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open mike 07 Sep 03 - 06:02 PM
open mike 07 Sep 03 - 06:06 PM
Bill D 07 Sep 03 - 06:33 PM
GUEST,pdq 07 Sep 03 - 07:00 PM
wysiwyg 07 Sep 03 - 07:03 PM
Peter Woodruff 07 Sep 03 - 07:49 PM
open mike 07 Sep 03 - 08:02 PM
Peter Woodruff 07 Sep 03 - 08:06 PM
Rapparee 07 Sep 03 - 08:23 PM
Nigel Parsons 07 Sep 03 - 08:25 PM
The Barden of England 08 Sep 03 - 08:52 AM
Allan C. 08 Sep 03 - 09:32 AM
Allan C. 08 Sep 03 - 09:37 AM
Dave the Gnome 08 Sep 03 - 09:43 AM
Amos 08 Sep 03 - 09:49 AM
mack/misophist 08 Sep 03 - 11:42 AM
Chip2447 08 Sep 03 - 01:27 PM
kitchen piper 08 Sep 03 - 03:36 PM
wysiwyg 08 Sep 03 - 03:37 PM
Peter K (Fionn) 08 Sep 03 - 03:49 PM
Chip2447 08 Sep 03 - 05:00 PM
rock chick 08 Sep 03 - 05:12 PM
wysiwyg 08 Sep 03 - 05:40 PM
Liz the Squeak 08 Sep 03 - 06:02 PM
Amos 08 Sep 03 - 07:24 PM
wysiwyg 08 Sep 03 - 07:31 PM
open mike 08 Sep 03 - 09:07 PM
wysiwyg 08 Sep 03 - 09:31 PM
reggie miles 08 Sep 03 - 11:27 PM
open mike 09 Sep 03 - 12:17 AM
Chip2447 09 Sep 03 - 12:45 AM
LadyJean 09 Sep 03 - 12:50 AM
reggie miles 09 Sep 03 - 04:17 AM
sian, west wales 09 Sep 03 - 07:21 AM
Mr Happy 09 Sep 03 - 07:34 AM
Mr Happy 09 Sep 03 - 07:36 AM
Tig 09 Sep 03 - 08:33 AM
GUEST,MMario 09 Sep 03 - 08:46 AM
sian, west wales 09 Sep 03 - 09:10 AM
Mr Happy 09 Sep 03 - 09:23 AM
reggie miles 09 Sep 03 - 11:23 AM
Hollowfox 09 Sep 03 - 12:00 PM
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open mike 09 Sep 03 - 03:40 PM
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Subject: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 06:02 PM

We have invented seeral new words here.
some come about thru typos, and others
from new applications of old terms. In
the Chat today we have come up with a couple.
Anyone have any others?


Wongerful

Bummocks ... cross between bums and bollocks.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 06:06 PM

this should ber in the b.s. department

Javem.....Coffe house muzak


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Bill D
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 06:33 PM

"seeral" words which come in bunches during a trance.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: GUEST,pdq
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 07:00 PM

BLOG: a cross between a "BL-under" and a "b-OG".


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: wysiwyg
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 07:03 PM

A "Mike-or-Dave"-- a hand truck, used now that the two teen brothers have moved out of the house taking their muskles with them!

As in, "Honey, couldja fetch the Mike-or-Dave and move this crap?

~Susan


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Peter Woodruff
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 07:49 PM

I spent the weekend at the Essex County Club so I could attend all the festivities for my nephew Tom's and his bride Carrie's wedding in Manchester by the Sea. We all came down to breakfast the first morning to discover a desert for a breakfast. Ever have toast with no butter? The little foil wrapped packets were actually chocolate. We enjoyed? the incontinental breakfast.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 08:02 PM

i was just thinking (as i was pulling weeds in the garden)
that BLOG might mean weB LOg. Any one know of the actual
origin of this term? I have been only hearing it recently.


oh and yes, my favorite "sniglet" is the name given to
restaurant workers (waiters, waitresses) who grind pepper
onto your salad (soup, etc.) the Peppier (pep-ee-ay)


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Peter Woodruff
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 08:06 PM

Should one also tip the Peppier? for an unwanted service?


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Rapparee
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 08:23 PM

So is the person who grinds Parmesan cheese onto your Italian dinner a "fromagier" or (my preference) a "cheeser"? Or the the cost of the meal determine the title?

I've always thought of the sommelier as the "wino" and the waiter who pulled the cork out of the bottle of wine as a "jerker."


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 07 Sep 03 - 08:25 PM

Peter Woodruff:
Never mind the "incontinental breakfast", I know that 'duvets' are now termed 'Continental Quilts', do bedwetters have "Incontinental Quilts" ?

Nigel


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: The Barden of England
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 08:52 AM

'Sumwatt' - Failure to add up electrical use properly, causing huge shutdowns to the grid.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Allan C.
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:32 AM

You'll find a few gems here.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Allan C.
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:37 AM

By the way, what is it with the pepper grinders anyway? Is it assumed that customers are too technologically challenged to operate such a complicated machine? I find it absolutely insulting.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:43 AM

The new Nissan Micra adds come up with a few. The one they don't mention is SHIny and briTE...

