Humor- Neologisms (more new words/uses)  

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5/22/2005 9:17 am

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Humor- Neologisms (more new words/uses)


The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words.
And the winners are:

1. Coffee (n.) - the person upon whom one coughs.
(I would then submit Coffer (n.) - the person originating the cough.

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 absentmindedly 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. Oyster (n.) - a person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms.

13. Frisbeetarianism (n.) - the belief that, when you die, your Soul flies up onto a roof where you can't get to it.

14. Circumvent (n.) - an opening in the front of boxer shorts worn by Jewish

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