Raising your voice at the end of a statement to turn it into a question as typified by valley girls but has spread for beyond to both sexes and even beyond the US.
Typically used to solicit affirmation to an otherwise dull and pointless story.
y'know, so I was wanting a BMW but i actually got an Audieee
Why does Melissa speak like that, has she had a stroke?
Nah, she just loves the moronic interrogative
The dawning realisation that you don't know what's going on in any given situation. Line from the 1980s Ultravox song 'Vienna':
Oh Vienna, this means nothing to me.
During the Q&A a professor asked an obscure question and as he was talking I was having a total Vienna moment.
The detours and delays of a regular vacation casused by volcanic ash disrupting your return flight home, or conversely the time you spend at home because you couldn't fly out.
Prague was great, but the volcation took in Germany, Switzerland and France on the drive back!
Condition where your arm goes numb, preventing you raising it beyond horizontal
What's wrong with your arm?
Oh I had a flu shot earlier and now I've got a touch of McCain arm
Slavish devotee to Apple products from the ipod the Mac. Steve Jobs is their messiah and will fiercely defend him.
Usually dressed in a black polo-neck.
Steve Jobs released the iPad in San Francisco. It looked just like an iphone except it was bigger, heavier, harder to transport, more expensive and did less things. The assembled appolytes salivated nonetheless.
Thank Jobs there was someone who understood them and didn't just produce another useless 'gadget' they said. The appolytes were pleased.
The universal troubles caused to you by being part of a family
. So called because they are familiar to all concerned.
Membership and/or participation in family activities cause well known types of this shit
What's up Greg?
My uncle caused a scene over Thanksgiving and my mum was crying over the wasted effort to have a nice dinner.
Yeah, I can totally do without that familia shit; my sister wanted to go out and my dad said not looking like that but she did so anyway, so then he gets on my case and says i should get off my lazy ass and get a job.
Girl who dates a guy because he has a sexy accent.
This attribute takes precedent over all other personal qualities
Usually upper class English or soft European.
What does Kristy see in that English guy?
Eh, she's just an accent whore