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Wrapping for Jesus is offensively entertaining

Yep, that’s just what it is: offensively entertaining.  Offentertaining, if you will.

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About Selfies

In today’s post, I promise you Star Wars! I promise you smack talk about members of Congress! And most of all, I promise you a discussion the newest word in the dictionary, selfie.

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Osmosis doesn’t mean what we think it means

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “learn by osmosis,” but I bet most people don’t know what the word “osmosis” actually means.  Ever seen the word “osmosis” in this context?

reverse-osmosis-drinking-water-systemYeah, my mind was blown.  Reverse osmosis?  Drinking water?  What the hell is going on here?

Wikipedia defines osmosis as follows:

Osmosis is the net movement of solvent molecules through a partially permeable membrane into a region of higher solute concentration, in order to equalize the solute concentrations on the two sides.

Yeah, I didn’t follow all that either.  Essentially, osmosis is the diffusion of water… and a reverse osmosis filter removes chlorine, heavy metals, such as barium, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury from water for drinking.

So boom.  No learning going on here – except the correct* definition of “osmosis.”

and by ‘correct,’ I mean the first definition you’ll see for osmosis, even if it’s not the most common.

CreativeJamie.com Dictionary: Shitgestions

creative-jamie-com-dictionaryShitgestions

To make a terrible suggestion; a suggestion that isn’t worth a shit.

His text suggested that we meet for lunch at McDonalds – what a shitgestion.

It turns out, people are already using this word, but I couldn’t let it pass.  Oh, and in that example sentence… well, there is certainly more than one way to read that one.  (Could refer to the quality of the food!)

The CreativeJamie.com Dictionary is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, but never got around to until now.  I had a writing college in class during which one assignment challenged us to make up our own words.  I sucked at it (hard), but I loved the idea, so I’m giving it a go now.

CreativeJamie.com Dictionary: Pimpident

creative-jamie-com-dictionaryPimpident

To accidentally dress like a pimp, prostitute or other person of ill fame

He wore a shirt darker than his suit, giving him the appearance of a pimp, despite not dressing as such with purpose – a pimpident.

The CreativeJamie.com Dictionary is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, but never got around to until now.  I had a writing college in class during which one assignment challenged us to make up our own words.  I sucked at it (hard), but I loved the idea, so I’m giving it a go now.

CreativeJamie.com Dictionary: Bizouncester

creative-jamie-com-dictionaryBizouncester

To leave on gangster related business.

When one leaves, they bounce.  If they leave on business, they bizounce.  If they leave on gangster business, they are a bizouncester.

The CreativeJamie.com Dictionary is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, but never got around to until now.  I had a writing college in class during which one assignment challenged us to make up our own words.  I sucked at it (hard), but I loved the idea, so I’m giving it a go now.

CreativeJamie.com Dictionary: Enerficiency

creative-jamie-com-dictionaryEnerficiency

To move in a way that conserves energy; to move about the room in an efficient manner.

He left the dinning room as enerficiencently as possible, carrying both the plates and serving dishes all in one trip while additionally turning the light off with his elbow.

The CreativeJamie.com Dictionary is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, but never got around to until now.  I had a writing college in class during which one assignment challenged us to make up our own words.  I sucked at it (hard), but I loved the idea, so I’m giving it a go now.

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