n.— «But back to his word, which is—”presticogitation.” By calling up the related “prestidigitation,” the new word calls up a smile of recognition. [James Vanden] Bosch says of his creation, “I wanted a word that would refer, playfully, to a phenomenon that had not yet been named, namely, the fast and powerful thinking that so dazzles the listener that the sheer speed and brightness of the performance brings the listener into quick, even grateful, compliance or agreement.”» —“The latest word is…the green weenie of corporate-speak” by Dale Dauten St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Mo.) Oct. 9, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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