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flarf

flarf
 n.— «Tony Hoagland was heard claiming flarf after Naomi Shihab Nye’s reading.» —“Talking Points” by Jim Behrle The Jim Side (New York City) Mar. 9, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

zot

zot  n.— «Not since picking up that box with wonderfully tacky art of Super beings zotting each other with strange powers, have I felt the special thrill of reading a game voraciously.» —“Lace & Steel” Usenet: rec.games...

work wife

work wife  n.— «I know of at least one other editor here (my “work wife”) who does reading and marking on a regular basis and is decidedly CF (there’s a topic: If you have a “work spouse” in addition to your usual...

sonking

sonking  n.— «Years ago, the iconoclastic Professor Andrew Ehrenberg coined the verb “to SONK.” Sonking is an acronym that stands for the Scientification of Non Knowledge.…With a word like sonking at our disposal, we are...

unschooling

unschooling  n.— «Lundgren had rejected her Lutheran upbringing but discovered the ideas of John Holt, who began in the ’60s to advocate what has come to be called “unschooling.” The child directs his education, deciding when...

soft-seater

soft-seater  n.— «The number of reading series in Washington has grown impressively high. They fall into two main types: soft-seaters and hard seaters. A soft-seater is typically held in a fancy auditorium with a lectern and microphone on...