10 Classic Seinfeld-isms That Changed Our Lives!

Sheba Lahroo , 05 Mar 2015

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Seinfeldisms
Seinfeldisms

We all loved the show about nothing that made awkward, mundane moments hilarious and relatable. Seinfeld is undoubtedly responsible for countless memorable and apt pop culture expressions. Here are 10 of our favourite!

1) Mimbo.

The word for a Male Bimbo (perfect description right!? How many do you know…?)

Mimbo
Mimbo

2) The Bro.

A bra specifically designed for men, invented by Kramer after seeing Frank Costanza shirtless! It helps men “carrying a lot of extra baggage up there.”  (A little different than what we mean when we say Hey bro!)

The Bro
The Bro

3) Man Hands.

An attractive woman who has big beefy hands, like a man! Jerry’s big turn off:

She had man hands… the hands of a man. It’s like a creature out of Greek Mythology, I mean, she was like part woman, part horrible beast

Man Hands
Man Hands

4) Post-Pool Shrinkage (A George-ism).

Yup it’s what it sounds like.When you get in cold water, “it shrinks like a Turtle!”

The Pool
The Pool

5) Festivus!

December 23rd, a counter-culture yuletide holiday celebration in the Costanza household that involves participating in confrontational behaviors like the “airing of grievances.” If you went to college in the US, you probably went to a Festivus party at some point!

Festivus
Festivus

6) Spongeworthy.

Elaine’s description to determine if a man is worth using a contraceptive sponge for intimate relations.

Yes, yes – before they went off the market. I mean, now I’ve got to re-evaluate my whole screening process. I can’t afford to waste any of ‘em!

Spongeworthy
Spongeworthy

7) Spare A Square?

A request for toilet paper from one bathroom stall to another after you realize the toilet paper dispenser is empty.

I can’t. I don’t have it. I don’t have a square to spare. I can’t spare a square!

Spare a Square
Spare a Square

8) The Close Talker.

A person who stands too close to you when they speak.

Conversational distance, don’t you hate these people that talk to you, they talk into your mouth like you’re a clown at a drive-through!

 The Close Talker
The Close Talker

9) Stopped Short.

A Frank Costanza move: while driving in a car with a female companion when one stops suddenly causing the passenger to lurch forward while the driver accidentally grabs a breast while attempting to steady the passenger!

Stopped Short
Stopped Short

10) Master Of Your Domain.

A description for abstaining from self-pleasure and restraining yourself against any desire.

Master of Your Domain
Master of Your Domain

Check out the Seinfeld Dictionary for many, many more pearls of wisdom!

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