Word for Word #31 Fishing for cats, dogs & hats
From catfishing and FOMO, to the rise of the influencer, the internet is a rich source for ever-evolving slang words and expressions.
In this special bonus episode, we look at popular internet terms, abbreviations and acronyms that have made their way into colloquial language.
Join us as we explore our language: the ways we use it, the ways we abuse it, and the ways we ultimately change it.
Words & Definitions
Macquarie Dictionary defintitions from this episode:
- milkshake duck
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