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06/20/17 Grif.Net – New Meanings to Old Words

06/20/17 Grif.Net – New Meanings to Old Words

[Each year the Post holds a NEOLOGISM contest, where contestants =
are asked to make up “new 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. Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you absentmindedly =
answer the door in your nightgown.

 

6. Lymph (v.), to walk with a lisp.

 

7. Gargoyle (n.), gross olive-flavored =
mouthwash.

 

8. Flatulence (n.) emergency vehicle that picks you up after you are =
run over by a steamroller.

 

9. Balderdash (n.), a rapidly receding =
hairline.

 

10. Pok=E9mon (n), a Rastafarian proctologist.

 

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