Always be sure to do this in different groups, so you get credit

Posted by Lizzie on 05/06/12

flipocrite

1. One who openly justifies doing what one can’t abide in others. “Elaine knew she was a flipocrite for tailgating a Chevy, when she had gone just as slowly the day before when teaching her daughter to drive.” See also: Mequivocate (to argue the action is not contradictory).

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At the request of a friend who insisted the MAN should be emphasized

Posted by Lizzie on 04/27/12

Dramaneering

1. Maintaining control by always seeming to be in crisis. “After the dramaneering Julian wept over his girlfriend’s threat to break up with him, Gwendolyn gave in and agreed to marry him.” See also: Theratrooper (friend who swoops in to commiserate).

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I realized only after creating this I’ve been duvious FOR YEARS

Posted by Lizzie on 04/07/12

Delicious Phytoplankton - NYTimes.com

1. Feigns knowledge of a topic by expressing doubt. “Every time the baby cried, Charles duviously told his wife that he knew it didn’t need to be fed.” See also: Fraudience (those convinced).

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Email is the problem #thatshouldbeaword

Posted by Lizzie on 03/24/12

What Would Henry Miller Make of the 1 Percent? - NYTimes.com

1. To obfuscate in an attempt to clarify. “Jim realized he had confluded his apology after explaining to his date, for the third time, why he said she looked tired.” See also: Condrone (to agree too much).

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I would probably try to eat this illustration, too #thatshouldbeaword

Posted by Lizzie on 03/16/12

chowse

1. To absent-mindedly peruse the food in your proximity. “The meal took a nosedive when Ellery unwittingly chowsed her father-in-law’s penne.” Also: bitrayal (finding that food tastes less delicious than it looks).

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In the original, it was “Handed her son the Swiffer.” Because I don’t even Menable by SPEAKING

Posted by Lizzie on 03/09/12

What’s Your Dog’s Favorite Restaurant? - NYTimes.com

men-AY-blur n.1. One who promotes the patriarchy. “Never a menabler, Sara made her son Swiffer the house each week.” See also: Menclave (male-only meeting); malefeasance (act of misogyny); menopoly (exclusive male control).

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I still don’t understand why you all sit on your phones. But I’ve made a word for it nonetheless: #thatshouldbeaword

Posted by Lizzie on 02/26/12

Mencken’s Bedbugs - NYTimes.com

1. To call someone by sitting on your phone. “Kelly was mystified by the distant peal of Sandra’s laughter until she realized her friend had bumerang her.” See also: Subtlebutt (a conversation you must move to the edge of your chair in order to hear).

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Exprose, because Mom thought “Inadvertext” too obvious #thatshouldbeaword

Posted by Lizzie on 02/17/12

Exprose

1. A message inadvertently sent to the person one is complaining about. “Arthur was fired after he forwarded an exprosé on his boss’s tics to the entire company.” See also: Epistol (to empty an in-box quickly).

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