Putpocket – language and words in the newsPosted by Kati Sule on November 26, 2009
If you, like me a few years ago, have been pickpocketed in the past, you will welcome the new phenomenon called putpocketing and its perpetrator, the putpocket, or put-pocketer, who instead of taking money out of your pocket or bag will put money in without you realising it. Here is a bit of background to it:
Read last week’s BuzzWord. Phantonym: a word which is not quite what it looks like.