- Imitative of the retching that might be induced by stories of this kind. (Coined by Patricia Chapin, a member of the urban legends discussion mailing list of the Snopes website.) (Wiktionary)
“In ordinary language, glurge is the sending of inspirational (often supposedly "true") tales that conceal much darker meanings than the uplifting moral lessons they purport to offer, and that undermine their messages by fabricating and distorting historical fact in the guise of offering a "true story.”
“The first is a kind of message commonly known as "glurge," too-sweet-to-be-true stories that give people a warm feeling or even chills.”
“(And doesn't the word "glurge" sound so pleasantly like vomiting?)”
“She's an opportunist, and her writing is the most nauseating kind of glurge, but it sells.”
“Her best stories have a decent combination of humour and nostalgic mourning; her worst are sentimental glurge.”
“For me it helps to make the onsluaught of photo glurge, dining updates, flair exchange, superpokes, game awards and TV spoilers more palatable.”
“We've all adjusted to meaningless event log entries, stupid glurge icons and pointless clicking through Microsoft menus, but my coffee pot!”
“Unlike a lot of the glurge-mails about dying children and cards, this one appears to be for real.”
“What sort of crazy lunatic thought that breathless bit of glurge was a good thing to put atop this story?”
“Worse, when glurge gets bounced around the net for years, it starts to pick up errors.”
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For the consideration of the IOC.
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Words that contain both a "hard G" and a "soft G".
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