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Thread poster: Luisa Ramos, CT

Luisa Ramos, CT  Identity Verified
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May 13, 2010

Amazing how creative some people can be.

NEW WORDS FOR THIS NEW WORLD


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

2. Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an ass.

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

4. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.

5. Bozone: 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.

6. Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of having sex.

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

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

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

10. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

11. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease.

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

13. Decafalon: The grueling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.

14. Glibido: All talk and no action.

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

16. Arachnoleptic Fit: The frantic dance performed just after you've accidentally walked through a spider web.

17. Beelzebug: Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

18. Caterpallor: The color you turn after finding half of a worm in the fruit you're eating.


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Mailand  Identity Verified
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Thank you! May 13, 2010

A humorous injection into an otherwise pretty dull day ....

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Rebekka Groß  Identity Verified
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;) May 13, 2010

love it!

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Paul Dixon  Identity Verified
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A new addition May 13, 2010

SCREENAGER: a teenager addicted to the Internet.

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Tamás Donát  Identity Verified
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New May 13, 2010

Contraconceptive = a pill that makes you lose your ideas

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