Eble’s students illustrate its typical use, as a carefree tag to explain an impulsive choice: “You want to park illegally in this spot? Even as teenagers argue over the merits of YOLO-ing, their parents and teachers remain largely oblivious.Slang serves a powerful function for marking an “in-group,” as sociologists say, and it’s easy to see how YOLO would be precisely the type of term that its users would want to keep to themselves, away from elders.One wry elaboration, credited to the comedian Joe E. ” The word has also found favor as a verb, as in this Yelp review of a Jersey City pizzeria: “All the times I come home after a night of YOLO-ing, I crave a delish slice to soak up the booze and sober me up.” Advertisement But as the term has circulated over the past several months, a YOLO backlash has set in.Lewis in 1952, is “You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.”Today’s young purveyors of YOLO do indeed appear to be trying to work it right, though what that means is up for debate. Jason Salcedo, a high school senior from Stuart, Fla., recently blogged that YOLO is now “used by teens only as an absolute justification to do dangerous or harmful things.” As he pointed out, those who use it might not appreciate that you only die once, [email protected] The @reply means a Twitter update (a tweet) that is directed to another user in reply to their update.An @reply will be saved in the user's "Replies" tab.Your tweets can be posted through Twitter, SMS text messaging, instant messaging, RSS, email or through other social applications and connected websites.
Also, there are a number of terms which are basically Twitter shorthand: abbreviations that users include in their tweets.
Rather than You Only Live Once, it should be You Live Only Once..because YLOO doesn’t have the same ring, we shrug and decide it doesn’t matter.”(Mc Cullough’s objection to the placement of “only” in the expression is an old one, but even the great usage writer Henry Fowler thought it was folly to insist on placing “only” nearest to the part of the sentence it qualifies, ridiculing “the modern precisians who have more zeal than discretion.” No one, upon hearing “you only live once,” would would interpret it to mean that living is the only thing you do once—just as “I only have eyes for you” would never be understood to mean that “eyes for you” are the only thing I have.)If there’s anything that signals the death knell of YOLO, it is that Katie Couric has now latched onto it.
In advance of her syndicated talk show, “Katie,” which debuts next month, Couric has announced that the show will have a regular feature called “What’s Your YOLO?
Used either when things are going well, or sarcastically when things are going terribly. From Douglas Adams' _Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy._ Phenomon in books andmovies where the populace at large completely ignores something strange and otherwise very noticeable, because it's only of concern to the main characters. Brown-eyed, sweet, cute, hot chick that lives in, oh yeah! Sometimes they will end up saving the day for you (hence the name safety) when you're out of cigs and craving like a madman. Unidentifiable object or group of objects - or, if known, can be a catch-all word for everything Example: In a restaurant: Honey, you have some schmutz on your face. a word that derivied out of a speech team of mine..means cool, good or to be used in a congratalatory remark. Named for a priest whose breathing you hear from the back of the chapel. Historically used to describe Michael Schumacher fans. First official usage in Boyett's TREKS NOT TAKEN (Harper Collins).
Example: Yeah, I have three papers due tomorrow morning. Example: Fan1: There's a giant BAT flying above New York! Example: The Schufosi went wild as the Ferrari driver won the race. It must be removed from the rolling track ball to make the mouse function smoothly. Example: It's hard to say which is more schwoopy, Betty Page or a '69 Corvette.