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New Additions to the English Language

post #1 of 12
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Each year the Washington Post's Style Invitational asks readers
take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or
changing one letter and supply a new definition. Here are the 2001

Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts
you realize it was your money to start with.

Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.

Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.

Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the
person who doesn't get it.

Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running

Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (this one got extra

Karmageddon: It's like, when everybody is sending off all these
really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth
explodes and it's like, a serious bummer.

Glibido: All talk and no action.

Dopeler Effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter
they come at you rapidly.

And, the pick of the literature:

Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.
post #2 of 12
Those are great!!!

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post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
Have Sandie give you a crash course in smilies......then you won't wear out your keys...... :tounge2:
post #6 of 12
Heh.... I know how do do 'em :eye&mouth
but I like being different.. Oh hey, I found a site that has a few that probably shouldn't be used on here... wanna see???

post #7 of 12
Is that an example of glibido?
post #8 of 12
Ummmmm no... cuz see, uhhhh errrrr, I'll post one or two, but they are kinda rude... (nothing too bad though)

post #9 of 12
maybe you could just post the link? no one would take offense that way.

we're all such prudes ya know!
post #10 of 12
Ya know..as a teacher I see these kinds of words everyday...so I loved seeing this!!! Thanks for sharing...
Hey Ken- you gonna share that website or what?
post #11 of 12
That was great Hissy! Thanks for the laugh.
post #12 of 12
Those were good. Its amazing what you can do with words by changing just one letter...those defenitions were good.
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