Monday, January 6, 2014


flutune ['floo-toon] (n.) A stucksong passed to another person's brain by its mention or imitation.
"Dude! You mentioned the flutune Don't Worry, Be Happy and now I can't get it out of my head."

(v.) flutune, flutuned, flutuning
The act of passing along a stucksong or flutoon, usually with malicious intent.
"That wicked woman is flutuning the whole class by whistling Tainted Love."


stucksong ['stək-sôNG] (n.) Any song, or melody or tune playing on a loop inside one's mind. See also flutune.
"My stucksong this morning was Little Bunny Foo Foo."

Friday, November 4, 2011


(n.) Creating a job or job description so complex that others cannot possibly understand it, thus minimizing the risk of being micromanaged.
"His position is so jobfuscated that it would take three analysts a year to figure out what he does."
(contributed by Branden Espinoza)

Saturday, January 15, 2011


(n.) The unhealthy psychological compulsion, especially in large organizations, to reduce jargon to increasingly unintelligible first-letter pseudonyms.

"SNAFU, DOD, FBI, CIA, FUBAR... are these terms related? I think our government is suffering from acronymphomania."

Monday, September 13, 2010

Dictionary of the Near Future

The New York Times has a wonderful article with some great Splozie-type words. Check it out.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


(n.) An arranged meeting between two people where one or both in unclear if it is a 'date'. An ambigudate is normally associated with large quantities of fret.
"Ugh! I'm thinking of wearing that great perfume but if what if he doesn't think it's a date? Do you think I should wear my jeans instead? Do you think I'm sending the wrong message? Oh, I hate going on ambigudates"

Thursday, July 29, 2010


(n.) Emotionally reliving something irksome from the past at the same or greater level of anger and frustration.
"I just thought of those horrible 10 minutes I spent watching The Cat in the Hat movie and now I'm totally repeeved!"