We all know what bad breath (halitosis)
is, but do you know some of the slang phrases used to describe it? If you don't, you're in the right place. Now, you don't have to blurt out that someone has bad breath; you can now use one of these phrases to keep yourself off the radar.
Some phrases that mean that someone has bad breath:
1) Melting the moustache
2) Farting topside
3) Leaking some limburger
4) Polluting the local environment
5) Exploring the limits of personal space with every exhalation
6) Dementor (from Harry Potter)
8) Burning tires on their tongue
These remarks are more subtle than something like "Suzie has bad breath!" You can now be savvy in bad breath slang, so if you hear someone saying these phrases around you, it might be a good idea to pop in a piece of gum just in case. So, if you don't want to tell someone that he/she has bad breath directly, you have a few options. You can use these new funky phrases to other people in the hopes that someone will eventually make it apparent to the original person with offensive breath, without having the burden on your shoulders. Brilliant, isn't it?
Lastly, don't forget, you can always email them anonymously on our site with a virtual breath mint
. A virtual breath mint is an e-mail you can send someone to let them know they have bad breath...and best of all, it's ANONYMOUS! Just click HERE.