Sunday, November 01, 2009

why british music journalism sucks

the adjective stonking, as in "a stonking version of...": whatthehell? i know it's supposed to be their language and everything, but jeez...


Blogger Grubbermeister said...

Well, stonk me with a couple of smoked kippers!

1:18 PM  
Blogger Herb Levy said...

That's not a problem with British journalism; it's the perennial problem of slang that you don't know yet.

Reviews are one of the main ways that hipster talk gets mainstreamed. Even old fogies like us can figure out, after a while, whether "stonking" is positive or negative.

5:26 AM  

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