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What do you call those convenient props in illustrations and movies that cover up the naughty bits? A listener remembers an old illustrated copy of The Emperor’s New Clothes that made clever use of twigs and berries for covering, well, the...

psycho single

psycho single  n.— «When my freshman year came to an end in May 1981, I packed up my remnants from the “psycho single” I had been assigned—a single dorm room reserved for emergency security risks—and returned to L.A...


psychoceramics  n.— «For a time in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Kreiss sold a line of collectible ceramic figurines featuring odd beatniks and other characters that aficionados on eBay now refer to as psychoceramics. One green fuzzy-haired...

Hanukkah bush

Hanukkah bush
 n.— «The bastard brought a Hanukkah bush into the office last December.» —by Bret Easton Ellis American Psycho , 1991. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


gorram  interj.— «I totally had something to say but I’m so gorram absent-minded..hahaha gorram. cool new vocabulary i’m picking up. whedon needs to stop being cancelled!» —by Aileen (Spoike) The Thoughts of a Psycho Nov. 7...


 v.— «No, she did not shrimp my toes…» —“Re: Monica’s A Psycho?” by James Jorden (jjorden@ix.netcom.com) Usenet: alt.showbiz.gossip Feb. 1, 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)