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 years 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 of 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. Girafitti: 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.
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: 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: 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 color 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 stupid .