The Washington Post invited its readers to take a word, possibly add, subtract or change a letter and supply a new definition. Here are some of the best!
Decafalon: The gruelling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.
Abdicate: To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
Flabbergasted: Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained.
Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease.
Karmageddon: It’s like, when everybody is sending off all these bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it’s like, a serious bummer.
Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn’t get it.
Rectitude: The formal, dignified bearing adopted by proctologists.
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