New words added to the English dictionary

Monday, February 25, 2008

Bucknor : (n) (adj)

1. Temporary blindness leading to missing out on the obvious.

2. To be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

3. Situations leading to grave judgmental errors.

Usage: I feel bucknored by my boss; Life often throws a bucknor at you.

Benson: (n) (adj)

1. Something that legitimises a severe bucknor.

Usage: First they bucknored me and then they bensoned it! I am toast.

Also see bucknor

Pontingity : [ pont in gi tee ]

possession of firm principles: the quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards !!!

Usage: You cannot question my pontingity in the game.

Kumble: (1) Possession of strict adherence to the gentlemanly sport of cricket,

(2) extreme self-righteousness and pomposity

Eg. “Only one side was playing Kumble in this match”

& “India always plays Kumble because we are so Kumble.”

Harbhajan: The combined medical conditions of myopia and memory loss

Eg. “I thought he was a monkey not a man and I forgot that I had been told about this before. It’s not my fault, I have Harbhajan disease.

Tendulkar: to petulantly take your bat & ball and sulk your way home

Eg “Harbhajan is innocent and I suggest that if he is not cleared we do a tendulkar and get the f… out of here.”