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WORD CHALLENGE

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

While looking for a file in my Disk Catalog, I found this in one of my compact discs:

The 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 some recent 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) Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.
4) Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
5) Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.
6) Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.
7) Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
8) Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (this one got extra credit)
9) 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.
10) Glibido: All talk and no action.
11) Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
And, the pick of the literature:
12) Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.

Now, here is the challenge. Come up with a new word together with your definition. It can be in English or in Malay. The rule remains: alter by adding, subtracting or changing a letter as in the examples above. Go on, try! Send your gems via the comments box or email them to me.


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14 CommentsOldStyle:
  • anthrapology: the study of saying sorry without really meaning sorry.

    By Blogger Buaya69, at 1:39 AM  
  • induhvidual - A stupid person; a person who does or says something stupid.

    By Blogger BJ, at 10:13 AM  
  • demokerasi = menae sokmo puok demo, mego demo toklih bawok bekiro pasa kerah palo.

    mek yae

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:06 AM  
  • pentagone = the Pentagon after 091101 when an AA bird or something rammed one of the sides.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:21 AM  
  • pentagone above was another contribution of mine. sorry terforgot nok sain.

    mek yam

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:23 AM  
  • keroni = kroni yang hanya layak dipeonkan

    mek yam [on the roll]

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:47 AM  
  • okie..okie, i promise dis wan las wan.

    october sureprize = florida, due to the jimmying of the ballot mac-hine before nov 2 [hari pilihan raya matyank].

    mek yam

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:56 AM  
  • REBICYCLE - recycling something twice

    By Blogger PretentiousRot, at 12:31 PM  
  • INFOTAINTMENT
    misInformation tainted with entertainment to feed the voters prior to an election

    By Blogger rewang, at 12:56 PM  
  • I cant come up with a brilliant idea just yet but it sure looks like mek yae is on fire. She must have had a whole list even before this post was published.

    By Blogger Kok Bi, at 1:36 PM  
  • LET'S GI : A prompt or invitation by a Kelantanese?

    By Blogger Kri, at 4:44 AM  
  • Kri: "LET'S GI : A prompt or invitation by a Kelantanese?"

    dear Kri, i so very very like LET'S GI. i'd like to make it part of my vocab from now on. grace à dieu your nick is short and sweet, if long like kerpok berlekor2, would be abit tough to credit, ye ke dok?

    mek yam

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2:25 PM  
  • It was a disqualified entry, Mek, but thanks all the same. Here's another Anglo-Kelantanese phrase: WAIT SEMINIT! ha ha!

    By Blogger Kri, at 3:39 AM  
  • err..mine is 18sx..sorry if i offend anyone.
    masturbastion: The act of acquiring strength before an important date by stimulating oneself. (re: ben stiller in that scene in there's something about mary )

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:41 PM  
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