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Sidepodcast dictionary // Your essential guide to translating Sidepodtalk

Published by Christine

Co-founded by Christine and Giggles, this is the first edition of the Sidepodcast dictionary. It’s a bit small, and you might say a work in progress. Read on to find the odd words and phrases used by the Sidepodcast community, with explanations and translations where possible.

A

Afterniib: Noun. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: A pretty shocking typo of afternoon and an embarrassing way to introduce yourself into the comments really!

Usage: Good afterniib everyone!

A little bit Piquet: Phrase. Coined by Amy.

Definition: not very good at all.

Usage: WordPress is a little bit Piquet.

Amazini: Adjective. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: A new (and possibly drunken) way to say amazing

Usage: Lou is amazini

Announcementy machine: Noun. Coined by Amy.

Definition: The PA system as used on aeroplanes.

Usage: My favourite pilots are the ones who get on the announcementy machine…

Automagically: Verb. Coined by Mr C.

Definition: When comments appear by themselves out of nowhere.

Usage: I’d be amazed if either received new comments automagically though.

B

Bannination: Verb. Coined by Gavin.

Definition: What happens when you choose another sport over F1.

Usage: Sacrificing F1 for Tennis? That’s instant bannination right there!

Blah-Blah-Blah: Noun. Coined by Rubens Barrichello. Minted by Dan Brunell.

Definition: Referring to another person, driver, organisation, or team’s lengthy excuses and/or explanations in a mocking manner.

Usage: Fans are tired of all the blah-blah-blah from Renault for why Piquet still has a drive.

Blug: Verb. As typoed by Lukeh, defined by Gavin.

Definition: To plug one’s or another’s blog post.

Usage: That’s why I rarely blug my own posts.

Bonjouryes: Greeting. Coined by Alex Andronov.

Definition: A modified and more positive version of the greeting bonjourno.

Usage: Bonjouryes and good Saturday.

Bracketry: Verb. Unknown origin.

Definition: A phrase which appears in a set of brackets, particularly used as commenting names.

Usage: That’s some nice bracketry, RG.

C

Coaxial Cable Coupler Thingy: Noun. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: Part of the TV cabling setup.

Usage: Lukeh forgot to get a coaxial cable coupler thingy and had to head outside again.

Condimenting: Verb. Coined by Alex ‘The Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: To put a condiment on something.

Usage: Alex was condimenting his dinner.

Cubey Biscuits: Noun. Coined by Lukeh

Definition: A word to describe square, perhaps tray-baked, biscuits, such as flapjack.

Usage: They’re like oatmeal cubey biscuity things. Very yummy.

D

Decadely: Noun. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: A step up from the Daily, Weekly, Monthly and any other general thread.

Usage: You should post that in the Decadely.

Delurk: Verb. Coined by Rachel (we know you are out there)

Definition: To post a comment after reading and listening for a long time without commenting

Usage: Just delurking to post my first comment.

DNA: Noun. Coined by James Allen.

Definition: Used to describe the historical lineage of the modern F1 team.

Usage: (Don’t use it, it causes HULK-esque capitalisation in the comments) It might have Red Bull in the fuel tank but the Toro Rosso has Minardi DNA.

Doohickey Dream: Noun. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: The idea of running the doohickey for as long as possible without crashing or refreshing.

Usage: We have to switch the electricity off on Tuesday, so the doohickey dream is over.

Dropio: Verb. Origin unknown.

Definition: To post something to drop.io.

Usage: I dropioed that picture of Franck.

Dumbo-flugel: Noun. Origin unknown.

Definition: A piece of plastic stuck on the nose of a 2008 Honda to improve it’s aerodynamics.

Usage: Dumbo-flugel, dumbo-flugel, I just love saying dumbo-flugel.

Dictionary: Verb. Origin unknown.

Definition: To put something into the Sidepodcast dictionary.

Usage: I am so going to dictionary that word.

E

Eeining: Noun. Coined by Jackie.

Definition: Saying hello in the evening when the V on your keyboard is broken.

Usage: Eening eerybody. How are you all?

Effic: Adjective. Coined by Christine.

Definition: Something that is epic and is to do with F1.

Usage: The effic Sidepodcast Twitter list. (Trying to say epic F1 Sidepodcast Twitter list.)

Engine sorbet: Noun. Coined by Alianora.

Definition: The description of the 2008 engine freeze rules that weren’t really frozen.

Usage: The engines were supposed to be frozen but weren’t. That’s why I’m calling the engine freeze and engine sorbet!

Ermail: Noun. Coined by Mr C.

