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Re: Amusing

Posted by ESC on March 14, 2003

In Reply to: Amusing posted by Shae on March 14, 2003

: Each year the Washington Post's "Style Invitational" asks readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing only one letter and to supply a new definition. Here are the 2002 winners:
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: Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realise it was your money to start with.
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: Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.
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: Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.
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: Giraffiti: Vandalism painted very, very high.
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: Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.
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: Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.
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: Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
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: Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit).
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: 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.
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: Glibido: All talk and no action.
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: Dopeler Effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
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: And, the winner of the Washington Post's Style Invitational:
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: Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.

Ignoranus -- I like that one a lot!