Tuesday, January 06, 2009

While Surfing...

I was blog hopping and saw this quote that Marianne Arkins found ::

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. ~William James

WOW. I can completely relate to this. Must finish the edits of Compromising Positions, TODAY!

Plus...she had this funny bit, which makes her my new bff. (I highlighted the two I've already managed to work into conversation today! ::

Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to
its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternative
meanings for common words.

The winners are:

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. Willy-nilly (adj.), impotent.

6. Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you absentmindedly answer the door in your nightgown.

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

8. Gargoyle (n), olive-flavored mouthwash.

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

10. Balderdash (n.), a rapidly receding hairline.

11. Testicle (n.), a humorous question on an exam.

12. Rectitude (n.), the formal, dignified bearing adopted by proctologists.

13. Pokemon (n), a Rastafarian proctologist.

14. Oyster (n.), a person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms.

15. Frisbeetarianism (n.), (back by popular demand): The belief that, when you die, your soul flies up onto the roof and gets stuck there.

16. Circumvent (n.), an opening in the front of boxer shorts worn by Jewish men.


Amy said...

edit, edit, edit!

I love that list.

Anonymous said...

I can so relate to that quote! LOL.

Donna Alward said...

I am still laughing at the Pokemon. Bwahahahaha!