Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Meaning: The cost of production vis-a-vis worth argument that decides whether a coin is in currency or not.
Pronunciation: ik-coin-no-mix.
Usage: If the 25 paise's fate was sealed by ecoinomics, it won't be long before the 50 paise is phased out using the same logic.
Root: Derived from 'Economics of minting the coin'.

Monday, June 27, 2011


Meaning: Maintaining a calm exterior despite being full of pent up rage.
Pronunciation: Grrr-Res-pon-sybil.
Usage: Despite 26/11, India went about its business in a grrresponsible manner.
Root: Self explanatory.

Saturday, June 11, 2011


Meaning: The red squiggly lines belched out by the word processor after a spell check.
Pronunciation: Sss-pelch.
Usage: No writer looks flattering when his document is littered with the spelch from MS Word.
Root: Self explanatory.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011


Meaning: The state of forgetting names.
Pronunciation: Nim-moan-nia.
Usage: When you touch forty, your mind falls prey to nymonia.
Root: Nym (Greek root for name) + Pneumonia (a common illness).

Friday, June 03, 2011


Meaning: A mileu of conformity.
Pronunciation: Ug-gree-cul-chur.
Usage: The 'Like' button on Facebook has seeded the spread of agreeculture among many social groups.
Root: Pretty obvious.