Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Meaning: Room mates who are no longer on talking terms.
Pronunciation: Nest-ranged.
Usage: What do you do when you bump into a nestranged buddy? Do you flash a warm smile or do you give him the cold shoulder?
Root: Nest (Residence) + Estranged (alienated).

Monday, May 30, 2011


Meaning: Replacing nuclear energy with renewable energy.
Pronunciation: Ren-new-klear.
Usage: 2022 will be the year when the world goes renewclear.
Root: Renew (short for Renewable Sources) + Nuclear.

Sunday, May 29, 2011


Meaning: Offering food coupons as perks to employees.
Pronunciation: Chomp-pen-say-shun.
Usage: After my treadmill session, I jogged across to the nearest Saravana Bhavan to enjoy my chompensation.
Root: Chomp (the act of eating) + Compensation.

Friday, May 27, 2011


Meaning: The fear of losing the lead batsman to a juicy delivery. And hence the fear of losing a match.
Pronunciation: Gail-lew-ro-fo-be-yeah.
Usage: If the rest of RCB can exorcise their gaylelurophobia, they should beat CSK in IPL 4.
Root: Gayle (the one man army for RCB in IPL 4) + Lure + Phobia.

Thursday, May 26, 2011


Meaning: The strata in-between two clearly distinguishable classes. The Lower Middle Class and the Upper Middle Class can be termed as the Mezzaniners.
Pronunciation: Mey-za-neen-ners.
Usage: Mezzaniners are the getting-there crowd. Fiercely ambitious, restless and hard working, this class of people mimic the tastes of the layer above them.
Root: From Mezzanine(the intermediary floor).


Meaning: A Tamilian who rambles.
Pronunciation: Tam-bil.
Usage: Karunanidhi is the grand father of all Tambles.
Root: Obvious.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Meaning: Toilet paper.
Pronunciation: Pup-pie-rear-rus.
Usage: The papyrearus has very few takers in our country because India is a lota nation.
Root: Papyrus (Greek for paper) + Rear (Euphemism for arse).

Monday, May 09, 2011


Meaning: Strange behaviour that's meant to be off putting.
Pronunciation: Yuck-sent-trick.
Usage: There is a perverse pleasure in being yuckcentric.
Root: Yuck + Eccentric.

Osama Veda

Meaning: Literature or audio material preaching hatred.
Pronunciation: Os-saa-ma-way-da.
Usage: Osama Veda is the easy detergent for quick brainwashes.
Root: Osama + Sama Veda.