Thursday, June 11, 2015


Meaning: One who's frugal with swear words.
Pronunciation: Spar-tuck-cuss.
Usage: In Delhi, there's no point in being a Spartacuss.
Root: Spartan about cussing.

Thursday, February 26, 2015


Meaning: A lotus eater.
Pronunciation: Hal-lew-sin-no-gent.
Usage: The only way I can hope to paint like Dali is to become a hallucinogent.
Root: From hallucinogen (a drug that causes hallucinations) + gent.


Meaning: A habitual stealer of mistresses.
Pronunciation: Kept-toe-may-ni-yak.
Usage: Don't introduce your chick to him, he's a keptomaniac.
Root: Derived from Kleptomaniac. Kept here refers to 'a mistress or one who's kept well in exchange for sexual favours'.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Goodie Governance

Meaning: When a particular government's way of functioning is to give freebies to the public in the hope of retaining power during the subsequent elections.

Pronunciation: Goo-dee Governance

Usage: Goodie governance is a practice passed on to the PAAP by the Congress.

Root: Self Evident

Sunday, January 25, 2015


Meaning: When you start experiencing Deja vu over and over again.
Pronunciation: Loop-us.
Usage: With Loopus, your life becomes one long groundhog day.
Root: Loop + Lupus (a chronic disease).