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Re: Listonyms

Date: Thu, 05 Aug 99 12:07PM PDT
From: yehoota@ATT.NET Add To Address Book Add To Junk Mail Blocker List
Subject: Re: [GREYTALK] Listonyms

>Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 03:53:21 -0400
>From: "d.k. tetreault"
>Subject: Listonyms
>>>On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, Gary R Welsh wrote:
>>> On Tue, 22 Jun 1999, Scott Casper wrote:
>>>> > >* Tetreultian is an adjective designating an attitude of historical scepticism, with shadings of both amusement and disdain.
>> >
>> > While Denis is probably honored to have an adjective in his honor, isn't it missing an "a?"
>> Whoops. My mistake. I've never been good with those French names. Sorry Denis (I note the one "n") -- the adjective should be spelled "tetreaultian."
>Haahahaaa!!!! I feel positively Iquanderian*
>*Note: "Iquanderian" is defined here as feeling "honored, in an ambiguously dubious sort of way" ;-)
>Other listonyms...
>Gygaxian - to speak in excessively flowery prose, in print and in everyday
> life (this was almost certainly the FIRST listonym ever)
>Weissian - to be heretical, not for a cause but for the sake of being heretical
>Screedian - to be insultingly antagonistic just because your a miserable bastard and like to set off flamewars
>Holianian - to be quietly bemused and non-reactive at the folies and
> bickering of others
>I had a few others, even better, but in fit of nobility deleted them, because I'm sure some people wouldn't take it well. Russ, Nathanael and
>Keldreth can thank me later. ;-)

>Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 22:59:42 -0400
>From: Samuel Weiss
>Subject: Re: Listonyms
>Your forgot:
>Maldinian - to reject perfectly good ideas like canals and hobloggers out of
>fear of their uniqueness and originality.
>Samwise of Pelor



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