Out of everything bad, there is a nugget of good.
News 10's Bill Carey created a new lexicon out of the recent coup at the New York State Senate.
You may have seen this before, but it is a good piece worth a cut and paste.
Skelospada, a being created by the unusual pairing of ideological opposites for the purpose of gaining more office space.
Amigo Drift -- when one of the pair gets an even better deal.
How about a verb – to Malcolm. That's the act of ignoring words spoken by an important guest while retrieving Blackberry messages.
And it's corollary -- to be Smithed. That's a sudden loss of power requiring assistance from an historic figure, perhaps Sampson
All sorts of new terms spring to mind.
Repocrisy -- the inability of one group to accept rules that it imposed on another group in the past.
Or demnesia -- a sudden forgetfulness. One suffering from demnesia might be found asking, "what reform?"
There is cuomotion -- creating a stir by saying nothing and appearing detached.
Or shellification -- the amused satisfaction of not appearing dysfunctional.
Taking on a new job at the request of someone who may not be in a position to actually give you that position -- Ravitching.
Any act that, at first, appears substantial, yet fails to carry any weight would be Patersonian.
And they go on and on.
Jurisdisrelish -- a sudden revulsion by judges to actually rule in cases.
All new words that could someday make it to the big time.
there was one other. Actually, a new definition for a word that is
already in the dictionary. A spectator forced to watch something they
find personally revolting, while also obliged to cover any and all
expenses. The word is taxpayer.
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