Browsing Month January, 2008

Solastalgia, happy sack, vein brother

Recent interesting catchwords from the Double-Tongued Dictionary are: solastalgia n. a form of homesickness you get when you are still at home; feeling as though an environment has changed around you. happy sack n. an air-sickness bag, the kind typically used on airplanes. vein brother n. a man with which you get high on injected more…

Circus gold, singlism

Recent interesting catchwords from the Double-Tongued Dictionary are: circus gold n. elephant dung. singlism n. bias against people who are not married or part of a couple.

American Dialect Society 2007 word of the year is “subprime”

The American Dialect Society 2007 word of the year is “subprime.” Press release here.