Wednesday, December 31, 2008
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Wednesday, December 17, 2008
capityp (CAP-i-tip, noun)
Advice given on how to be a success in the U.S. capitalistic economy.
"Today's capityp is this: Tell yourself every morning that poor people are all lazy. It makes it easier to take advantage of them."
Very topical although its nice to see rich people get taken advantage of too once in a while. See how Madoff made out listening to this kind of advice!
Monday, December 15, 2008
Tenesse (tee' Nesee)colloq.
An expression used by cattle ranchers, however only in the state of South Dakota, as an alternative to "Woa Nellie".
Jumping on the calf and quickly tying the frightened animals legs with rope, the Cowboy exclaimed, "Tenesse, settle down now little feller I'm not gonna hurt ya".
You Guys are setting the standard very high!
Saturday, December 13, 2008
Hedgie said...whemb (noun) -- The immature offspring of a whale and a sheep; generally found confusedly wandering about beachy areas trying to decide which way to go, inland or out to sea.
Ex.: Watch out or that whemb will spout and/or shed on you.
I like it!
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Confunli (noun) Cah fun lee
Chinese actor widely known to have kicked Bruce Lee's butt on any number of occasions however sadly, these events were never filmed. Died in 1947 in complete obscurity despite being a vastly superior Kung Fu fighter.
Bambi look over there, seated at the bar, is that Bruce Lee?
No, silly, everyone knows Bruce Lee doesn't drink, that's Confunli.
Maybe we should call him a cab. He doesn't look so good.
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
beckiwithani said...Echobos [proper noun eh-KO-bose] The Ancient Greek god of caves and canyons
In the myth of Echobos, a young girl falls in love with the voice she hears whenever she calls into a cave. For her devotion to the source of the voice, who she never sees, she is made into a stream that will flow through the cave for all of eternity.
One of my all time favorites...and I'm not just saying that!
Monday, December 8, 2008
Sunday, December 7, 2008
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Well done and I'm glad you had fun with it!
unphiess \UN fee ess\
an unfair person who gets all the rewards when they don't deserve it
Whenever Martha and Charlotte played checkers, Martha was an unphiess who would cheat by making her pieces kinged when Charlotte wasn't looking.
Special mention goes to,
cruffs [plural noun]
The ruffled ends of shirt sleeves, mostly found on 1970s tuxedo shirts.
"Oh man," said Becki as she looked through the old photo album, "I can't believe my Dad's wedding tux had those awful cruffs on the baby-blue shirt!"
Friday, December 5, 2008
C. Beth said...
prefa [PREE-fuh, noun]
Meaningless "filler words" used before a sentence or phrase.
Uh, I guess I shouldn't have started this sentence with a prefa.
I can't think of a better word.
Some people are in a constant 'midlike' crisis.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Scriptor Senex said...ednott (verb transistive) to tie up in knots; to mangle; to create chaos from something orderly.
He ednotted his sentence so badly it ended up totally menomyin.
sticsana [noun, pronounced STICKS-ah-nuh]
The mysterious combination of dust, hair and yuck that adheres to articles of clothing that have been left under a teenager's bed for an extended period of time.
"Mom - I found my pink sweater under my bed but it is covered in sticsana! What takes out sticsana?"
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
guite [GITE, noun]
A kite designed to be flown by a guy.
"Dude, seriously, stop showing me Hello Kitty and Disney Princess kites. For the last time, I want a guite!"
Monday, December 1, 2008
Terborm (verb): To deliberately avoid eye contact with a middle aged woman, commonly initiated by middle aged men, with the sole intent of suggesting the subject of avoidence is 20 years too old.
Listen up old man, stop turborming me.
It sometimes happens the other way round too!