Friday, March 20, 2009

and now it's time for a little levity

yes, count me in as one of the 100,000
Cougar Barbie
The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year's winners. Read them carefully. Each is an artificial word with only one letter altered to form a real word. Some are terrifically innovative: ***i'm just including the ones i really liked
Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.

Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.

Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.

Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit.)

Karmageddon: It's like, when everybody is sending off all these really bad vibes, right? And then like, the Earth explodes and it's like, a serious bummer.

Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole


Anonymous said...

Heh, you can count me in those jealous of six-year-old!

Very funny. My favourite is sarchasm.

Hotch Potchery said...

Those are funny. I liked giraffiti.

People are clever, but I prefer inventive ways to insult people.

Astarte said...

OMG, is that JOHNNY DEPP?!?!?! *swoon*!!! I swear, that man is a walking orgasm.

These are GREAT!!!! I like reintarnation!!!

drollgirl said...

bah ahahahha!!! love these new words!!!!

cheatymoon said...

Excellent. :-)

Not Your Aunt B said...

I need that. I so needed to laugh today after the day from hell at work. Thanks! And I will be adding those words to my vocabulary.