Monday, November 19, 2012


Pilgarlic (noun): A bald head or a man with a bald head-- often used to deride someone.

No one knows for sure if this word came to be because a bald head resembles a peeled garlic bud, but it certainly fits the bill.  

"The managing director over in the editorial department is a real pilgarlic."

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


Bangstry (noun): Masterful violence. Well orchestrated and executed battle.

"The roller derby is the best example of skill and bangstry next to publication contract negotiations."

Wednesday, November 7, 2012


Rastaquouere (noun): A social climber. One who insinuates himself into high society by using affectations and manners purely for the purpose of gaining social prominence.

"Rastaquoueres will gain nothing by hanging around publishing events as publishing people are not particularly high society but rather loutish introverts with poor social graces."