Open Coffice Burial

Posted in Uncategorized by chamblee54 on December 27, 2010

When you type world in the address bar of the browser here, the number one option is worldclassstupid . Written by a sixfooteight man in Brooklyn, wcs chronicles the world, and makes observations like “Virtue is its own reward.Vice can find a paycheck. “

On xmas day, World read a column in the New York Times about the top ten words for 2010. There were more than ten, which means a few were at the bottom, or off to the side. The post, titled ive-got-last… , focuses on three of these words.

mansplainer: A man compelled to explain or give an opinion about everything — especially to a woman. He speaks, often condescendingly, even if he doesn’t know what he’s talking about or even if it’s none of his business.sofalize: A marketing term created for people who prefer to stay home and communicate with others electronically.coffice: A coffee shop habitually used as an office by customers, who mooch its space, electricity, Wi-Fi and other resources.

Coffice sounds a lot like coffin. This may be one reason why starbucks is closing shops, to beat the last minute rush. Sofa lies could be untruths spoken in the living room. “He said he would put down the remote, but that is a sofalie”.

A look at the source shows a few more good words, as well as bad, and in between. The web version of this post has an ad for something called The Town, with a picture of nuns holding machine guns. Maybe it is the grammar police. Maybe the armed sisters should confiscate the vuvulezafrom the language. This plastic device was a soundtrack feature of the World Cup, and hopefully will be forgotten by 2012.

The list part of the post has 33 words, starting with Belieber( a Justin Bieber thing) and ending with weird (an acronym of Western, educated, industrialized, rich and democratic. As Hunter S. Thompson noted, when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro). They have groups, like pop culture, the oil spill, politics, and things.

A few of these phrases are worth noting. Star whacker is not related to Christine O’Donnell. It is a person who murders famous people, which is considered to be bad manners. Halfalogue is the overheard half of a phone conversation, frequently on a cell phone in public. Poutrageis outrage that is not to be taken seriously, because the pouter is not a serious person.

A certain celebrity, who will not be named, is given blame for mama grizzly and, of course, refudiate. PG saw a public performance by this overexposed celebrity, on behalf of a “mama grizzly” who wanted to be Governor of Georgia. The would be mama g, bless her heart, had the charisma of a doorknob, and lost in the runoff.

Enhanced airport paranoia gave us porno scanner and enhanced pat down. The certain celebrity had a few things to say about GZM, or ground zero mosque. Finally, the high point of the year may have been the morning a man saw a double rainbow. Pictures for this commentary are from The Library of Congress.

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