Because this word should be in the dictionary— spellzerker

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— Vacation Preparation Jamais Vu

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1. The strong sense that you have no idea how to pack your bags and put yourself on a plane to get to the destination of your vacation even though you have been on vacation before: Read on, Reader!

Because this word should be in the dictionary— Delusion of Grand Decor

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1. The strong belief that if you watch just the right amount of home decor television that you, too, can learn how to create magic within four walls. Read on, Reader!

Because this word should be in the dictionary— Involuntary Kafooey Response

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The Involuntary Kafooey Response pictured above is the result of a anomalous genetic quirk interacting with a single-instance of site specific absurdity. (AKA, someone is making up a bunch of baloney.) Read on, Reader!

Because this word should be in the dictionary— funkbooger

 
 

Anatomy class in the Galt School of Nursing
 

 
 

 

funkbooger

ˈfəŋkˈbu̇-gər, ˈbü- n.   1. A state of crabbiness that carries the high possibility of contagion. adj. 2.This condition, lasting less than twenty-three hours, may or many not include non sequiturs, wheeling arm gestures, lightweight insults, whining (whinging), scowling, and the wearing of old black t-shirts: Ralph was perfectly fine until the bank teller was rude. Within minutes of leaving the bank, Ralph developed an eye twitch followed by a desire to shout at jaywalkers. He stopped being a funkbooger after he went home and made himself a snack of almond butter on toast.
 
 
{Origin: The Absconditam Files de pubis ARCANUS! of the steppes of Northern Bluebirdistan}
 
 

See Also:   Dou•ble• Bummed 

 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 
 

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— thesaurude

 
 
 
PICTORIAL REVIEW
 
 
 

 
 

thesaurude

 
ˈthi-ˈsȯ-ˈrüd  n. and adj.    An email consisting of a random, headache-causing selection of words that has been designed to slip past your spam filter like a trojan horse filled with useless language:  Ralph’s neighbor Bill received the following thesaurude email—  Hello Cummerbund Friend!  It’s the pleasure of my honorific entitlement to flourish you the full brigand of following offer!  I bring the you peace with special prizes on all watches of the Rolodex brand!  Spatial offer!  Acting now, yes?  He tried to decipher it.  At least that’s what he told the doctor on call when he came out of his coma three weeks later.
 
 
{Origin: The Absconditam Files de pubis ARCANUS! of the steppes of Northern Bluebirdistan}

See Also:   Dic•tion•ary• Dumb• Bomb 

 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 
 

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— snapclickdone

 
 

A lion tamer at Bertram Mills Touring Circus, Ascot

 
 

 
 

snapclickdone

ˈsnap-ˈklik-ˈdən  n. phrase   1. The rare confluence of overconfidence combined with a complicated and unfamiliar task requiring much more capability and time than the person, or persons, have allotted.  2. A spectacular occurrence of the aforementioned overconfidence combined with any complicated task, and the strong possibility of a case the two combined causing explosive, or hilarious, results.  3. A form of hysteria that can come on suddenly, especially for the overworked and the overworking person or persons: Ralph had been baking cupcakes for his sister’s bake sale for sixteen hours when he decided to make 4,000 lace cookies on top of the 14 dozen double layer cupcakes he had not yet finished. The hypnotic state of snapclickdone almost caused him to burn all of the baked goods. Ralph salvaged his cupcakes, but did wake up twelve hours later on the couch with his own head slathered in frosting, unsure as to how he got there.
 
 
{Origin: The Absconditam Files de pubis ARCANUS! of the steppes of Northern Bluebirdistan}

See Also:   Re•al•i•ty Check•mate 

 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 
 

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— Post-Hipster Twinge

 
 

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Post-Hipster Twinge

 
 
ˈPōst-ˈHip-stər ˈTwinj  n. phrase  1. A sudden awareness that one is no longer cool followed by a visible shudder often after witnessing a current trend that one simply does not comprehend.  2. The common visceral reaction to the realization that one is no longer cool (e.g. “hip,” “rockin’,” “fly”):  Ralph’s Aunt Dahlia had one of her “sick headaches” the day she realized that popular music annoyed her. No woman enjoys having a Post-Hipster Twinge, but Ralph realized Aunt Dahlia would be having a lot more “sick headaches” in the near future.
 
 
{Origin: The Secretum Societatis Quintum Dicendum Quod Adulti of Northern Bluebirdistan, as well as the abrupt trenditus (faditus) discontinuation effect of 1968 worldwide. The root cause? The paper clothing fad of 1967.}
 
 

See Also:  Mis•ta•ken Cool•ness Mo•ment; The Hip•ster Song  

 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 
 

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I repeatedly made the mistake of thinking I was hip. If you are interested in this fatal flaw of mine, please read First Ecstasy, Then Absurdity, and Finally, Miles Davis.
 

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— behooverloofah

 
 
Championship fight between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston: Miami Beach, Florida

 

behooverloofah

bi-ˈhü-vər-ˈlü-fə  n.  1. A metaphorical body part, belonging to an actual fool, that becomes the object of a serious beatdown for acting up in public on repeated occasions.  2. A polite euphemism for a profane word as part of a larger threat:  Bettina, Ralph’s wife’s sister’s friend, had six kids, all more rotten-acting than the last.  You could hear her bellowing down the block at her youngest, Stinky Jr.—  “Boy, you better get back in this house before I beat the behooverloofah out of you!”  And what do you know?  He always went back inside!
 
{Origin: The Secretum Societatis Quintum Dicendum Quod Adulti of Northern Bluebirdistan} 

See Also:  Her•bert Hoo•ver Would•n’t Know A New Deal If It Bit Him In The An•kle  

 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 

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Because this word should be in the dictionary— etch-a-sketchy

 
Faces of Burrough Audubon Society Members on a Scheduled Outing to View Migratory Shore Birds at the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Missouri, in the Northwest Part of the State. The Refuge Is on the Mississippi Flyway 02/1975

 

etch-a-sketchy

ˈech ˈā  ske-chē adj.   1. A state of mind where one goes blank like a faulty Etch A Sketch   2. A polite way of saying someone has lost the ability to reason properly and must be treated with additional kindness:  When Ralph’s cousin Iola decided to remove carbohydrates from her diet, she put a load of fine china in the washing machine and her husband’s wool sweaters in the dishwasher.  Ralph took his etch-a-sketchy sister to an all-you-can-eat buffet where a plate of hush puppies put her to rights again.   {Origin:  Ohioan-Bluebirdistan confabulation of the early 21st Century.} 
 

See Also:  Rock•Em Sock•Em•iz•a•tion  E•ffect

 
 
 
Library Appeal , 1973
 

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