Friday, June 10, 2005

I'll Take 'Made-Up Words' For 10 Points Please

Here's the thing, you see, I like to make up new words for things. I know, odd hobby but I promise you it can be lots of fun. The easiest place to start is with a mash up of two exisiting words which combined make a new (and hopefully amusing) meaning.

Here's a couple I came up with this morning:
Perfucopia
N. Perf-you-kopia
The olfactory experience derived from 6 secretaries in one very small elevator.

Phillatio
N. Fill-ay-shee-o
The act of stamp licking.

Anyone care to play?

3 comments:

fin de siecle/Mike said...

OMG, I'm such a dork that I just got excited at the thought of playing Scrabble with the portmanteau words! Yours are so good as to be intimidating, but I have a few hundred miles to drive while I ponder. I'm going to see a man about a hose.

The Other Andrew said...

Ah, perhaps you should play scrabble like 'Balderdash' (the board game where you make up a meaning for an obscure word, and try and convince people the fake meaning is true - through force of will and mad lying skillz)! Only make up the word instead. Dictionaries are for pussies.

Bodhi said...

OK Andrew, here are some that The Kid and myself have prepared earlier. We like to use them all the time in our regular vocab!

Tanorexic
The horrible shade of pale one becomes when you stay away from the sun or solarium for too long

Rabbity
The ability to be abundent in enthuasism, happiness, and a child-like capacity for fun whilst looking adorably cute.

Steveachino
The name for any strong coffee that comes in an oversized cup

Poth
The gothic fashion look with just a touch of punk.

Gunk
The punk fashion look with just a touch of goth.

Doofta
The name to describe boys who cruise streets in hotted up cars playing loud music with way too much bass.

McCutie
The cute boys that can sometimes be found behind the counter at large multi-national fast food outlets.

Grommified
The process of transformation by suburban youth who wear all the surf labels in an attempt to look like legitimate grommets (slang, young surfer).

Technowithdrawal
The wholly unpleasent experience of being denied use of, or access to, modern technology.

Bodhi :-)
Sydney, Australia