Blog: The Fairfax and Favor Club’s Mini Thesaurus

by Annette Bolton-Saunders

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A beginners guide to speaking F&F. Written in no particular order and with contributions from club members… Words and phrases that are now synonymous with the Facebook page followers brought to you by @Countrystylegirl_in_town Annette Bolton-Saunders.

Faddict (noun) = All members of the F&F Club.. Every single one of us. The driving force of this obsession. The wonderful people who share our joys, and our woes.

Faddiction (verb) = the inability to avoid adding more gorgeous products to your ever growing collection. [Also see blue box tower]

Faxcident (verb; to have a faxcident) = When an order is placed by a club member, and she needs to tell others, so they can empathise with her.

Fabinet (noun) = A decorative cabinet or cupboard in which to place your prized collection. Often upcycled.

FFA (initialism) = Short for Fairfax and Favorholics Anonymous. The institutional name for the F&F club page.

Fehab (noun, short for Fehabilitaion) = Unfortunately, due to there being no known cure for this addiction, there are no longer any fehab clinics in operation.

Faxquency (noun) = the rate at which a person makes purchases for any F&F product. Often occuring several times a month.

Falibi (noun) = A word used by members who opt to use the very clever “Alibi” cards often sent with Faxcidental orders.  These take the form of a free gift or competion win. Especially useful when a person’s spouse or partner knows the true value of a product against that person’s salary.

Fairfax Finger (verb) = A very common condition, whereby a person loses all control of the index finger over the pressing of the “Place Order” button on the F&F website.

Tasselitis (noun) = Another very common, but highly contageous condition, whereby a large number of tassels have been purchased by an individual….. ***WARNING*** this condition has no known cure.

Bran Tan (noun) = The white tan marks that will inevitably be left on your feet from wearing the Brancasters, all summer long.

Jag Chat (noun) = term of endearment for the Jaguar Chatham II purse. Another term for this cute little purse is “The Mini Tardis” on account of just how much fits in one.

The Swish (verb) action and sound created by the boot tassels whilst walking. Something your fellow boot sisters enjoy congratulating you for.

The Flat Lay (noun) the laying of an outfit in an artistic or decorative way in order to photograph said garments for display purposes.

The Blue Box Tower (noun) the lengths or indeed height a faddict will go to to display their collections.

Blue Box Delivery (phrase) = Used by all members of the club. This phrase will be used by one member to alert all of her F&F sisters of an impending delivery of something gorgeous.

Klarna (company) = Best friend and facilitator for all addicts who can’t wait to save up to buy a product. Or who adore to own, but are on a tight budget

DPD Drivers (courier drivers) The ultimate Hero. Every Faddicts hero. Our knights in shining armour. The wonderful people who provide the safe delivery of all of our beloved blue boxes. Some faddicts are on first name terms with their heroes.

F&F Team without whom our faddiction would not be. The people who work tirelessly to ensure our fappiness, each and every day.

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