed in 1984, the Mozfather might’ve sung, “What diffs does it make?” (FYI: the short answer is either “none”, “some”, or “lots”, depending on how … Continue reading

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