Chic-tionary: The Little Book of Fashion Faux-cabulary by Stephanie Simons, Malia Carter

By Stephanie Simons, Malia Carter

Chic-tionary is a darling little dictionary of favor and sweetness phrases you by no means knew existed. It takes its proposal from the atypical and fun language of style humans like Tyra Banks (smize), guy Repeller (arm party), and André Leon Tally (dreckitude), and comprises greater than 200 made-up acronyms, abbreviations, and afflictions which are bound to depart an indelible glitter stain at the English language.

Have you ever attempted anything on at a division shop with no bothering to hold it again up (fit it then surrender it)? Or been kept via a Sephora while a last-minute invitation moves and you're with no make-up (serendipretty)? Are you a dark-haired maiden who's uninterested in letting blondes think they've got extra enjoyable (brunetiquette)?

Other terminally stylish terminology includes:
accessorcism
What must occur if you believe possessed to put on each piece of knickknack you personal, all at once.
bangover
The morning-after regret that happens upon getting bangs which are too brief and don't behave.
dresspassing
When one other lady invades your territory through displaying up within the related gown as you.
fête-abolism
The phenomenon within which energy ate up whereas status and making small speak at a fête don't count.
ideal physique weight
Bradley Cooper on best of you.
prisoner of wardrobe
What you develop into if you happen to flip down an invitation.
. . . And extra!

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6 The participants were 6. We do not consider the results of the dialogic/non-dialogic punch lines in this article. They will be the subject of ulterior publications. 41 42 Salvatore Attardo, Lucy Pickering, and Amanda Baker told that they should tell one another their respective joke and that they should continue talking for five or ten minutes, until told to stop by the person in charge of the experiment. They were given the option of continuing to tell jokes or to talk about anything they wanted.

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3 A note on the coding of humor and humor support Generally, the production of humor to support humor is a well-documented phenomenon. However, when coding a turn for analysis it is important to distinguish between humorous turns of humor supports and non-humorous turns of humor support. 42 C 293 294 // YEAH [232–204] [71] (M. 7 The joke is followed by a pause and by shared laughter, which is a form of support (Hay 2001). Then Marina produces an ironical supportive turn: “No kidding”. This is followed by a supportive turn by Carmen “Yeah”.

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