Neologism

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Busy busy busy, so I’ll “borrow” this from a recent ISTC newsletter. The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained….

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Because It's Friday: II

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Once again, The Washington Post has published its annual word-definition contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for various words. And the winners are: 1. Coffee (n.), a person who is coughed upon. 2. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained. (!!) 3. Abdicate (v.), to give up all…

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