DODDS noun. Fearful deep-rooted suspicion of any change. (Ulster-Scots origin.) E.g. “Nigel keeps repeating the same old tissue of dodds.”
PLAN B noun. Aspirational promise to achieve something – anything – after everything else fails miserably. E.g. “Mrs May is intent on using Plan B in a further attempt to cling on to power.”
OTOOLE verb. to experience a deep sense of boredom after reading long-winded newspaper article.
E.g. “That awful stuff in the Irish Times seems designed to otoole readers.”