Definition: The more polite version of ‘ummail’ and one step removed from ‘hmmail.’

Usage: You can ermail them to the Sidepodcast drop and they’ll magically appear.

F

Farer: Comparative. Coined by Kathi.

Definition: Greater distance from a particular location.

Usage: Slightly farer away.

Fasterific: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Good.

Usage: That is fasterific!

Fifteen metres of amazingness: Adjective. Coined by Alison.

Definition: Quite good indeed; similar to Five pints of awesome.

Usage: Thanks for the cable related advice. I now have 15 metres of amazingness!

Five pints of awesome: Adjective. Coined by Gavin.

Definition: Quite good indeed.

Usage: That Daft Hands video is Five pints of awesome!

Flippedydodah: Noun. Coined by Lukeh

Definition: A crash resulting in some significant air time.

Usage: Mark Webber’s flippedydodah over Heikki Kovalainen at Valencia..

Franckage: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Any homage directed towards Franck Montagny.

Usage: Nice bit of franckage there.

Francktastic: Adjective. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: To achieve a level of greatness as Franck Montagny.

Usage: Christine is francktastic.

Fropioed: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: Similar to drop.io, but written one handed whilst enjoying mouthfuls of mustard chicken pasta.

Usage: I managed a 7 last night which I fropioed because no-one will ever beat it.

Frownies: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: The opposite of smilies. Frowning emoticon.

Usage: I was moderated for using too many frownies.

Full Darth, The: Noun. Coined by Gavin.

Definition: A dark, brooking and generally grumpy stare often given by Anthony Hamilton.

Usage: He gives it the full Darth, doesn’t he?

G

Getting the ice cream from the fridge: Phrase. Origins unknown.

Definition: As an alternative to throwing the toys out of the pram.

Usage: Kimi is getting the ice cream from the fridge!

Gigglybits: Noun. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: A form of data storage.

Usage: You do seem to have 6 kijillion gigglybits of storage on there.

Gooseduck: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: A duck that herds geese like a dog herds sheep.

Usage: Lou had two mallards that rounded up geese. They were gooseducks.

Guinea-pigging: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: The act of being a technical guinea pig.

Usage: Thanks for guinea-pigging the new Sidepodpanel with us.

Gradientness: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: An alternative way of talking about, well, gradient.

Usage: Look at the gradientness of this track!

H

Head Ping: Verb or noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: When a person is mentioned in the comments, and that person responds, even though they are “not there”, any time, day or night.

Usage: Is Christine around? I’ll try to head-ping her.

I

Importantalized: Verb. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: To highlight a comment as being important.

Usage: That could be importantalized by people.

J

Jarnoish: Adjective. Coined by Joe Saward.

Definition: doing well one day and being pretty rubbish the next. See also: Trulliometer.

Usage: It’s hard to get a job if you’re being a bit Jarnoish.

Jensonilla: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: the act of waltzing your way out of one contract for another, and then coming back to your original contract.

Usage: He must had to put a Jensonilla to end up where he is!

K

Kijillion: Noun. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: A large amount, usually used in conjunction with gigglybits.

Usage: You do seem to have 6 kijillion gigglybits of storage on there.

L

Lappage: Verb. Coined by Anthony Davidson on 5live.

Definition: The act of completing laps.

Usage: You want to do most of your lappage on the prime tyre.

Lurkeh: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: To lurk like Lukeh.

Usage: I’m not keeping up with the comments tonight, consider me lurkeh.

Luvky: Adjective. As typoed by Lukeh, defined by Gavin.

Definition: To be lucky and lovely at the same time.

Usage: I think the community here is luvky…

M

Mayhemic: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Chaos, mayhem.

Usage: The show would end in mayhemic terms.

McG Given: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: That which is expected and needs no explanation [but is likely to underwhelm]

Usage: The Transformer movie will likely have awesome CGI, OK plot. That’s a [McG] Given.

Megablastic: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Good.

Usage: That is megablastic.

Megablastic swoosh: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: The sound effect formerly known as the sweeper sweeper.

Usage: I need a megablastic swoosh now.

Mike Oldfieldean: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Describes very long audio shows.

Usage: The 2008 in Words show will be Mike Oldfieldean in proportion.

Miniserieses: Noun. Coined by Nikki.

Definition: The plural of mini series.

Usage: Love your miniserieses.

Moderation hell: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: When all your comments repeatedly go to moderation for reasons unknown.

Usage: I’m stuck in moderation hell. Why does Sidepodcast hate me?

Muppetish: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: A description of a car that looks ugly, or like something from a cartoon.

Usage: That muppetish 2009 BMW was testing at Jerez yesterday.

