As celebrities at the Met Gala capture its extravagant spirit, and the museum celebrates all things camp in fashion, Joobin Bekhrad goes in search of a definition. By Joobin Bekhrad 7 May 2019 When asked to describe what, exactly, ‘camp’ means, designer Dame Zandra Rhodes finds herself at a loss for words. “I think it’s an extremely difficult subject,” she says with a laugh. “It’s a minefield.” Rhodes is not alone. Since it entered the English language in the late 19th Century, the term has been subject to various interpretations, and there still doesn’t seem be a consensus.More like this:- Is men’s make-up going mainstream?- Is it the end for the men’s suit?- The dress that made the world gaspSusan Sontag’s 1964 essay Notes on Camp is the inspiration for the 2019 Metropolitan Museum of Art gala and accompanying exhibition. In it, the late writer and filmmaker wrote: “To snare a … [Read more...] about What does it mean to be ‘camp’?
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Struggling to keep up with the younger generation's slang? A US high school teacher had the same problem, so came up with a slang dictionary to help decipher his students' language. Why Gen Z are the loneliest generation of adults Age of Outrage: How to raise resilient children Opinion: Looking to Generation Z for the future of food When 43-year-old sociology teacher James Callahan shared it with his class, they found it so hilarious that one shared it online - where it's now gone viral. The list includes gems like 'shlitty', which apparently means 'a good time', and 'snack' - a person who looks good. "I love learning the words that their generation comes up with - both the unique ones as well as the ones where they take an existing word and give it a completely different meaning," Callahan told BuzzFeed News. "For example, when I think of 'snack,' I think Cheez-Its," he continued. "It wasn't until a month ago that I learned that an attractive person is a 'snack.' I'm … [Read more...] about High school teacher’s Gen Z slang dictionary goes viral
PUBLISHED: 14:13 27 April 2019 Ross Bentley Generation Z are probably the most well-informed generation of young people as they have grown up connected to a global network. Picture: Getty Images Antonio Diaz With their own ways of doing things and attitudes to work and technology that differ from their parents, Generation Z represents a challenge for businesses. Picture: Getty ImagesOne fundamental difference for young people entering the world of work for the first time today, compared with their parents and grandparents, is that the concept of a lifetime's employment with a single employer is outdated. Generation Z know full well it is highly unlikely they will work at one company or location their entire life and that instead they will move through a number of situations during their working life. This means young people are entering the workplace with a different mindset than previous generations, says Carole Burman, managing director of MAD-HR, a … [Read more...] about Advice on getting the best out of Generation Z employee
Ryan W. Miller USA TODAY Published 5:19 AM EDT Apr 12, 2019 Gen Z-ers have a new goal: Buy a house. More than half of young adults ages 18 to 23 say they're already saving to buy a home, and 59% are planning to do so within five years, according to a new survey by Bank of America. D. Steve Boland, head of consumer lending at Bank of America, said it was "surprising" to see such a young group so focused already on becoming homeowners. "They are not just thinking about it," Boland said. "They're doing something about it." Generation Z was defined as those born after 1995 for the survey, meaning if they reached their goals, they would be homeowners before 30. First date finances: Would you want to discuss money on a first date? Millennials may, a survey suggests The survey found that to reach their goal, Gen Z would rather save for a down payment than plan a dream wedding, go shopping or take a vacation, if they had $5,000. While a larger share of Millennials said … [Read more...] about Gen Z goal is to buy a house before age 30, unlike Millennials: Survey
UK By Chris Morris Reality Check correspondent, BBC News 1 April 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-47773982 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsReality Check Brexit isn't a moment or a single day. It's a long-term process. … [Read more...] about What does a soft Brexit mean?