The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words. The winners are: 1. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. 2. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained. 3. Abdicate (v.), to give up allContinue reading

Stealing Nobody’s Sandwiches

A short story: Stealing Nobody’s Sandwiches And so he left the Do Lectures, and the only thing outpacing the whirr of his window wipers on the drive back home, was the whirr, clank and grind of his brain.All those lecturers had said “the time is now”.All the leaflets had said “Do”.All the tea-breaks had buzzedContinue reading “Stealing Nobody’s Sandwiches”