[ale] [OT] (but VERY funny) New words

aaron aaron at pd.org
Fri Feb 6 00:06:19 EST 2004

Sorry, but I just got this in my box and it is way too ROTFLOL not to share.

The Washington Post's Style Invitational once again 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 

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. (Such as virtually anything promoted by 
anyone in D.C.)

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 in to 
your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

17. Catepallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a grub in 
the fruit you're eating.
And the pick of the year:

18. Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole at the same 

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