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sarahatlee commented on the word beautawful
adj: beautiful and awful. See also kitsch, grotesque, morbid fascination
April 7, 2009
sarahatlee commented on the word piscatorial
I think of piscatorial with a double meaning: of or pertaining to fish; of or pertaining to pictures of fish. (pictorial + pisc-)
April 6, 2009
sarahatlee commented on the word cniphols
How the sniffles feel like they should be spelled.
October 10, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word oranginal
In visual design, the use of cliched symbols to represent a theme. ex: Oranges for Florida.
usage: "Nice calendar. Oh, you chose pumpkins to represent the month of October? Wow, how oranginal."
October 4, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word femail
The effusion of clothing and accessory catalogs that spills from my mailbox for four to six days every month.
July 18, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word radishes
A useful, all-purpose exclamation.
sarahatlee commented on the word wikroll
via Ironic Sans:
"A Wikroll is when a person rudely interrupts an on-line conversation to provide a link that seems to have nothing to do with the topic at hand, claiming that it goes to the video for Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up.�? But the link actually goes to a Wikipedia article that adds relevant insight to the discussion."
May 18, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word woobie
I take my (object name) everywhere. It's my woobie.
April 8, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word hipster
My Hipster PDA, a mere palimpsest after having been laundered, has littered my warddrobe with infinitessimal informational detritus.
sarahatlee commented on the list •public-list-delightful-ejaculations
February 6, 2008
sarahatlee commented on the word daughrque
A Wordie dork who wanted some extra letters.
sarahatlee commented on the word theffery
Like thievery, but lazier.
November 28, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word penvy
November 22, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word typorn
See the Hatch Show Print shop for great examples.
November 21, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word enshrunken
October 27, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word meet cute
where the bubbly but wise romantic lead meets the uptight but grounded romantic lead and one of them spills something on the other but ten minutes later they've formed an indelible attraction because the screenplay says they did. Look for the meet cute about thirty seconds into the trailer.
sarahatlee commented on the word artism
From Wankerville Mark II. Be sure it matches my couch.
October 24, 2007
The unfortunate affliction of not admitting you don't have artistic ability. (See also wanker)
October 12, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word queef
it was two full hours of excruciating, prostate stabbing agony. It never ends. It just flaps around for hours like dead skin on the bottom of your foot. There's an actual queef buried in the middle of this mess: And it's the highlight of the entire film! Damn: I would've preferred 120 minutes of queefs to what I ultimately had to endure.
October 7, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word peer production
Coined by a colleague of Lawrence Lessig to describe the power of groups working via internet.
October 6, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word jillpot
"Now Lifetime has hit the jillpot with the Sunday-night drama "Army Wives," which debuted two months ago and right away became the biggest hit the channel ever had." -- Nancy Franklin, New Yorker magazine, August 13, 2007
September 3, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word apatovian
"The movie Superbad still displays vestiges of infantile glee, but, after much revision and some obvious guidance, the structure and a lot of the dialogue have become ripely Apatovian." -- David Denby, New Yorker magazine, August 20, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word figware
engineered to censor pr0n images left on one's hard drive. You heard it here first.
Oh, wait, turns out Figware is a real company. Dang.
July 22, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word blackbox
In the absence of wifi, my little white box becomes a little black box.
sarahatlee commented on the word hibbitat
July 17, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word speculative
Speculative fiction and counterfactual fiction are sometimes used as alternatives to science fiction and sci-fi.
July 9, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word smoovie
1. n: Beverage, commonly consumed at breakfast time, may include pulped fruit and/or juice, milk, yogurt. This pronunciation most associated with the smoovie-as-hangover-cure.
2. n: (slang) In the modelling industry, a person with no body hair whatsoever. (See Ron Mueck's NSFW sculpture "Big Man".)
July 4, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the list the-name-of-the-rose
When I read NOTR (I'm sure that'll be any day now), I'll have a go-to glossary! Thanks for putting this together.
June 18, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word hundredth
June 15, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word attainathon
As in, "My boss was inappropriately thrilled at being promoted to Assistant Regional Manager. I guess it's just one more event in his eternal attainathon."
sarahatlee commented on the word glassball
1. "My neighbor bought yet another one of those iridescent gazing orbs for his front yard. What a glassball."
2. usage: as the opposite of "one with balls of steel." ex. "See that guy over by the bar? The one oozing machismo? You should have heard him scream like a girl when he found a spider in his Miata. What a glassball."
sarahatlee commented on the word asstacular
Courtesy of Merlin at 5ives.com.
June 13, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word thiry
n: the uncomfortable idea, lodged in one's consciousness like a burr, that adulthood begins any minute now.
June 10, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word retromorphosis
...in which a giant toad regurgitates its own insides. It sheds its skin, revealing a more primitive life form, in a kind of reverse-metamorphosis.
sarahatlee commented on the word screwgled
Screwgle, as in "My wife caught me leaving a strip club on Google Street View, I got screwgled!�?
June 1, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word bastard file
n: slang. Personal wanker repository. As in, "Nah, I didn't let him bother me. I just put him away in the bastard file for future use." syn. shit list
May 25, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word screwery
It's fun to type, too. Good exercise for the left hand.
May 17, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word bershon
Here are some additional explanations of bershon:
And the earliest citation I've read:
March 23, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word sack-butt
Beautiful. Just beautiful.
March 14, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the list just-cause-i-like-em-b
Thank you for the compliment. I'm enjoying your various lists as well.
sarahatlee commented on the word clutture
n: An abundance of culturally significant objects taking up space
March 8, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word postmonerd
n: Someone who knows way too much about contemporary art theory
sarahatlee commented on the list pretentious-words-i-ve-used-in-art-history-papers
I've used some of these myself, just to sound pretentious in art history papers. I inadvertently invented a couple:
postmonerd n: Someone who knows way too much about contemporary art theory
clutture n: An abundance of culturally significant objects taking up space
sarahatlee commented on the list who-are-you
How about comptroller ? That one always sounds more mysterious than necessary to me.
sarahatlee commented on the word omakase
March 7, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the list utter-nonsense
What a useful list!
January 16, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word cletter
"I mun' cletter the dishes now. Leave me be in peace, Robert Poste's child." -- Adam Lambsbreath
January 10, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the list charlie-s-words
So many unique words. Well done.
January 9, 2007
sarahatlee commented on the word drawers
Usage: as in undergarments, pronouced "draws."
December 8, 2006
sarahatlee commented on the list sarahatlee-s-words
When I read a weather report that includes the phrase "unseasonably cold," I think it says, "unreasonably cold." Then I must concur.
December 6, 2006
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skipvia commented on the user sarahatlee
You might not be aware that Delightful Ejaculations is a public list. You can enter your own words there. I hope you claim Mama Pajama! I love that one--the only place I have ever heard it used is the film Mystery Men, which I adore. (And Paul Simon's Me and Julio Down By the School Yard.)
fbharjo commented on the user sarahatlee
What would you do with irisbrook (Iris Brook)? It is a place in delaware.
September 27, 2007
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