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FSMism

FSMism
 n.— «Bobby Henderson…conceived the Flying Spaghetti Monster as the fount of a new religion. Now, his parody deity is gaining eager adherents through the Internet.…And he wrote to the Kansas Board of Education requesting equal time for FSMism.» —“Parody deity flies in face of Intelligent Design” by Carole Goldberg Hartford Courant (Conn.) Aug. 21, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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