"my way or the highway"

Request: denotes a strong preference for one's own approach or decisions without considering alternatives.

"crossing the line"

Priority request: to go beyond what is proper or acceptable.

"spinning your wheels"

Request: to waste one's time or energy idly or frivolously; to neither progress nor regress, but remain in a fixed, neutral position.


a message that seems to convey no meaning -- vocabulary.com


"a nonhuman creature so ugly or monstrous as to frighten people" -- dictionary.com

singular "they"

Request: A gender-neutral third-person pronoun. Although technically not new, it is getting more and more widespread nowadays.


an essential concept in many religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The term implies that something has been paid for or bought back -- wikipedia

luck (concept)

request: good fortune; advantage or success, considered as the result of chance.


Sacrilege is the violation or injurious treatment of a sacred object, site or person. This can take the form of irreverence to sacred persons, places, and things -- wikipedia


a list of persons held in extreme disfavor -- dictionary.com

chill (adjective)

"having a laid-back style or easy demeanor" --Merriam-Webster

double speak

deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts, or reverses the meaning of words. Doublespeak may take the form of euphemisms (e.g., "downsizing" for layoffs and "servicing the target" for bombing)... [it] is most closely associated with political language -- wikipedia


Request: language used in legal documents that is difficult to understand


One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity -- American heritage dictionary


"a predicament affording no obvious escape" -- merriam-webster.com