Style Invitational

The Washington Post's "Style Invitational" asks readers to take any
word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or
changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are some
recent winners:

Foreploy: any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of
obtaining sex. 

Doltergeist: a spirit that decides to haunt someplace stupid, such as your
septic tank. 

Giraffiti: vandalism spray-painted very, very high, such as on an

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

Contratemps: the resentment permanent workers feel toward the fill-in

Coiterie: a very VERY close-knit group.

Impotience: eager anticipation by men awaiting their Viagra prescription. 

Reintarnation: coming back to life as a hillbilly.

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

Hipatitis: terminal coolness.

Guillozine: a magazine for executioners.

Suckotash: a dish consisting of corn, lima beans and tofu.

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, ya know? 

Glibido: all talk and no action.

Vaseball: a game of catch played by children in the living room.

Eunouch: the pain of castration.

Deifenestration: to throw all talk of God out the window.

Hozone: an area where women of the night hang out.

Acme: a generic skin disease.

Dopeler effect: the tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they
come at you rapidly. 

Intaxication: euphoria at getting a refund from the IRS, which lasts until
you realize it was your money to start with. 

Newtspaper: the Washington Times.

Nazigator: an overbearing member of your carpool.

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