Neologisms ประจำปี ค.ศ. 2006
สัปดาห์นี้คอลัมน์ผมเขียนเกี่ยวกับศัพท์และคำแปลเพี้ยนๆ จาก Washington Post Style Invitational ซึ่งเป็นผลการแข่งขันที่ให้ผู้อ่านเสนอความหมายใหม่ๆ เจ็บๆ สำหรับคำที่มีอยู่แล้ว
Coffee (n.), a person who is coughed upon.
Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained.
Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
Esplanade (v.), to attempt an explanation while drunk.
Willy-nilly (adj.), impotent
Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you absentmindedly answer the door in your nightie.
Lymph (v.), to walk with a lisp.
Gargoyle (n.), an olive-flavored mouthwash.
Flatulence (n.) the emergency vehicle that picks you up after you are run over by a steamroller.
Balderdash (n.), a rapidly receding hairline.
Testicle (n.), a humorous question on an exam.
Rectitude (n.), the formal, dignified demeanor assumed by a proctologist immediately before he examines you.
Oyster (n.), a person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddish expressions.
Circumvent (n.), the opening in the front of boxer shorts.
Frisbeetarianism (n.), The belief that, when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck there.
Pokemon (n), A Jamaican proctologist.
Bustard (n.), a rude bus driver.
Semantics (n.), pranks conducted by young men studying for the priesthood.
Spatula: n. A fight among vampires.
Excruciate: n., the ligament that attaches your ex-wife to your paycheck.
Perplexed: adj., lost in a movie theater.
Population: n., that nice sensation you get when drinking soda.
Racket: n., a small pair of breasts.
Nincompoop: n., the military command responsible for battlefield sanitation.
Ineffable: adj., describes someone you absolutely cannot swear in front of.
Pontificate: n., a document given to each graduating pope.
Pimple: n., pimp's apprentice.
Discussion: n., a Frisbee-related head injury.
Ozone: n., area in which the G-spot is located.
Flattery: n., a place that manufactures A and B cup brassieres only.
Cabbage Patch: A patch for those trying to stop eating cabbage.
Sudafed: A software program on how to file a civil action against the government.
Pop Secret: Paternity suit settled without publicity.
Oral-B: Monica's grade on her last intern evaluation.
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Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the reader who doesn't get it.
Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.
Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.
Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near future.
Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of obtaining sex.
Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously.
Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease.
Karmageddon: End of the world due to a build up of bad-vibes.
Glibido: All talk and no action.
Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
Intaxication: Euphoria at receiving a tax refund, which lasts until you realise it was your money to start with.
Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.
Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
Tumfoolery: When a middle-aged man sucks in his stomach while being introduced to an attractive woman
Fadavers: Last year's hot fads.
Main Geeze: How an elderly, unmarried couple refer to each other.
Polarvoid: The state of having no baby pictures, a condition that usually befalls the second-born child.
Dozie: The lie a person tells when a telephone caller wakes him up and he denies that he was sleeping.
Hooternanny: The au pair you thought was especially promising, but your wife sent back to the agency.
Alexpandria: A town known for its buffet restaurants.
Apocalypstic: The little smudge I came home with on my collar that makes my wife act like it's the end of the world.
Defenestraction: A ruse to divert the cop's attention while you throw the evidence out the window.
Accimental: Caused by a Freudian slip.
Algaebra: What the Little Mermaid wears over her chest.
Aliass: A body double for a nude scene.
Arbyss: The deepest part of the stomach, reserved for two Giant Roast Beefs, large Curly Fries and a chocolate shake.
Avant-harde: Before the Cialis kicks in.
Doltergeist: a spirit that decides to haunt someplace stupid, such as your septic tank.
Guillozine: a magazine for executioners.