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Worksop
The overwhelming feeling of melancholic misery, hopeless outlook and an urge to pull ones teeth with pliers matched with suppurating wounds to the soles of the feet.
(, Wed 2 May 2018, 7:29, Reply)
Stubley
That weird short-lived cold sensation immediately following you stubbing your toe but before the realisation of what has happened hits you
(, Wed 2 May 2018, 2:38, Reply)
Climping
The repeated act of taking a selfie and then deleting it because you are under the impression that you can look as hot as anyone on Instagram given enough time
(, Wed 2 May 2018, 2:20, Reply)
Wordwell
Twitter user with a novel in progress who only communicates in severely hashtagged sentence fragments.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 22:48, Reply)
Compton Dando
The act of chasing down and killing an Amazon delivery driver on a doorstep after you've been waiting in all day and received yet another 'Sorry we missed you card' instead of your order.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 20:34, Reply)
Badlesmere
That feeling of nausea caused by poking your toothbrush too far down the back of your tongue.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 18:53, Reply)
Pluckley
n. Person in charge of dispatching chickens and turkeys that have been hand-reared on a farm.
Example:
"Where's the Pluckley gone? That bastard cock had me up at 4am and he needs his neck wringing. Get the Pluckley!"
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 18:50, Reply)
Postling
An increasingly aggressive series of forum posts from which the poster manages to disprove a point they were trying to prove or vice versa.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:53, Reply)
Pulham Market
Any Wetherspoons on a Saturday evening between 11pm and midnight.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:47, Reply)
Foggathorpe
That man who hangs around in the local vape shop treating it as a cafe or pub and thinks the minimum wage lass behind the till is his best mate and enjoys being shrouded in clouds of his lemon meringue flavoured vapour.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:44, Reply)
Lower Ansty
That fleeting feeling of loss and dread when placing your hand in the trouser pocket where you always keep your phone before you realise it is in your other hand.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:38, Reply)
Oughtibridge
An ancient piece of software buried in a business's IT system that is mission critical and has never gone wrong - but nobody understands it and everyone is terrified of touching it in case it breaks.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:33, Reply)
Catcliffe
The point at which you give up on trying anything productive on your computer and just surf for cute animal pictures instead.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:27, Reply)
Wickersley
(adj.) Of UIs and websites, the property of having badly designed, infuriatingly twitchy and flickering dropdown menus that defy practical use.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:23, Reply)
Horsham
Cheap meat of mysterious provenance sold in lower end supermarkets.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 17:20, Reply)
Uckfield
The opposite of a wivelsfield.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 16:11, Reply)
Wivelsfield
Any field that doesn't turn into a lake of shit at a large open air festival is said to be the wivelsfield.

See also: Wivelsfield Green. Small patches of grass left in the wivelsfield after the festival is over.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 16:06, Reply)
Tyttenhanger
A wardrobe from IKEA, designed with the express purpose of storing bras and nothing else.

(and yes it is a real place).
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 15:55, Reply)
Twitchen
The totally false belief that typing a 140 word message can, in some way, change anything at all!
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 15:22, 2 replies, latest was 7 months ago)
Treflach
The unshakeable suspicion that your opponent in online Scrabble is using a website to find their words.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 14:22, Reply)
Baldwin's Gate
Figurative expression used to describe the accidental deletion of quite important emails owing to inattention or mistaking them for spam. ("Oh, sorry about that, Dave. It must have passed through Baldwin's Gate.")

cf Going to Baldwin's Gate: the act of searching one's spam and deleted email folder to see if a message that should have arrived has ended up there instead.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 14:15, Reply)
Gaick Forest
a massive hipster beard that looks like it could nest birds
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 13:26, Reply)
Preston Candover
a person who repeatedly presses the button to call a lift in the deluded belief that it will make it arrive faster.

also can be applied to pelican crossing buttons
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 13:15, Reply)
Bawdeswell
That moment when you are listening to music so forgettable that you think that it might be nice to listen to some music - and then realise that you already are.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:54, Reply)
Penge.
The gunk and fluff that used to collect on the ball inside an old mouse. A modern equivalent is a Mottingham, a stray hair or eyelash that norks up an optical mouse by getting stuck in the lens.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:49, Reply)
Roundhay
A person who changes from portrait to landscape mode half way through a video.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:47, 1 reply, 7 months ago)
Settle
A comment or Conversation not important enough to warrant correction of automatic changes the capitalisation of Random words placed there by your telephone or device.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:39, Reply)
Great Orm
the actor in a gay pron film who is clearly going to be servicing the Little Orm within seconds
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:05, Reply)
Little Orm
the smaller actor in a gay porn film, the "recipient" of several other actors affections.
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:04, Reply)
Bala
the missing first letter of a word or string of characters, particularly when you copy and paste into a password field
(, Tue 1 May 2018, 12:03, Reply)

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