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monthiversary

(noun) : the monthly recurrence of a date marking a notable event

The policy account monthiversary is the sixth, at which time interest and costs of insurance will be deducted from the fund account.

Submitted by: JMarquez from Colorado on Jul. 23, 2008 17:38


Immiserizing growth (noun) : Economic growth that makes the country worse off. Bhagwati (1958) coined the term for growth that expands exports and worsens the terms of trade sufficiently that its real income falls.

Submitted by: Alice H.H. on Aug. 26, 2006 00:26


foo foo rah (interjection) : Another word for "Awesome!' or "Wow!"

Jonas, your new CD is foo foo rah!

Submitted by: Jake from Arizona on Aug. 26, 2006 00:20


blue-hairism (noun) : Tha art or practice of doing anything as slow as a blue hair.

Hey there Mike, I see you're brushing up on your blue-hairism today!

Submitted by: Jake from Arizona on Aug. 26, 2006 00:17


homo automobilicus (noun) : A species of soft, atrophied invertebrate that spends much of its life isolated within a two-ton motorized exoskeleton on wheels.

Homo automobilicus has lost the ability to move itself more than fifty to one hundred meters and is seldom to be found out of doors anywhere beyond its lair, suburbianum ridus mowanacrae. The exoskeleton of homo automobilicus is frequently seen speeding along constantly-expanding asphalt-and-concrete trails that lead to its every destination.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2006 17:48


autocism

(noun) : the belief that motorists have greater transportation rights than pedestrians, bicyclists, mass transit users, equestrians, teamsters, and other non-motorists.

Autocism is the policy basis for funding, constructing, and policing transportation infrastructure that is usually separate and highly unequal. —Hans Noeldner, 8/25/06

Submitted by: Chrysalis from Wisconsin on Aug. 25, 2006 15:14


amathia (noun) : ignorance or stupidity

His amathia was evidence of his lack of education.

Submitted by: James Urban from Iowa on Aug. 25, 2006 14:51


dip out (verb) : to leave an area

It's getting late—I'm gonna dip out to the crib

Submitted by: beav-unit from Pennsylvania on Aug. 25, 2006 10:43


road regulator (noun) : Vehicle that stays in the left hand lane, which is supposed to be used only for passing, and goes the same speed as the vehicle in the right lane, so you are not able to pass.

We have another road regulator today.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2006 10:29


iPutz (noun) : Someone who is information technology challenged; a PC putz.

Oy, he is such an iPutz!

Submitted by: Chari from Wisconsin on Aug. 25, 2006 00:36