something considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality. According to Susan Sontag, "The essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric -- something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques." (Notes on Camp)
Campy movies: Attack of the 50-foot Woman, Plan 9 From Outer Space, The Tingler, Barbarella
Other examples: Baltimore, The National Enquirer, fake fur, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiki, and polyester plaids
"I love disco precisely why everyone else seems to dislike it: disco is just so darn campy."
1 aka a real job; a job with heath insurance; as opposed to an internship or the wonderful world of retail
2 a primary job; a day job
This isn't just another interview. This is for a job job.
I'm an editor--primarily of technical documentation for my JOB job, but I also dabbling in things like web site authoring on the side.
The right rear seat of a car.
Driver "Let's hit the road."
Teen 1 "Shotgun!"
Teen 2 "Cobain!"
Green tea is the new aloe.
Green tea can cure cancer, lupus, shingles, and hemroids.
Barberess at Hairkuttery: Would you like the tea tree shampoo?
Contra-Dictionarian: What's that?
Barberess at Hairkuttery: Green tea is the new aloe.
Contra-Dictionarian: Sweet - maybe that will cure my crabs.
1. advance notice
2. a warning
Just wanted to give you a heads up so you'll be expecting his call.
most certainly; without a doubt
Would you like another canape?
Mispelling of guinea
, derogatory slang for Italian
"Go 'head, now I'll kill you. You guinea brat you."
- Carlo in The Godfather