Amateur Marriage-Been there, done…

The comments on the last meeting somehow got lost. We had a good time discussing Sad Cafe etc. even though the hostess was laid up with back problems, and some of us were OOT. Jim did a great job, and the dogs are fun too(lick, lick, lick). I read Amateur Marriage a while back, and Sue’s reading it now. We read good parts of the books we are reading to each other, and she shared a passage about an insensitive birthday gift-always a bad sign for a relationship. 10 points off for a man, but double off for a female 🙂 Am I out of it for not considering same sex relationships? 10 points if you thought so, 5 points if you think so now, 20 points if you don’t care, 30 points if you figure it’s true anyway. Here’s something I didn’t make up:
 

The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or
changing one letter, and supply a new definition.

Here are this year’s winners:

1. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realise it was your money to start with.

2. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly

3. Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near future.

4. Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid.

5. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.

6. Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.

7. Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn’t get it.

8. Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

9. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

10. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit.)

11. Karmageddon: It’s like, when everybody is sending off all these really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it’s like, a serious bummer.

12. Decafalon (n.): The gruelling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.

13. Glibido: All talk and no action.

14. Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.

15. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you’ve accidentally walked through a spider web.

16. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

17. Caterpallor (n.): The colour you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you’re eating.

And the pick of the literature:

18. Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.

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One Response to Amateur Marriage-Been there, done…

  1. deniset says:

    Very descriptive and informative!!! loved it

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