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New Words
The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once
again 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 the 2005 winners:

1. Cashtration (n): The act of buying a house,
which renders the subject
financially impotent for an indefinite period.

2. Intaxication : Euphoria at getting a tax
refund, which lasts until you
realize it was your money to start with.

3. Reintarnation : Coming back to life as a

4. Bozone (n): The substance surrounding stupid
people that stops bright
ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer,
unfortunately, shows little sign
of breaking down in the near future.

5. Foreploy : Any misrepresentation about
yourself for the purpose of
getting laid.

6. Giraffiti : Vandalism spray-painted very,
very high.

7. Sarchasm : The gulf between the author of
sarcastic wit and the person
who doesn't get it.

8. Inoculatte : To take coffee intravenously
when you are running late.

9. Hipatitis : Terminal coolness.

10. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This
one got extra credit.)

11. Karmageddon : It's like, when everybody is,
like , sending off all
these really bad vibes, right? And then, like,
the Earth explodes and it's,
like, a serious bummer.

12. Decafalon (n): The grueling event of
getting through the day consuming
only things that are good for you

13. Glibido : All talk and no action.

14. Dopeler effect : The tendency of stupid
ideas to seem smarter when they
come at you rapidly.

15. Arachnoleptic fit (n): The frantic dance you
perform just after you've
accidentally walked through a spider web.

16. Beelzebug (n): Satan in the form of a
mosquito, that gets into your bed
room at three in the morning and cannot be cast

17. Caterpallor (n): The color you turn after
finding half a worm in the
fruit you're eating.
And the pick of the literature :
18. Ignoranus : A person who's both stupid and
an asshole.

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