Written by Mark Weitzman

Sunday, 8 November 2009

image for Memes, Themes and Conditions - 10 Newest Webster updates his dictionary for 2009.

Appdict - Addicted to using iPhone apps in inappropriate situations.

Badge Doubt - The feeling that any badge or security ID shown to you is fake.

Fib Blab - Private nickname conservative talk-radio hosts give to their own programs.

Flu Reject - Person who does not qualify for any of the official categories of people who are advised to get an H1N1 flu vaccination.

Newslech - Male who watches TV news only because of the low-cut outfits worn by the female news anchors (related: Vertical Eyes Syndrome.)

OCCPOS - Obsessive Compulsive Cell Phone Off Syndrome
Manifests in movie theaters, public transit. Compulsion to check cell phone ring mute setting.

Seven Second Scan - Looking all over the page for the "advertorial" disclaimer before reading the first few lines of any article.

Talksibitionist - Talk-radio hosts who purposely make statements that they know are untrue (related: Fib Blab.)

twitshaking - Affliction caused by experiencing writer's block and compulsion to twitter.

Vertical Eyes Syndrome - The action by males of shifting between views of the face and bust of female news anchors who are wearing low-cut outfits (related: Newslech.)

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