Saturday, July 17, 2010

New Words I Learned from 'Date Night'

I've scribbled a list of words that I don't know the meaning into my notepad while seeing the 2010 Screw-Ball Comedy 'Date Night' These are the words and the meaning:

Kiteboarding - A water sport where a rider on a small surfboard is pulled by a large kite controlled by hand-held strings
Lego - (trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models
Puree - Food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
Salmon - Any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
Bragging - An instance of boastful talk, Exhibiting self-importance, Show off
Crame - to eat like a pig or a starving homeless person [Urban Dictionary]
Windy - Abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes, Not practical or realizable; speculative, Resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability, Using or containing too many words, Marked by repeated turns and bends
Quickie - Hurried repair
Taliban (ofcourse I know about taliban :P, but I don't know the meaning)- A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government
Walk among the Birds - Metaphors can mean different things to different individuals, but to walk among the birds is to understand where someone else is coming from.
Chardonnay - White wine grape, Dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
Risotto - Rice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese
Truffle - Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
Ransom - Money demanded for the return of a captured person, Payment for the release of someone, The act of freeing from captivity or punishment, (crime) exchange or buy back for money; under threat
Cabernet - Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties
RadioShack Corporation (formerly Tandy Corporation) is a chain of electronics retail stores in the United States, as well as parts of North America, Europe, South America and Africa
Whippet - Small slender dog of greyhound type developed in England
End of Days - The End Time, End Times, or End of Days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and in doomsday scenarios in various other non-Abrahamic religions
Gucci - Gucci is an Italian fashion and leather goods label, part of the Gucci Group, which is owned by French company Pinault-Printemps-Redoute. Gucci was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in 1921.
Syphilis - Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease. The route of transmission of syphilis is almost always through sexual contact, although there are examples of congenital syphilis via transmission from mother to child in utero or at birth
Androgynous - Being both male and female; hermaphroditic
Killshot - (Sports) a decisive smashing or punching of a ball with the hand or a racquet such that it is virtually unreturnable, as in volleyball, handball, or badminton


  1. LOL....I think you misunderstood "whippet." The reference wasn't to the dog whippet, but the kind that some people use as an inhalant. See here:

  2. P.S. a "quickie" means quick sex, not a quick repair, lol.