New Vocabulary!

The once again Washington Post’s Style Invitational asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year’s winners:

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

  2. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.

  3. Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near future.

  4. Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.

  5. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.

  6. Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.

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

  8. Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

  9. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

  10. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit.)

  11. 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.

  12. Decafalon (n.): The grueling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.

  13. Glibido: All talk and no action.

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

  15. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you’ve accidentally walked through a spider web.

  16. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

  17. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a grub in the fruit you’re eating.

And the pick of the literature:

  1. Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.



Sorry, but I’m tired and can’t think of any other way to say how hilarious that was!

Originally posted by Sorcerer
18. Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.

I know a couple of those. :hahaha;

Sarchasm is the best of those words.

That’s just wonderful. I think I’m gonna print that up and leave it at work so people know what I’m talking about when I say these things. :smiley:

Very sweet, I wonder what other ones people came up with!

Sadly, I know a lot of people who could fit those definitions.

Man! They are Sweet! writes them in his book o’ insults

Man, I love those things.

gets her gun, and in her intaxicated state, start’s huntiong the not-so-elusive ignoranus

Some of those are actually good. Amazing.

I found them funny! :hahaha;