Learn New Words - 31

manther noun an older man who serially dates much younger women
IDEO: Creepy ‘Manther’ Moment from American Idol Thursday
[http://imc.tv/videos/ 28 January 2011] 

tiger mother noun an ultra-strict mother who demands academic and behavioural excellence in her child and regulates every aspect of her child’s life to this end
A hugger or a tiger mother: battle of the baby-rearing strategies [www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle 16 January 2011] 

lactivism noun active support for breastfeeding
I see that Rob has written a post about formula milk, regulation, and so-called lactivism.
[http://www.allaboutthevoluntary.com 19 February 2011] 

fan-funded adjective describes projects such as movies or albums that have been paid for by their fans
British rock band Marillion were unlikely trailblazers, and they have made a number of fan-funded albums at a time when major
record labels have deemed them too unfashionable.

[The Independent (UK broadsheet) 2 February 2011] 

crowdfunding noun a method of funding something, e.g. a movie or an album, by asking many people to contribute, often in an online campaign
Crowdfunding is a modern spin on the ancient system of patronage, and the polar opposite of filesharing.
[The Independent (UK broadsheet) 2 February 2011]

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