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    Subject: Neologisms

    Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions
    > to its yearly contest, in which readers are asked to supply
    alternate
    > meanings for common words.
    >
    > 1. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs.
    >
    > 2. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have
    gained.
    >
    > 3. Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
    >
    > 4. Esplanade (v.), to attempt an explanation while drunk.
    >
    > 5. Willy-nilly (adj.), impotent.
    >
    > 6. Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you
    absentmindedly

    > answer the door in your nightgown.
    >
    > 7. Lymph (v.), to walk with a lisp.
    >
    > 8. Gargoyle (n.), olive-flavored mouthwash.
    >
    > 9. Flatulence (n.) emergency vehicle that picks you up after you are
    > run over by a steamroller.
    >
    > 10. Balderdash (n.), a rapidly receding hairline.
    >
    > 11. Testicle (n.), a humorous question on an exam.
    >
    > 12. Rectitude (n.), the formal, dignified demeanor adopted by
    > proctologists.
    >
    > 13. Pokemon (n), a Rastafarian proctologist.
    >
    > 14. Oyster (n.), a person who sprinkles his conversation with
    > Yiddishisms.
    >
    > 15. Frisbeetarianism (n.), The belief that, when you die, your Soul
    > flies up onto the roof and gets stuck there.
    >
    > 16. Circumvent (n.), an opening in the front of boxer shorts worn by
    > Jewish men
     
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    noun Definition: disorder, commotion; also written curfuffle, kerfuffle, gefuffle Etymology: Gaelic cur `twist, bend' + fuffle
     
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    you're proud of your new discovery, kerfluffle, aren't you ! :blah2:
     
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    nah, it's an old word to me. I love it though.
     
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    Sounds like a 6-7th grade boy saying..
    "Did you see Ms. Ks' curfuffle!" :rotflmao:
     
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    It's the 8th graders and they 'love' my kerfuffle. LOL
     
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    6. Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you
    absentmindedly

    > answer the door in your nightgown.



    :rotflmao:

    Thank you.

    A long week and this post brought me to outright laughter. LOL.

    Thank you.
     
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    I loved my eight grade math teachers kerfuffle...That's as far as that went though...sad...we could have had a future together. :laugh:
     
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    Trust me, the robes are better. No hope with the 8th grade teacher future. LOL
     

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