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beme

beme  n.— «One proponent is Martine Rothblatt, who is a genuine visionary.…Her talk entitled “Of Genes, Bemes and Conscious Things” outlined a future in which human consciousnesses are uploaded into computers. Her...

mooby

mooby  n.— «Before his weight loss, the film director was mocked by a tabloid newspaper after a photograph of him on a Caribbean beach showed his droopy chest, or “moobies”—a neologism for male boobs.» —“Super-slimmer Winner...

lethealgia

lethealgia  n.— «Which I think turned out quite nicely—lethealgia is a neologism I coined, derived from the Greek Lethe, the River of Oblivion in Hades, which is sometimes used to indicate forgetfulness, and algia from the Greek word...

inframince

inframince  n.— «The back cover, a message built of collaged letters, demonstrates Duchamp’s notion of “inframince,” a neologism of his that, he stated, could not be defined, only illustrated: “When the tobacco smoke...

blogject

blogject  n.— «“Blogject” is a neologism that’s meant to focus attention on the participation of “objects” and “things” in the sphere of networked social discourse variously called the blogosphere, or social web. The Blogject is a kind of...

inerstrogen

inerstrogen  n.— «Tend to be female, hence the Washington Post-style neologism “inerstrogen” to describe the state of trying on five outfits, four hairstyles and three types of lipstick while in a tearing hurry.» —“Seven...