Cheers

DtG


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Amos
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:49 AM

It zealous service, Allan -- not an insult!! It is supposed to be a luxurious little consideration.

A


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: mack/misophist
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 11:42 AM

Been there, done that. 'Misophist' is a new word. The official definition is ' a man who eats peanut butter while contemplating a mirage.' Sort of the opposite of philosopher.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Chip2447
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 01:27 PM

While splitting wood for the stove one day I discovered "octify". If "rectify" indicates finding a solution to a problem..Octify fixes that problem into eight pieces...Along those lines, it has since become a standard of mine used when smashing something to bits.

Then there is "Glork" the sound a bullet makes when it hits a meaty, fleshy body. Usually reserved for TV.

And Spooge, anything unpleasant and usually unidentifiable that is left somplace it shouldn't have.

Spooged, stepping in, or getting spooge on your person.

While technically not a NEW word, I use howrya alot.

Chip2447


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: kitchen piper
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 03:36 PM

One I've been using for a while, as I'm on the computer so much is

quat

The past past tense for quit. ie to quit a computer program, "I quat"

lol
:-))
Vix


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: wysiwyg
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 03:37 PM

Um............... Chipper..... erm, "spooge" is already taken...... with a specific meaning assigned, to which some react with the feelings you reflect..... somebuddy help me out here.....

~S~


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Peter K (Fionn)
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 03:49 PM

George Orwell devoted one of his essays to what he saw as a lack of words in some areas of the English lexicon. One of the samples he cited was nostalgia, around which there were nuances of emotion for which no words yet existed. Anyway, he seemed to think he was stuck with whatever was then available. for he observed that "the art of writing lies largely in the perversion of words." I appreciate the ingenuity shown here in carrying our vocabulary to new heights, but I think the Orwellian view still holds good for the moment.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Chip2447
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 05:00 PM

Ah yes Susan, you are indeed correct, but locally spooge has grown beyond the definition that you refer to. Bubble gum on hot pavement is spooge as is baby puke. Around here you can get spooged by a skunk, or by a water balloon. If I were to take a high dive off onto pavement, what remained of me would most likely be refered to as spooge. That unknown, unidentifible green stuff that grows in my fridge is technically spooge as well. A pedestrian, a mud puddle, and a careless driver are ingredients for a good spooging.

I have heard SPLORK used as a replacement for a particularly messy GLORK. perhaps, this is a spooge/glork combination...

I should have Quat long ago, but I'm still looking to octify a broken computer, I hope I dont glork someone and turn them into spooge when I toss this thing out of the window!!!

Chip2447


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: rock chick
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 05:12 PM

eejit as my Irish friend signed himself, who was i to argue with him


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: wysiwyg
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 05:40 PM

Sir! I can assure you (most emphatically), that neither in your neighborhood nor in mine shall I be "spooged by a skunk, or by a water balloon," whatever your quaint local customs may be (in reality or in your own somewhat.... odd... imagination)!

Why the very idea has me all-bungled-up-inside, as my pal Lou says about internal tangles!

~Susan


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 06:02 PM

Tonights offering was 'pnone' - that word given to phones that ring but on answering them, there is never anyone there.

We had a serial pnoner a while ago - someone would phone us and leave long silences on the answerphone.

LTS


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Amos
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 07:24 PM

Here's a reference regarding spooge. Sorry you asked...


A


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: wysiwyg
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 07:31 PM

Spunk-y!

~S~


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:07 PM

i often create new words from typos
today i created 2 new seasons
wummer and sinter
i presume one is 1/2 way between winter and summer
and the other is 1/2 way between summer and winter..
perhaps these are the autumnal and vernal equinoxes?!


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: wysiwyg
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 09:31 PM

Seasons in Indihio and Ohdiana.

~S~


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: reggie miles
Date: 08 Sep 03 - 11:27 PM

Hmm, half way between wummer and sinter or sinter and wummer would lead me to imagine that they should be more correctly refered to as fring and spall or fang and sprill.

I took a soundboard from a 100 year old German piano (the piano didn't work anyway) and "reinguitarnated" into the face of my resophonic guitar. The guitar I built is my own unique hybrid cross between a Dobro and a National style resonator so I call it a "Nobro".


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 12:17 AM

isn/t a piano sound board huge and weighs about a ton?
how the guitar feel about being inguitarnated?
or how did the piano feel for that matter?
have a picture?\
nice to see you again, nobro.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Chip2447
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 12:45 AM

Me, an odd imagination? Why thank you M'dear, that is the one of the nicest things anyone on the "CAT" has ever said to me.

WHOO HOOOO!!! It's official. I'm an ODD DUCK!!!

Sorry Geoff, but I have to steal your signature line tonight, I'll change the spelling and still give you full credit.

