Thursday, April 30, 2009


shingsh - uttered by a blog owner when reading an especially long and rambling comment left on his or her blog. and in "shingsh, why don't you go get your own blog, lady...."

this one's autobiographical, but in this case, i was the lengthy commenter guilty of bitis and in fact i'm not done, as i just thought of something i forgot to say, so i gotta go...


triessu: the "trousseau" you pack for a trip which turns out to be terribly, terribly mis-packed.

Ues: Jules' triessu was a miserable failure again this week.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009


dithylv - an ode to dead roses, often composed by distraught wannabe gardeners.

slang use: in gangsta rap can be used to signify vengeance, as in 'I be dithylving yo a** bro'


inkerpo - those figures you make up out of your *#% in a panic on the last day before taxes are due.  includes as well the act of slapping a signature on them and calling it good.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009


scett ~ that sneaky, nasty little envious stab in your heart when you discover that international recognition has been bestowed upon a talented friend. The very next emotion is usually one of smug pride that you know her. I think that may be called squett.


shooste - to notice poo wherever you go. and try to avoid stepping in it. or sleeping in it.


fusned - someone who appears in public two decades after the 80s, wearing 80s stone-washed jeans and pointy lace-up short boots. and although not visible in this surreptitiously-taken photo, sporting dark charlie's angels (the original t.v. series, not the drew barrymore one) farrah fawcett-style winged hair:

oh, and carrying a really giant, very ugly white 80s-looking bag:


chablep: what your kid gets when he or she licks above her top lip repeatedly. It's not really a chapped lip, but the skin above it.

Molly always has chablep after she takes a "mad minute" math test at school.


moggen - a fly that has that glint in its eye that tells you that it has been landing on all kinds of refuse just for the heck of it right before landing on your danish.

Can also be used to refer to a malicious person who works in the fast food industry.


quiss - the exact moment of finally knowing the correct answer to the radio show's question of the day, getting through to the radio station, from a landline, being told by the show's host that one has just won a new car, only to have waited for so long on the line that one is forced to pee right then and there, without making it to the bathroom.

use: On the cusp of quiss, Henry wished he had put in a toilet in the kitchen.


cocratin - to get so fidgety sitting in the airport lounge that you are almost tempted to go out among the common (non-gold) folk...

i'm goin' cocratin up here on the lake...(oh wait, that was from fargo). i'm going cocratin here at kastrup, which is kind of an ok place to do it since there's a starbucks out there.

p.s. why is it doing this stupid font?


Reonetiz - A rather new blogger, who has been invited to participate in a cool project which involves making stuff up - her secret goal in life. A reonetiz is also often stressed about being funny, since there is nothing else for her to be stressed about. But she either laughs or drinks the stress away.

Sunday, April 26, 2009


fakinics - grown adults who don't know how to change a flat tire.

Thursday, April 23, 2009


afettly - to totally, completely, shamelessly suck up to someone. but in a good way. because you've totally fallen for them and how hilarious they are.

i went totally afettly over a new blog i found today. and of course, it's yet another person blogging from south africa. that's where all the cool kids are.


bitis - when you go on and on much longer than you intended in a comment on someone else's blog. it can get so bad you write a second comment that starts with p.s.

i did this a little bit tonight on molly's blog.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009


unhonon - to be in complete and utter disbelief that a long-held (and only voiced to a selected few) desire has been fulfilled.  it's kinda like being gobsmacked, only times a hundred. and it makes it kinda hard to sleep.

Monday, April 20, 2009


brospeds ~  the erotic antics of plants in springtime, flaunting their damn sexy blossoms all over the place ... 

Thursday, April 16, 2009


introph - all of those brilliant blog posts that you start and leave in draft because you never finish them. in other words, they're all intro and then they go phhhh....

Friday, April 10, 2009


entshaw ~ total conviction that there is one, and only one, correct way of dispensing toilet paper.

Thursday, April 9, 2009


slangsta - one who is totally hip to all the latest internet slang and uses it excessively on twitter, facebook, etc...

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


unsigg - to make your iPhone stop including that slightly pretentious/snotty pre-programmed "sent from my iPhone" sig line on all the mails that you send from your iPhone.

because you do have an iPhone, right? all the cool kids do. :-)

and i don't actually know how to unsigg it, tho' i've tried.

Monday, April 6, 2009


lunthum - used to describe the cowardly act of posting a snarky comment anonymously on a blog. as in: the comment one of the sponsors of the SA blog awards left on a prize-winning blog was a bit lunthum.

maybe it's just me, but i think people should stand behind what they say or not say it.

Thursday, April 2, 2009


flerify - to offer a wide range of excuses for why you haven't really gotten started on your to do list yet.  as in:  just let me flerify for you why i haven't yet submitted that piece for your next issue...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


adilin - meds you can take to resist advertising and links that encourage you to buy things you only think you need. as in: i could really use an adilin prescription here during austerity april.


weedenti - when your mad 8-year-old, after three fillings, three root canals and an alarmingly big fat lip (caused by biting said lip rather severely under the influence of anesthetic), declares upon leaving the dentist, "that was fun mom. they're really nice."