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Popeyesays
09-22-2006, 08:20 PM
Got this in my e-mail from an Australian wargame designer named Mal Wright:

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The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing of one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are the 2005 winners:
1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which
renders the subject financially impotent for an
indefinite period.
2. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which
lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.
3. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly.
4. Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.
5. Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
6. Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the Person who doesn't get it.
7. Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are
running late.
8. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
9. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra
credit.)
10. 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 bu mmer.
11. Glibido: All talk and no action.
12. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed
just after you've accidentally walked through a spider
web.
13. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half
a worm in the fruit you're eating.

Bk_30
09-22-2006, 10:06 PM
:ROFL:

allion
09-23-2006, 04:31 AM
I had #12 the other day after realizing two large, brown spiders have taken up residence in a bush outside our front door. By large, I mean over an inch long, with black bands on their legs. It was interesting to watch one of them capture dinner and wrap it up.

I now use the back door exclusively. They can have the bush until frost comes.

Karen

Carmy
09-23-2006, 07:26 PM
I love #6.

Thanks for the laughs.

crypticquill
09-23-2006, 08:18 PM
Ha! Hilarious! I'm going to have to share these :)

Scrawler
09-28-2006, 03:18 AM
Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with. LOL