Sunday, September 21, 2008


Meaning: A laggard capitalist economy.
Pronunciation: Cap-pit-tull-list-less.
Usage: Even Thomas Friedman could never have imagined that America will turn capitalistless, one day.
Root: Capitalist + Listless.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Brew Blooded

Meaning: A person who's addicted to beer.
Pronunciation: Obvious.
Usage: Jayalalitha has accused Vijaykanth of being brew blooded.
Root: Brew (Slang for beer) + Blooded = One with beer in the veins.


Meaning: Dark particle.
Pronunciation: Nick-tawn.
Usage: The cosmos was initially a sea of nyctons and divinions.
Root: Nyct (Greek prefix for darkness or night) + -on (Particle).


Meaning: The God Particle.
Pronunciation: Di-wine-non.
Usage: The Hadron Collider project is about unraveling the divinon.
Root: Divine (God like) + -on (Particle).

Monday, September 08, 2008


Meaning: Newly coined word spewed serendipitously in a drunken state.
Pronunciation: Pi-yo-lodge-jism.
Usage: A few pegs down, our man started blathering malapropisms, spoonerisms and piyologisms.
Root: Piyo (to drink in Hindi) + Neologism (newly coined word).

Sunday, September 07, 2008


Meaning: The brand window section in a TV commercial or Radio spot that interrupts the smooth flow of story telling.
Pronunciation: Obvious.
Usage: You won't spot the spotholes in the Director's Cut.
Root: Spot (an ad for radio or TV)+ Pothole (the cause for bumpy rides in Indian roads).


Meaning: Soon to be President of the United States.
Pronunciation: Nex-po-tus.
Usage: If Obama is to be the Nextpotus, he needs to portray John McCain as George McCain.
Root: Next + POTUS (Acronym for President Of The United States).

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Booclear Bomb

Meaning: A hoax bomb planted using prank calls.
Pronunciation: Obvious.
Usage: When kids feel like shutting down their school these days, they press the booclear bomb button.
Root: Boo (to scare) + Clear (to evacuate) + Bomb (an explosive) = to scare and to cause an evacuation using the threat of a bomb.


Meaning: Appetite-inducing, fat-enhancing junk food.
Pronunciation: Bell-lee-cuss-see.
Usage: The beach side bajjis are bellycacies waiting to be devoured.
Root: Belly + Delicacy.


Meaning: Making a new improved product appear like the next big thing.
Pronunciation: Crow-man-ti-size.
Usage: Chromanticizing that new browser is the new pastime of the mainstream media.
Root: Chrome (as in Google Chrome)+ Romanticize.