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    Mensa invitational (freakin hilarious!)
    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 year's winners:

    1. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize 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 stop bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign of breaking down in the near future.

    4. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.

    5. Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high.

    6. Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

    7. Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

    8. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

    9. Osteopornosis: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit.)

    10. 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.

    11. Decafalon (n.): The grueling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.

    12. Glibido: All talk and no action.

    13. Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly.

    14. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you've accidentally walked through a spider web.

    15. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

    16. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you're eating.

    And the pick of the literature:
    17. Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an a**hole.
    "Second chances they don't never matter, people never change
    Once a whore you're nothing more i'm sorry that'll never change
    And about forgiveness, we're both supposed to have exchanged
    I'm sorry honey, but i'm passing up, now look this way...*" --Paramore "Misery Business"


    (*this is where a punch would be landed)

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    Default Re: Mensa Invitational

    The process used for this contest reminds me of somethng quite common to all the EPAK members here.

    My favorite was the Bozone.
    Quality outweighs quantity every time.

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    Default Re: Mensa Invitational

    This was a good one!!!! And they all fit so well!!
    Susan A. Spann

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