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  • adj: beautiful and awful. See also kitsch, grotesque, morbid fascination

    April 7, 2009

  • 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

  • How the sniffles feel like they should be spelled.

    October 10, 2008

  • 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

  • The effusion of clothing and accessory catalogs that spills from my mailbox for four to six days every month.

    July 18, 2008

  • A useful, all-purpose exclamation.

    July 18, 2008

  • 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."

    http://www.ironicsans.com/2008/03/idea_the_wikroll.html

    May 18, 2008

  • I take my (object name) everywhere. It's my woobie.

    April 8, 2008

  • My Hipster PDA, a mere palimpsest after having been laundered, has littered my warddrobe with infinitessimal informational detritus.

    April 8, 2008

  • Radishes!

    February 6, 2008

  • Mama pajama!

    February 6, 2008

  • A Wordie dork who wanted some extra letters.

    February 6, 2008

  • Like thievery, but lazier.

    November 28, 2007

  • November 22, 2007

  • See the Hatch Show Print shop for great examples.

    November 21, 2007

  • that's enseanting.

    October 27, 2007

  • 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.

    October 27, 2007

  • 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

  • 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.

    http://www.pajiba.com/heartbreak-kid-the.htm

    October 7, 2007

  • Coined by a colleague of Lawrence Lessig to describe the power of groups working via internet.

    October 6, 2007

  • "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

  • "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

    September 3, 2007

  • 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

  • In the absence of wifi, my little white box becomes a little black box.

    July 22, 2007

  • July 17, 2007

  • Speculative fiction and counterfactual fiction are sometimes used as alternatives to science fiction and sci-fi.

    July 9, 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • yay wordie!

    June 15, 2007

  • 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."

    June 15, 2007

  • 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."

    June 15, 2007

  • Courtesy of Merlin at 5ives.com.

    June 13, 2007

  • n: the uncomfortable idea, lodged in one's consciousness like a burr, that adulthood begins any minute now.

    June 10, 2007

  • ...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.

    June 10, 2007

  • Screwgle, as in "My wife caught me leaving a strip club on Google Street View, I got screwgled!�?

    http://www.boingboing.net/2007/05/31/google_maps_zoom_fea.html

    June 1, 2007

  • 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

  • It's fun to type, too. Good exercise for the left hand.

    May 17, 2007

  • Here are some additional explanations of bershon:

    http://www.finslippy.com/finslippy/2007/03/this_ones_for_y.html#more

    http://www.dooce.com/archives/nubbin/08_22_2006.html

    And the earliest citation I've read:

    http://queserasera.org/archives/000802.html

    March 23, 2007

  • Beautiful. Just beautiful.

    March 14, 2007

  • Thank you for the compliment. I'm enjoying your various lists as well.

    March 14, 2007

  • n: An abundance of culturally significant objects taking up space

    March 8, 2007

  • n: Someone who knows way too much about contemporary art theory

    March 8, 2007

  • 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

    March 8, 2007

  • How about comptroller ? That one always sounds more mysterious than necessary to me.

    March 8, 2007

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omakase

    March 7, 2007

  • What a useful list!

    January 16, 2007

  • "I mun' cletter the dishes now. Leave me be in peace, Robert Poste's child." -- Adam Lambsbreath

    January 10, 2007

  • So many unique words. Well done.

    January 9, 2007

  • Usage: as in undergarments, pronouced "draws."

    December 8, 2006

  • 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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  • Hi Sarah;

    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.)

    February 6, 2008

  • What would you do with irisbrook (Iris Brook)? It is a place in delaware.

    September 27, 2007