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  • 1. Batrachomancy. Divination using frogs. From Greek "batraxos"=frog + "-manteia"=prophet/seer.

    July 3, 2009

  • 1. Sentimental, mawkish or uplifting story that uses fabricated facts. Possibly a portmanteau of "gulp"+"purge" - the reaction to glurge.

    June 29, 2009

  • 1. A stay-at-home vacation. A portmanteau word derived from "stay" and "vacation." Coined in 2003 in an article in Myrtle Beach's "The Sun News" newspaper.

    June 29, 2009

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