boulderdash n: a road game played by California drivers during the wet season <Penelope called her friend to tell her about the ~ that was already underway along Pacific Coast Highway.> -more-





tangentialitis n: a disease of constant distraction <No matter how many lists Suzie made, she'd eventually veer away from its contents and get lost in minutia. She had a bad case of ~.>

tele-commuting n: talking on the phone while driving to or from work <In Silicon Valley, ~ means one thing; in the San Fernando Valley, it means something entirely different.>

televisiostasis n: the cessation of movement, caused by T.V. <When Bill sat in front of the tube, he often slipped into an altered state of acute ~ ; we had to check his pulse to be sure he was alive.>

totally half-baked adj. a lousy idea <Ned's plan to rob a sperm bank was ~.>

traffic filibuster n: when discourse from cell phones obstructs the passage of traffic <Lloyd looked around him and was amazed at all the gabbing commuters. He realized he was smack in the middle of a ~.>

urinal cupcake n: the smaller version of a urinal cake <When Tom stepped up to pee, he was pleasantly surprised to see a new ~.>

valleydate v: to date someone who lives in the San Fernando Valley. <I once ~d a girl from Chatsworth.>

virginal reconstruction n: the refurbishing of one's virginity <After a string of sleazy relationships, Shiela longed for her former decency; she opted for ~ surgery.>

velocity challenged n: limited in speed, esp. over horizontal distances <Don, the computer programmer, led a sedentary life in which he was often ~.>












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