Torbjorn Zetterlund

Fri 07 2008

There are some made-up words that really should be in the dictionary

by bernt & torsten

There are some made-up words that really should be in the dictionary.

destinesia (noun) : a disease in which one enters another room/area and forgets what they came for. Although he marched angrily and purposefully into the room, the moment he stepped in from underneath the door, he had destinesia and forgot for what he had come.

Garage Mahal (noun): an extremely large house, similar to other houses in the area, with the primary distinguishing characteristic being an oversized 3 or 4 (or more) car garage to house the SUV’s, RV’s, and other family vehicles.
The Jones’ just moved into a Garage Mahal, so I guess we’re going to have to move, too.

thinko (noun): A thinking mistake. Like a typo in mind waves. A slip of the mind.
All my mistakes are just thinkos!

flatuglance (noun): The glance given by someone who recognizes that someone in his or her’s presence has farted. While on the elevator, he recognized someone’s flatuglance as he tried to determine who had passed gas.

conquire (verb): to answer a question with a question “Why do you always answer a question with a question?” “Do I?” he conquired.

fakeuccino (noun): Gas station or convenient store, machine-made cappuccinos and lattes. fake-a-chino The popular coffee shop was too expensive, so we settled for a fakeuccino.

gesundtime (interjection): The time between the moment you realize you are going to sneeze and the actual sneeze.

flexitarian (noun): A vegetarian who infrequently eats things that are not standard vegetarian fare (i.e. steak, chicken, fish, etc.) She\’s really more of a flexitarian than a vegetarian because she truly enjoys the occasional piece of fried chicken.

winternment (noun): the state of being forced inside due to inclement winter weather (I made it up because I live in Buffalo!) “The storm caused the schools to close; this winternment is unending!”

Bangalored (verb) : To have one’s job sent overseas Nick was sad when his job was bangalored

Flutterby (noun): What Butterflies should have been called! Why butter anyway??

dehydrophobic (noun): One who is unreasonably afraid of dehydration or being thirsty. She’s always carrying water around, she must be a dehydrophobic.

counterstink (noun): an odor used to mask another odor
The counterstink was more annoying than the odor it was intended to mask.

ignoy (verb): to annoy by ignoring Stop ignoying me!

derogonym (noun): An alternative name given to a thing, usually a company or product, which is derived from the actual name and derogatory in nature.
Don’t you think the coffee tastes burnt at Charbuck’s?

phonesia (noun): The affliction of dialing a phone number and forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer. I was going to dial my friend, but at the last minute, I got phonesia.