Good Humor Page - Words
not found in your typical Webster's Dictionary
Each year the Washington Post's Style Invitational
asks readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding,
subtracting, or changing one letter and supply a new definition.
Here are the 2001 winners:
Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was
your money to start with.
Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.
Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of
Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person
who doesn't get it.
To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.
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.
All talk and no action.
Effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they
come at you rapidly.
And, the pick of the literature:
A person who's both stupid and an asshole.
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