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Postby deerayfan072 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:34 am

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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 this year's winners.

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

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

3. 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.

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

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

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 sending off these 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 performed just after you've accidentally walked through a spider web.

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

17. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you're eating.
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby knapplc » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:43 am

Wow, those are pretty good! I couldn't even pick just one I like. Good find. ;-D
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby treat24 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:50 am

i suffer from #9
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby Metroid » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:54 am

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

Thats awesome! :-b
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby dream_017 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:17 am

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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby treat24 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:32 am

dream_017 wrote:Very interesting O:-)


wow, now that's a find... you can always count on dream :)
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby joelamosobadiah » Wed Oct 03, 2007 11:49 am

Karmageddon actually made me laugh. They were all good, but that was the one that made me laugh out loud.
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby Tiki » Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:45 pm

Those are great. 7th-10th grade I suffered from number ten! :-b ;-D
That's an old find of the past everydayers. B-)

Great post man!
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Re: Vocabulary Words

Postby A Fleshner Fantasy » Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:41 pm

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


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