Category Archives: Word of the Week

Word of the Week : stoked

Stoked

Always slightly bemused by the colloquialisms in New Zealand! I joined Skinny mobile so that I could use the local networks here. Needless to say, Skinny was really enthusiastic about it. I received a text the next day saying: ‘ Thanks for joining Skinny! We’re super stoked to have you with us’… they’re going to give me ‘top notch’ service and they have an ‘awesome’ network…

Stoked is defined as : euphoric or excited…

Word of the Week : BLAT

Ok it’s not strictly a word. It’s an acronym.

You’ve heard of a BLT?  Well this is a BLAT.

BLT, as you know, is an acronym for bacon, lettuce and tomato. BLAT is an acronym for bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato. Avocados are grown here in New Zealand and are therefore more plentiful.  ‘Avos’ ( the New Zealand abbreviation) are often included as part of the menu…