One of a large number of acronyms describing various lifestages. This one stands for ‘kids in parents’ pockets eroding retirement savings’. And with the rise of the ‘boomerang generation’ who seem happy to live with/sponge off the olds, it’s becoming more common. See also: Henry (high earning, not rich yet), Dink (dual income, no kids) and yuppie (young urban professional).
Sick of being a mere keynote speaker? Impress your business colleagues by telling everyone you’re one level above that and have been confirmed as the locknote speaker.
Back in the day, if you were on the radio or TV, it was all about sounding classy by mimicking the received pronunciation of our British forebears. These days, things are a lot more casual on the airwaves and that’s led to what some believe is an epidemic of ‘creaky voice’ in broadcasting. And for some, it has an impact on how authoritative the speaker sounds. Although as one researcher said: “If people are having a problem with these reporters on the radio, what it means is they’re old”.
As Oscar Wilde reputedly said, real friends stab you in the front. Grinfuckers do not. Instead, they say nice things to your face during the meeting and then throw you to the wolves afterwards.