[Jokes] Alternative words
arthur at sucs.swan.ac.uk
Fri Jun 8 10:26:24 BST 2001
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
Intaxication: The 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.
Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of
Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the
person who doesn't get it.
Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.
Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (this one got extra credit)
Karmageddon: It's like, when everyone is sending off all these
really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it's
like, a serious bummer.
Glibido: All talk and no action.
Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when
they come at you rapidly.
And - the pick of the literature:
Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.
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