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thingy

(noun) : a thing

Can you get the thingy for my birthday?

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 26, 2007 18:13

chuddle (noun) : a feminine ritual of bonding; derived from "cuddle" and "huddle". Also used as "chuddling", action verb; and "chuddle", adjective (i.e. chuddle time)

Shelby and I had many things to secretly discuss, so we decided to hold a chuddle.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 26, 2007 17:24

Satched (verb) : to get wet; newfoundlander talk for wet, or very wet.

I'm satched. That chair is satched

Submitted by: Lu;Lu `* from Canada on Feb. 26, 2007 16:48

Muckery (noun) : a problem; a scene

Please don't cause such a muckery because my boss is watching!

Submitted by: Leah from Texas on Feb. 26, 2007 14:40

Newgrass (noun) : Newgrass is a sub genre of Bluegrass, created by musicians wishing for a more challenging style of acoustic folk. Using more than a just 1, 4, 5, chord progression Newgrass requires the musical education needed to play classical or jazz music. This results in complex arrangements of traditional bluegrass, or folk tunes, or original material.

Nickel Creek plays Newgrass music.

Submitted by: Zach White from Missouri on Feb. 26, 2007 12:21

skiboarding (verb) : a term used to denote skiing or snowboarding, so you don't have to say "I am going skiing and snowboarding." Instead, one can say "I am going skiboarding." Pronounced with a short i sound.

Submitted by: Alison C. from New York on Feb. 26, 2007 10:52

SORLOD TECHNOLOGY (noun) : Sorlod Space Navigtion Technology (SOSNAT) is advanced technology invented by Dr.Navin. K. Shah(Lalka),Hubli, India.In SOSNAT three forces are utilisised.. These are Strepulsion,Reraction and Gravitation. It is possible to achieve 10% of velocity of light for space navigation under SOSNAT- to lead a century ahead in space navigation.

SOSNET details in Book "Strepulsion-Physics,NASA-ADS,ISCA 2000 P.41,ISCA 2003 P 1. web:strepulsion.com —Dr.Navinchandra K.Shah(Lalka), Strepulsion-Physics" Book., september 2005

Submitted by: Prof.Mayuri, from Indiana on Feb. 26, 2007 10:48

destinesia

(noun) : the state of forgetting why you went to a place upon arriving

I had the worst case of destinesia yesterday, I walked into the living room and I couldn't remember why.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2008 19:55

pivot (noun) : the lead blocker on a roller derby team : the skater who leads the pack of defenders through which the jammer attempts to maneuver in order to score points

Submitted by: N. Zoug from Massachusetts on Feb. 26, 2007 10:27

blocker (noun) : In roller derby, one of a pack of skaters through which the jammer attempts to maneuver in order to score points

Submitted by: N. Zoug from Massachusetts on Feb. 26, 2007 10:26

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