NEOLOGISM CONTEST

I have been blog surfing and think I got to Norma’s site via my twin blogger Marianne in America. I have asked permission to post this, I love #16, well you knew I would didn’t you???

NEOLOGISM CONTEST
Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words.The winners are:
1. Coffee (n.) the person upon whom one coughs.
2. Flabbergasted (adj.) appalled over how much weight you have gained.
3. Abdicate (v.) to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
4. Esplanade (v.) to attempt an explanation while drunk.
5. Willy-nilly (adj.) impotent.
6. Negligent (adj.) describes a condition in which you absent-mindedly answer the door in your nightgown.
7. Lymph (v.) to walk with a lisp.
8. Gargoyle (n.) olive-flavored mouthwash.
9. Flatulence (n.) emergency vehicle that picks you up after you are run over by a steamroller.
10. Balderdash (n.) a rapidly receding hairline.
11. Testicle (n.) a humorous question on an exam.
12. Rectitude (n.) the formal, dignified bearing adopted by proctologists.
13. Pokemon (n) a Rastafarian proctologist.
14. Oyster (n.) a person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms.
15. Frisbeetarianism (n.) (back by popular demand): The belief that, when you die, your Soul flies up onto the roof and gets stuck there.
16. Circumvent (n.) an opening in the front of boxer shorts worn by Jewish men.

wishing you all a good weekend :^)

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2 Responses to NEOLOGISM CONTEST

  1. Marianne says:

    I know!!! I was just at Norma’s and saw those and I’m still laughing to the point I’d like to scream, the tears are running down my face…I couldn’t decide on a favourite, I’d pick one and then read another and decide that was the best but then read another….you know what I mean. Those were tooooo funny!Have a good weekend!

  2. CG says:

    I loved these. Think my favourite was FLABBERGASTED!

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