N

Name dropioing: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: Posting photos of yourself with famous people in dropio.

Usage: Christine posting a picture of herself with Rob is just name dropioing.

O

Ois-mail: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: To send an email which is mistake for a voicemail.

Usage: And here is an ois-mail from Gavin.

P

Panda-Ohren: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: German for panda ears, as spotted on the 2008 McLaren.

Usage: As well as dumbo-flugel, we also have panda-ohren.

Pants: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Rubbish.

Usage: Rubens Barrichello was pants when he wasn’t in a car that dominated.

Participication: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: The SPC form of participation.

Usage: I don’t think there will be any more Sidepodcast participication.

Phwagaggled: Verb. Coined by RG.

Definition: So embarrassing that you just can’t say it.

Usage: The result today was humiliating, phwagagglled we were.

Pinger: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Device used by Christine to indicate points during Sidepodpanel.

Usage: Oh no, I have broken my pinger

Pluggety pluggety plug, Pluggy the pig, Pluggitch: Noun or verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: ways and means of plugging your blog.

Usage: Here’s a quick pluggety pluggety plug, if I may.

Plugtasticness: Verb. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: An excessive amount of plugging.

Usage: In a spate of maximum plugtasticness, I’d like to encourage everyone to take part in the SofaF1 Pole Poll Championship.

Poddle: Verb. Coined by littlepurplegoth.

Definition: To move, or visit.

Usage: You can poddle along later and listen to the edited version.

Post trawling: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: To read through and comment on a whole thread long after it started.

Usage: He’s post trawling again, isn’t he?

Predictioning: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: To make predictions.

Usage: Ah yes, just like earlier when we were predictioning.

Pfffting: Verb. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: To look at something in disgust, and go pfft.

Usage: Much pfffting occured when I saw Michael Schumacher.

R

RGesque: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: To say something very short on a live show, similar to RG.

Usage: Well, that was RGesque.

Ring-wing: Noun. Coined by Dank.

Definition: rear wing.

Usage: McLaren are running a curvy ring-wing today.

S

Safari Cut-Out Doo-Dah: Noun. Origins Unknown.

Definition: The web-clip widget creater tool for Safari in Mac OS X.

Usage: I created a What the Duck widget using that safari cut-out doo-dah for my dashboard.

Sammich: Noun. Coined by Jarett in CT.

Definition: Sandwich.

Usage: That’s not a burger, that’s a chicken sammich.

See ya beyond the blue Honda: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: Saying goodnight in terms of Honda – looking forward to a new awakening.

Usage: Night everybody, see ya beyond the blue Honda.

Shark-fin: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: In our quest to name car parts after animals and translate them into German, we discovered that Shark-fin is the same.

Usage: Bring back the dumbo-flugel! The shark fins are still around.

Sidepodcastism: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: A saying coined within the pages of the Sidepodcast Empire.

Usage: I’ve never heard that before, must be a Sidepodcastism.

Sidepoddies: Noun. Coined by Christine.

Definition: The annual Sidepodcast awards.

Usage: There may be such a category in the Sidepoddies at the end of the year.

Sidepodflag: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: The national flag of Sidepodland.

Usage: We need designs for the sidepodflag.

Sidepodhug: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: The warmth of camaraderie felt in the Sidepodcast community.

Usage: I have felt graciously embraced by the sidepodhugs here.

Sidepodland: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: The land where Sidepod is.

Usage: We need a flag for Sidepodland.

Sidepodlist: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: The ever-expanding list of things that the Sidepodcast team have said sound like a good idea.

Usage: Let’s add it to the Sidepodlist.

Sidepodnoun: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Any noun with the word ‘sidepod’ in front of it.

Usage: Have you seen my sidepodcog? As easy as a piece of sidepodcake. Too many sidepodnouns!

Sneakiocity: Adjective. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: Ways and means of being sneaky when it comes to playing prediction and/or Fantasy F1 games

Usage: I was trying to work out the way in which you were manifesting your sneakiocity.

Statstastic: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: Something that is heavily filled with stats, possibly a little too nerdy.

Usage: That website is statstastic!

Steam Decider: Noun. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles Andronov.

Definition: The button that decided whether you want steam or not on an iron.

Usage: The iron has a dial for temperature and a steam decider.

Schumifreude: Verb. Coined by Eric the Baker.

Definition: Taking pleasure from the misfortune of Michael Schumacher.

Usage: Enjoying a spot of schumifreude in 2010.

Showage: Noun. Coined by Alex Andronov.

Definition: A live radio show.

Usage: We’ve got some excellent songs coming up in this showage today.

