January 26th, 2008

Neologisms

The international language spoken by baristas (e.g. "doppio grande nonfat vanilla latte"):

> Espresseranto.


An internet cafe frequented by senders of bulk e-mail:

> Espaminet.


Condition of believing that one was a Korean feudal lord in a past life:

> