The Washington Post's Style Invitational asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are some recent winners:
Coming back to life as a hillbilly.
Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.
Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.
To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.
A degenerate disease.
It's like, when everybody is sending off all these really bad vibes,right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it's like, a serious bummer.
The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.
Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.
A person who's both stupid and an asshole.