The ups and downs of your mood during the pandemic. You're loving lockdown one minute but suddenly weepy with anxiety the next. It truly is an emotional coronacoaster.
Experimental cocktails mixed from whatever random ingredients you have left in the house. The boozy equivalent of a store cupboard supper. Southern Comfort and Ribera quarintini with a glace' cherry anyone? These are sipped at "lockdown hour" ie. wine o'clock during lockdown which seems to be creeping earlier with each passing week.
Le Creuset wrist
It's the new "avocado hand" - an aching arm after taking one's best saucepan outside to bang during the weekly " Clap for Carers". It might be heavy but you're keen to impress the neighbours with your high quality kitchenware.
As opposed to millennials, this refers to the future generation of babies conceived during coronavirus quarentine. They might also be known as "Generation C" or, more spookily, "Children of the Quran."
Wine consumed in an attempt to relieve the frustration of not working Also known as "bored-eaux" or "cabernet tedium."
An overdose of bad news from consuming too much media during a time of crisis. Can result in a panicdemic.
The elephant in the Zoom
The glaring issue during a videoconferencing call that nobody feels able to mention eg. One participant has dramatically put on weight, suddenly sprouted terrible facial hair or has a worryingly messy house visible in the background.
An attention seeker using their time in lockdown to make amateur films which they are convinced are funnier and cleverer than they actually are.
One who ignores public health advice or behaves with reckless disregard for the safety of others can be said to display "covidiocy" or be "covidiotic." Also called a "lockclown."
The sudden fear that you've consumed so much wine, cheese, home-made cakes and chocolate in lockdown that your ankles are swelling up like a medieval kings'.
Using health precautions as an excuse for snubbing neighbours and generally ignoring people you find irritating.
Someone so alarmed by an innocuous splutter or throat-clear that they back away in terror.
Extra make-up applied to "make one's eyes pop" before going out wearing a face-mask.
The 10kg in weight we are all gaining from comfort eating and comfort
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