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Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2408
05/16/00 01:15 AM
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There's a few words I'd like to coin into the English Language... Sure, I've made them up, but HEY-
Someone has to make words up, right?

If you'd like to respond and possibly give new meanings (Those not listed here), PLEASE be my guest! In the meantime, Please encourage their use!


Spinsterriffic- Any exciting activity that involves a middle-aged single woman and at least 3 cats.

USAGE- "Wow, Aunt Gertie- You've taught Fluffy to bring in the Mail, Bubbles to sort out the junk mail, and Shnitzel to go through, look for the Social Security Check, and to deposit it at the bank for you! That's SPINSTERRIFFIC!!!!"


Froufrouproof- The decorating efforts of a dominant Male.

USAGE- "By hand-painting wrenches and socket sets on the walls of the garage and filling any space that could be used by his wife or daughter to support a vase of flowers, Tim has made his entire work station FROUFROUPROOF."


Beeping- The responsive use of the vulgar vernacular in public arenas, television broadcasts, or kindergartens.

USAGE- "You know I love you, but I've brought you onto the Jerry Springer Show to tell you that I've (Fill in your favorite greek tragedy here)." "You BEEPING (Fill in your favorite insult here)!!!!"


Greeking- The process of engaging in scandalous behaviour, reminiscent of greek tragedy.

USAGE- "All of the guests on the last episode of Jerry Springer were GREEKING all over the place."

Got others? I'd love to read 'em!

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Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2409
05/24/00 10:53 AM
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I coined a word once as a title for a poem I'd written; "confusement", later to be defined as "the stage one reaches where even confusion is uncertain". I have actually got people to use this, although (just to prove it's a proper word...) it is usually used wrongly. The problem is that it becomes the same as confusion in most other forms, eg, confused not confusemented.

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Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2410
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Oh, and I can't believe I forgot to mention the most incredibly useful word which one of my London friends created, which is "chiz". Meant to be used as a term indicating mild irritation/indignation. I tend to make it stronger than it should be, though. This one is getting to be quite widespread, at least amongst people we know.

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Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2411
05/24/00 01:37 PM
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> Oh, and I can't believe I forgot to mention the most incredibly useful word which one of my London friends created, which
is "chiz". Meant to be used as a term indicating mild irritation/indignation. I tend to make it stronger than it should be,
though. This one is getting to be quite widespread, at least amongst people we know.

As in 'I'm particuarly chizzed-off today'? ;^)


Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2412
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Haven't actually heard it used that way yet, but yes, that would work. :-)

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Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2413
09/01/00 04:26 PM
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I coined a word at school with my friends once. STARVATIONAL -- meant to be used when you are really hungry but there's still at least half an hour before you're allowed to eat. (used by me and my friends before lunch time)

Can't reach me here? E-mail me duskydreamer@icqmail.com or ICQ me 71367484.

Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2414
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"Starvational" leads to a contraction used widely when I was an undergraduate, but of which I have not since heard. The form is "squeet" which is an highly-economincal form of four words: let us go eat."


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"Jeat?" (Did you eat yet?)

"No, joo?" (No, not yet; did you?)


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Coined by my son Lucas, at about age three:

That would be a DISASTROPHE!

--dave


Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2416
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I love it. Give Lucas three stars!!


Re: Not to be found by Mr. Webster... YET... #2417
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one that is on is way to being obsolete in NY, NY-- used to describe drunk/druggy homeless men, who reaked and where disoriented

Paranouseous (Paranoid and Nauseous)


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