Clenched-fist salute, n.
Pronunciation: /klɛnʃt fɪst səˈluːt/
Etymology: clenched adj. + fist n. + salute n.
A raised-arm salute with fist clenched, denoting socialist solidarity, black power, or (Telecomm. advts., offensive) ‘4G at no extra cost’.
Do-it-yourselfie stick, n.
Pronunciation: /ˌduːᵻtjəˈsɛlfi stɪk/
Etymology: < merging do-it-yourself adj. + selfie stick n.
A device in the form of a rod on which a smartphone may be mounted, serving the activity of taking a photograph of oneself from a wide angle, rather than holding the smartphone in one’s hand or employing a photographer.
Pronunciation: /ʃɔːt ˈsaɪtɪd/
Etymology: < short adj. + sighted adj.
1. Having short sight; having the focus of the eyes at less than the normal distance; unable to distinguish objects clearly at a distance; myopic.
2. Never feeling the need to look up from one’s smartphone.
Pity the palmtop and the PDA: so crap that by the time the BlackBerry and iPhone came along everyone had forgotten two generic names for them already existed, so started using smartphone instead.
I receive a self-contradicter of a text from O2: ‘You opted out of our emails and texts, so you’re not getting to hear about all the stuff you get…’ Apparently, at the top of that list of stuff I get is my optation ignored. Great stuff guys!