Thursday, May 31, 2012


Meaning: The penchant to spout legalese to complicate matters.
Pronunciation: Juris-spew-dense.
Usage: The panel discussions on tv channels have off late been unwatchable thanks to an overload of jurispewdence.
Root: Jurispudence (Law) + Spew.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Meaning: Depletion of wealth and economic health.
Pronunciation: Em-poor-ment.
Usage: The freebies doled out by political parties of Tamil Nadu has been singularly responsible for the empoorment of the state.
Root: Self explanatory.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012


Meaning: Mindless cost cutting in the name of austerity.
Pronunciation: Cost-terry-tea.
Usage: Buying second hand guns for the army is an example of costerity.
Root: Self explanatory.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Meaning: Speaking English with a stereotype Mallu accent.
Pronunciation: Gym-blee-fai.
Usage: Lola Kutty is the one who can teach you how to jimblify.
Root: Derived from the iconic word 'jimbly' which happens to be the mallu way of saying 'simply'.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Dinka Chicka

Meaning: A girl who loves to dance.
Pronunciation: Dink-ka-chick-ka
Usage: Ranu made the mistake of dating a dinka chicka. He ended up with a slipped disc.
Root: Dinka Chika (a foot tapping number from 'Ready') + Chicka (slang for hot chick).

Friday, May 11, 2012


Meaning: Laying claim to skills without any basis.
Pronunciation: Skill-dug-ga-ri.
Usage: Our detective firm specialises in uncovering the skillduggery in CVs.
Root: Skill + Skullduggery.

Monday, May 07, 2012


Meaning: People with identical dates of birth.
Pronunciation: Sin-no-dobs.
Usage: I am looking for research papers on synodobs. I am very interested in knowing if their life paths are similar.
Root: Syno (greek for same) + DOBs (Dates of birth).

Friday, May 04, 2012


Meaning: The belief that one must have the right to carry arms for protecting one's liberty.
Pronunciation: Trigger-tay-ri-yen-nizm.
Usage: One of the core values of a Republican is triggertarianism.
Root: Trigger (denoting fire arms) + Libertarianism (the doctrine of liberty).

Thursday, May 03, 2012


Meaning: The act of inventing a name for the unknown father.
Pronunciation: Baap-tizm.
Usage: The bastards of the world have to resort to baaptism to gain acceptance from us miserable sods.
Root: Baptism (the name giving formality) + Baap (Hindi word for father).