Friday, August 29, 2008


Meaning: A serial entrepreneur best known for shutting down many start-ups.
Pronunciation: Stop-star-tist.
Usage: Don't you dare hire that guy. They say he's a stopstartist.
Root: Stop (wind up) + Startist (A past-master at creating start-ups).

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


Meaning: A normally smart person who acts, talks or behaves like a retard.
Pronunciation: Boo-dhoo-GV.
Usage: Arundhati Roy switches to her Buddhujeevi mode whenever she's asked to write a lead column for the Outlook.
Root: Buddhijeevi (Hindi for intellectual) + Buddhu (Hindi for fool).

Tuesday, August 26, 2008


Meaning: Junk food.
Pronunciation: Rhymes withs stomach.
Usage: Any oily food is stomuck. Period.
Root: Stomach + Muck.

Friday, August 15, 2008


Meaning: Having intercourse under the influence of illegal substances.
Pronunciation: Dope-pue-lay-shun.
Usage: Date rapes are a perverse form of dopulation.
Root: Dope + Copulation.