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Yugen: an awareness of the universe that triggers a deep and emotional response, too mysterious for words.
1. American Dialect Society's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on Friday evening had some votes for word of the year, the singular version of "They" won. But here are some words that were being voted on, choose the ones that you have heard of:
Ammosexual: someone who really loves guns
On fleek: Of quality, being perfect or on point (Ryan Gosling comes to mind)
CRISPR: n. gene-editing technology allowing biologists to alter and control DNA sequences
Schlong: to defeat soundly
Fish gape: n. posed expression with cheeks sucked in and lips slightly apart
Sharewashing: n. deceptive marketing by companies treating services as sharing
Dadbod: n. flabby physique of a typical dad
A.F.: intensifier after an adjective (too naughty to type out) As ****
Netflix and chill: sexual come-on masked as a suggestion to watch Netflix and relax
Ghosts: v. abruptly end a relationship by cutting off communication
ZFG: indication of supreme indifference
2. Will you be using any of these words?
3. Here is a word, never seen it before, have you? "Zenzizenzizenzic" The 8th power of a number. The zenzizenzizenzic of 2 is 256.
01/10/2016 Trivia 1852 31 By: ptajuggalette