> >>Subject: Mensa Invitational
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> >         The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again asked
> >readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding,
> >subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.
> >
> >         Here are this year's {2005} winners:
> >
> >1.    Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until
> >        you realize it was your money to start with.
> >
> >2.    Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly
> >
> >3.    Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that
> >        stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer,
> >        unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near
> >        future.
> >
> >4.    Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the
> >        purpose of getting laid.
> >
> >5.    Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the
> >        subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.
> >
> >6.    Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.
> >
> >7.    Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and
> >        the person who doesn't get it.
> >
> >8.    Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running
> >        late.
> >
> >9.    Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.
> >
> >10. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra
> >        credit.)
> >
> >11. Karmageddon: It's like, when everybody is sending off all
> >        these really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth
> >        explodes and it's like, a serious bummer.
> >
> >12. Decafalon (n.): The grueling event of getting through the day
> >        consuming only things that are good for you.
> >
> >13. Glibido: All talk and no action.
> >
> >14. Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter
> >        when they come at you rapidly.
> >
> >15. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after
> >        you've accidentally walked through a spider web.
> >
> >16. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into
> >        your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.
> >
> >17. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in
> >        the fruit you're eating.
> >
> >         And the pick of the literature:
> >
> >18. Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an a**hole.
> >
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