new words or a new use for an old word, or the act of making up new words
in mental health used to describe a symptom of brain dysfunction
as is the delightful term word salad used to describe a string of random words
Now, down to business.
Cobs over at Cobweborium Emporium brought my attention to this delightful list from the Washington Post’s annual neologism contest:
- Coffee (n), the person upon whom one coughs.
- Flabbergasted (adj) appalled over how much weight you have gained.
- Abdicate (v) to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
- Esplanade (v) to attempt an explanation while drunk.
- Willy-nilly (adj), impotent.
- Negligent (adj), describes a condition in which you absent mindedly answer the door in your nightgown.
- Lymph (v), to walk with a lisp.
- Gargoyle (n), gross live-flavoured…
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