Coinage (Invent some new words or phrases!)

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russ watters' word salad (a meaningless string of words; worse than nonsense) and arildno's gurulity and gurulation have me wondering what other jewels PFers can crank out. Share your inventions.
 

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word salad??? ahahahahaha.... oh man... thats beautiful

What do the other two words mean?
 
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Pengwuino said:
word salad??? ahahahahaha.... oh man... thats beautiful

What do the other two words mean?
I don't know. Break it down.
gurulation
http://www.answers.com/guru&r=67 [Broken]
(maybe the l is for a more pleasing sound)
gurulity
guru-l-http://www.answers.com/-ity [Broken]
(maybe he just likes l)
 
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Pengwuino
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Some sort of pompous guru?

Gosh, you wont make things simple for me will you >:(
 
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I have a lame one that I wasn't going to post, but...

spoilish: when the milk just begins to smell as if it's starting to spoil but isn't bad enough to throw out, I say it's spoilish. (spoil-ish, Pengwuino :wink:)
 
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Pengwuino said:
Some sort of pompous guru?

Gosh, you wont make things simple for me will you >:(
Just click the links. You know what -ation does when attached to the end of a word, right?
 
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honestrosewater said:
I don't know. Break it down.
gurulation
http://www.answers.com/guru&r=67 [Broken]
(maybe the l is for a more pleasing sound)
gurulity
guru-l-http://www.answers.com/-ity [Broken]
(maybe he just likes l)
gurulity: the attitude or mental state out of which the postures, gestures and behaviours of the guru flows out naturally.
(That it has a certain affinity to garrulity was intended)
 
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arildno said:
(That it has a certain affinity to garrulity was intended)
Oh, c'mon, 'garrulity' isn't a word. :tongue2:

Tom Mattson had a very nice one -
mental toilet: a receptacle for word salad.
 
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honestrosewater said:
Oh, c'mon, 'garrulity' isn't a word. :tongue2:
Oh, yes it is!
Quoting from my Penguin Dictionary:

garrulity: quality of being garrulous.
 
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arildno said:
Oh, yes it is!
Quoting from my Penguin Dictionary:

garrulity: quality of being garrulous.
Yeah, well my dictionary says it means 'loquaciousness', but I don't think that's a word either. Harrumph. :tongue2:

(Do you keep a dictionary within reach? I do that - just wondering.)
 
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honestrosewater said:
Yeah, well my dictionary says it means 'loquaciousness', but I don't think that's a word either. Harrumph. :tongue2:

(Do you keep a dictionary within reach? I do that - just wondering.)
What about talkativeness? Is that a word?
Chatticity, perhaps? :confused:


(And yes, I have a dictionary at hand; it is dedicated to Rosalinda, BTW)
 
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honestrosewater said:
russ watters' word salad (a meaningless string of words; worse than nonsense)
I hate to be the one to have to debunk this, but Russ didn't create the term "word salad". It has been used in the psychiatric community for years to describe the speech of some schizophrenics, and was taken from there as the title of an album by some rock group way back before the invention of the CD.
 
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Beatcha, hitsquad!
 
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Yeah, well, my post is shinyer than yours.
 
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arildno said:
What about talkativeness? Is that a word?
Chatticity, perhaps? :confused:
Chatticity, yes, that's good. :approve:
(And yes, I have a dictionary at hand; it is dedicated to Rosalinda, BTW)
From As You Like It?
 
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hitssquad said:
Yeah, well, my post is shinyer than yours.
zoobyshoe's verbal cadence is better than yours, though..
 
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honestrosewater said:
From As You Like It?
Not quite; as from G.N. Garmonsway's 1964 edition of the Penguin English Dictionary..
 
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arildno said:
zoobyshoe's verbal cadence is better than yours, though..
That's true. I didn't even notice that at first. If Zoobyshoe's post is sung to the tune of AC-DC's Back in Black it fits perfectly.
 
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That's true. I didn't even notice that at first. If Zoobyshoe's post is sung to the tune of AC-DC's Back in Black it fits perfectly.
Arildno notices all that stuff.
 
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Ah, I found it! I thought that phrase sounded somewhat familiar (after you guys pointed out that it was old), but I didn't think that I heard it in connection with schizophrenia - it was Wernicke's aphasia.
 
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I thought that phrase sounded somewhat familiar (after you guys pointed out that it was old)
This indicates that you are highly suggestible. Interesting.

You are feeling sleepy.

http://www.photonetwork.co.za/Photographers/emwe/Sleepy%20lioness%20peeking%20Kgalagadi.jpg [Broken]
 
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She was cute..
 
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:zzz: (People used to call me Stealth Kitty, so that kind of works.)

I can't find anything about this Rosalinda person having something to do with G.N. Garmonsway's 1964 edition of the Penguin English Dictionary. :confused:
 

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