Words that don't exist but should
(ak wa deks'trus) adj. Possessing the ability to turn the bathtub faucet on and off with your toes.
(kar pet' u a shun) n. The act, when vacuuming, of running over a string or a piece of lint at least a dozen times, reaching over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give the vacuum one more chance.
(dis kon fekt') v. To sterilize the piece of candy you dropped on the floor by blowing on it, assuming this will somehow 'remove' all the germs.
(el bon'iks) n. The actions of two people maneuvering for one armrest in a movie theater.
(un dust') n. The small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto the dust pan and keeps backing a person across the room until he finally decides to give up and sweep it under the rug.
(lak' to man gyu lay' shun) n. The act of manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk container so badly that one has to resort to the 'illegal' side.
(fo nee' zhuh) n. The affliction of dialing a phone number and forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer.
(tel e kras tin ay' shun) n. The act of always letting the phone ring at least twice before you pick it up, even when you're only six inches away.
(adj.) pron: bik-mor-gish State of confusion brought about by repeatedly grabbing for pens that won't write but have not been thrown away.
The lattice work design left on the back of your legs after an hour in a wicker porch rocker.
pron: bloh-fuh-duhl To publish a blog entry that appears completely factual while being completely fictional.
pron: cog-naw-stih-kay-shun Predicting future outcomes based on limited understanding of the cause.
Pron: cal-frahptuh-kayt The tendency to put off tasks because the weather is too nice to stay away from the beach / park / outdoor cafe.
that "why-did-I-come-in-here-again?" feeling.
when an unscrupulously placed web ad directs an unwitting end user to an adult website.
a friendship with someone who makes you feel happy to be alive.
n. (dis-lock-wee-a): not to be confused with 'dyslexia', dysloquia is a disorder that occasionally prevents one from forming words properly. An example of disloquia: "Today in P.E. class, we will be frimming sweely!"