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From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Photo: Daniel Dalton / BuzzFeed / unsplash.com / Via urbandictionary.com

Continuing on the subject of words, you may have heard me say now and again how I marvel at the beauty and flexibility of the English language.

So why aren’t these beauties found on BuzzFeed part of our everyday conversations already?

Errorist
(n) Someone who repeatedly makes mistakes, or is always wrong

Carcolepsy
(n) A condition where a passenger falls asleep as soon as the car starts moving

Textpectation
(n) The anticipation felt when waiting for a response to a text

Bedgasm
(n) The feeling of euphoria experienced when climbing into bed at the end of a very long day

Nonversation
(n) A completely worthless conversation

Destinasia
(n) When by the time you have reached your destination, you have forgotten why you were going there in the first place

Cellfish
(n) An individual so caught up on their cell phone that they are rude or inconsiderate to others

Dudevorce
(n) When two bros officially end their friendship

Askhole
(n) Someone who asks way too many obnoxious or indiscreet questions

Masturdating
(n) Going out alone to a movie or restaurant

Hiberdating
(n) The period during which a person ignores their friends because they have a new boy/girlfriend

Internest
(n) The cocoon of blankets and pillows surrounding you while surfing the Internet

Afterclap
(n) The last person to clap, after everyone else has stopped

Unlightening
(v) Learning something that makes you dumber

Chiptease
(v) When you buy a bag of potato chips thinking it will be full, but it turns out it’s mostly air

Beerboarding
(v) Extracting information from a friend or colleague by getting them drunk

Chairdrobe
(n) The pile of clothes on a chair

Epiphanot
(n) An idea that seems brilliant at first, but is not

Juggersnot
(n) A huge impending sneeze you can’t prevent

For more beauties like these, visit Buzzfeed!

Also, as Connie informed me, here is a fun site if you like to create words. It’s a word game in which you create a word for a given definition, and then other players vote for the best one.

 

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