KWACK KWACK
Chip2447(an official oddity)


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: LadyJean
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 12:50 AM

Many years ago, I had a very destructive kitten. It was then that I came up with the term kittastrophe. When you hear a crash, and the kitten comes charging down the hall, and hides in the closet, you know there's been another kittastrophe.
(The destructive kitten is now a very fat cat.)


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: reggie miles
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 04:17 AM

open mike, believe me the piano felt nothing. It was already dead. Actually the soundboard is the spruce resonator on the back of all upright pianos and doesn't weigh much atall. I think you are refering to the what's known as the harp (in pianny terminalology) that thing which holds all of the strings in place and is made of some serious metal. It is connected to the soundboard but can be extrickated with one rusty bladed, worn-out, skillsaw. At least, that's what I used. Old Sarky is what I call mine.

The guitar, on the other hand, has been in a comma <(no, that's not a typo) for years ever since but through constant vigilance, reconstructive surgery, physical therapy and a lifetime of kemo we're hoping that eventually it will make a miraculous recovery as a salad bowl or planter some day.

LadyJean sounds like your wee kitten could have used some Kittatonic to mellow out. I here it's on sale at the Mudcat Farmusee.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: sian, west wales
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 07:21 AM

A friend and I are godparents to 4 kids. He insists on referring to us as God and Goddess; I consider us to have 50-50 shares in 3 goddettes and 1 godling.

I also have another 2 (1 boy, 1 girl) in another family, but they don't use the term 'godmother'. The Dad suggested earth mother, which makes me feel like the Goddess of Willendorf (OK - there may be similarities, but I'm in denial) so if ANYONE can think of a better word, please let me know!

sian


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Mr Happy
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 07:34 AM

i like 'avant garde a clue!' think it was in a film-don't recall name-about a soul band in ireland.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Mr Happy
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 07:36 AM

rembered!- 'The Commitments'


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Tig
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 08:33 AM

Before Badger and I were married we lived together for some years.

My Dad used to thoroughly enjoy introducing John to people like the local vicar as "My Sin-in-Law"!


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: GUEST,MMario
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 08:46 AM

sian - I have friends who don't want to use the term "godparent" - they use "pledge-parent" or oath-parent"


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: sian, west wales
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 09:10 AM

Sounds a bit like a Sorority/Fraternity, MM. Would that make me their Significant Oather?

sian


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Mr Happy
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 09:23 AM

dord= density?

http://www.snopes.com/language/mistakes/dord.htm


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: reggie miles
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 11:23 AM

I could have sworn I wrote Old Sparky not Sarky. It was late or early, or maybe it was somewhere inbetween. I guess that'd be learly.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Hollowfox
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 12:00 PM

Dwil. Actually an acronym for Deal With It Later. Originally referred to boxes of stuff that needed sorted. They still do.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Jim McLean
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 12:08 PM

When my son was a toddler, he referred to radiaters as 'radi-heaters' and liquidisers he called 'soup-erdisers'.


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: open mike
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 03:40 PM

is a liquidiser a blender?
or an osterizer...which i
think is from a family nema Oster.
I remember the Waring Blender is from Fred Waring
(who led a chorus called the Pennsylvanians)
who invented the tool to prepare food for his
mother who had a swallowing disorder or some
throat thing...


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 03:46 PM

I seem to remember a wonderful dictionary by I think Douglas Adams....lost my copy :(


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: TheBigPinkLad
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 04:01 PM

In the distant past I invented a word to describe the occurance of some notion dawning on two or more people at the same time. It's spelled 'pnoc' but pronounced 'cunumdenum.'


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Beccy
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 04:09 PM

My favorite un-word is one invented by my husband:

"gription"

It is like friction and gripping combined- lovely word. Usage?

"The sandpaper on the edge of the steps provides gription."

Beccy


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Little Hawk
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 04:42 PM

An acquantance of mine in the early 70's used a unique term all his own... "kreech"

It meant to react with horror, disgust, etc, as in "When I saw that horrible mess in the kitchen I just kreeched!"

To kreech properly involved a sharp, noisy intake of breath through clenched teeth (not through the nostrils!), accompanied by a pained facial grimace, pulling back the lips, contorting the facial muscles, and squinting the eyes.

A really good kreech was quite impressive.

- LH


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: JennyO
Date: 09 Sep 03 - 07:47 PM

I believe the Douglas Adams book is called "The Meaning of Lif". It gives new creative meanings to place names (of course they are all in the UK). I might get round to finding it one day when I unpack all my books.

I also invented some Australian ones a few years ago (the list is also lost somewhere in the bowels of the house). I am just trying to recall some of them:

Sydney - a position between sitting and kneeling
The Grampians - a condition suffered by old people early in the morning
Woolwich - what you get from wearing some types of jumpers
Mildura - those stubborn marks you can't get off bathroom tiles, also known as Greystanes
Forbes - a creeping feeling in the stomach from that curry you ate last night

more when I think of them..................

Jenny


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Subject: RE: create a new word
From: Donuel
Date: 10 Sep 03 - 12:31 AM

antiflaccidosis

Schwartcism

Bushardly

elhacktions

pensionility


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