T

Talkaboutable: Noun. Originated here.

Definition: Something you can talk about.

Usage: Sleeptime, hopefully the thing will be talkaboutable by morning.

THAT woman: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Nicole Scherzinger.

Usage: Very cool, except it’s got THAT woman in it.

Thonk: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: An alternative to thinking.

Usage: I thonk that would the epitome of an underwhelming article.

Three Degrees of Sidepodcast: Phrase. Origins unknown.

Definition: The Sidepodcast equivalent of Six Degrees of Separation (only a little bit closer).

Usage: It’s a small world! No, it’s Three Degrees of Sidepodcast.

Thunk: Adjective. Origins unknown.

Definition: What you do to a thonk.

Usage: Who would have thunk it?

Ti-Fisi: Noun. Coined by Gavin.

Definition: A Fisichella supporter.

Usage: Spoken like a true Ti-Fisi.

Tilke-Groan: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: One of the identical circuits designed by Hermann Tilke.

Usage: I let out a Tilke-Groan when I saw it was another one designed by him.

Tremaybe: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: Like Tremayne but for occasions when you have no strong opinion. Usually the result of a typo.

Usage: You should leave us a voicemail and Tremaybe about it.

Tremayne: Verb. Coined by Stuart C.

Definition: To dress all in black, and growl about unusually mundane topics.

Usage: He was having a good old tremayne about it.

Trulliometer: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: A guage of what mood Jarno Trulli is in.

Usage: Uh oh, Jarno crashed out, the Trulliometer will be swinging low today.

Similar but not as catchy: Hamiltonometer.

Trulli-train: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: What happens when a bunch of cars get caught up behind Trulli.

Usage: Oh lord, there’s a proper Trulli-train building.

Similar but not as catchy: Ultimate Trulli Train (when he is in the lead), Barrichello Bus, Kovi Karavan, Kaz Karavan, Massa Monorail, Fernando Funicular, Fernando Freight Train, Button Bus

Twittremayning: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: To tremayne on Twitter.

Usage: Are you twittremayning?

U

Uncomfortability: Adjective. Coined by Mr C.

Definition: Discomfort.

Usage: People were talking about Lewis’s uncomfortability at the McLaren launch.

Understeered like a pig on a polished floor: Phrase. Origins unknown.

Definition: A description of the handling of the 2008 Ferrari.

Usage: The Ferrari’s handling was evil. It understeered like a pig on a polished floor.

Unnamed laughter powered aircraft: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: An expression of laughter related to a humorous post that avoids the dreaded word ROFLCopter.

Usage: That is 5 pints of Unnamed laughter powered aircraft.

Unlaunch: Verb. Coined by Pat W.

Definition: The opposite of launching, particularly in relation to space shuttle missions.

Usage: I’m just in time to see the launch. I mean the unlaunch!

Untalkaboutable: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Something you can’t talk about. The opposite of talkaboutable.

Usage: Sleeptime, hopefully the thing will be talkaboutable by morning.

W

Whateverdayitis: Noun. Coined by Lukeh.

Definition: The condition of not knowing what day it is.

Usage: I think Mr C and I both suffer from whateverdayitis.

Wigglywigglywigglywooshswoosh: Noun. Coined by Alex ‘Giggles’ Andronov.

Definition: God knows.

Usage: Is the wigglywigglywigglywooshswoosh working yet?

Wiki’ing: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: To add something to a wiki.

Usage: This needs wiki’ing.

Alternative spelling: Wikiing.

Wikimental: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: To add a lot of things to the Wiki in a flurry of activity.

Usage: I’ve gone a bit Wikimental.

Wikitionary: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: An alternative name for the Sidepodcast dictionary.

Usage: I think I’ll put that in the wikitionary.

Wiki-wicked: Noun. Origins unknown.

Definition: Something on the wiki that is rather good.

Usage: That is wiki-wicked.

Woman: Noun. Coined by the BBC headline.

Definition: Danica Patrick.

Usage: I heard Woman might test with USF1.

Woodwiss, Done a: Verb. Coined by Gavin.

Definition: A dropped call on Skype.

Usage: Hello? Hello? Oh no, he’s done a Woodwiss.

Worthful: Verb. Origins unknown.

Definition: Worthwhile.

Usage: Time is not worthful in heaven.

Y

Yanyday: Noun. Coined by Mr C.

Definition: A new idea to call weekdays, so that you won’t get confused what day it is.

Usage: “if all days end with a ‘y’, they should start with a ‘y’ too. if everyday had the same name, there would be no confusion. what day is it? yanyday.”