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(Guardian)   Oxford English Dictionary goes full goblin mode   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2022-12-05 10:06:35 AM  
"Metaverse" was the second choice, followed by "#IStandWith".

#IStandWith goblin mode people in the metaverse.

I've never used any of these words yet they are "words of the year"
 
2022-12-05 10:46:20 AM  
Being an unapologetic asshole is no way to go through life, son.

/though I can see the attraction.
 
2022-12-05 10:52:22 AM  
Subby's mom not mentioned in Oxford's definition.
 
2022-12-05 10:55:07 AM  
Everyone lives in their own metaverse.

Private bubbles where the goblins reside
 
2022-12-05 11:05:22 AM  
I'll admit to not having looked at an honest to goodness dictionary in a long, long, time.

Goblin mode is a phrase, not a word, right? No hypen speaks to me as a phrase. Do dictionaries do phrases?
 
2022-12-05 11:11:26 AM  

AppleOptionEsc: I'll admit to not having looked at an honest to goodness dictionary in a long, long, time.

Goblin mode is a phrase, not a word, right? No hypen speaks to me as a phrase. Do dictionaries do phrases?


Not only do you not read the dictionary, you don't read the article either.
 
2022-12-05 11:22:08 AM  
TIL: "goblin mode" is the new self-indulgent slob phrase.
 
2022-12-05 11:24:32 AM  

August11: AppleOptionEsc: I'll admit to not having looked at an honest to goodness dictionary in a long, long, time.

Goblin mode is a phrase, not a word, right? No hypen speaks to me as a phrase. Do dictionaries do phrases?

Not only do you not read the dictionary, you don't read the article either.


This is fark, no one rtfa.
 
2022-12-05 11:30:25 AM  

AppleOptionEsc: August11: AppleOptionEsc: I'll admit to not having looked at an honest to goodness dictionary in a long, long, time.

Goblin mode is a phrase, not a word, right? No hypen speaks to me as a phrase. Do dictionaries do phrases?

Not only do you not read the dictionary, you don't read the article either.

This is fark, no one rtfa.


Ha! Good point.

/I read them
 
2022-12-05 12:38:43 PM  

Fear the Clam: Subby's mom not mentioned in Oxford's definition.


Subby's mom is always in gobblin' mode.

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2022-12-05 1:13:58 PM  

Fear the Clam: Subby's mom not mentioned in Oxford's definition.


TFA is about goblin mode, not ogre mode.
 
2022-12-05 1:14:44 PM  
Or, if you're a Muslim who likes frozen dairy treats, you could be in Allah Mode.

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............................

*leaves*
 
2022-12-05 7:41:10 PM  

natazha: TIL: "goblin mode" is the new self-indulgent slob phrase.


I just call them Farkers. It's shorter.
 
2022-12-05 8:23:25 PM  

AppleOptionEsc: I'll admit to not having looked at an honest to goodness dictionary in a long, long, time.

Goblin mode is a phrase, not a word, right? No hypen speaks to me as a phrase. Do dictionaries do phrases?


It is a phrase. Their product is for sale. The article is an ad. You're the target market. Yay
 
2022-12-05 8:47:11 PM  

Fear the Clam: Subby's mom not mentioned in Oxford's definition.


Goblin Girl
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2022-12-06 12:03:52 AM  
That casserole was so good I kept goblin it up.
 
2022-12-06 12:04:13 AM  
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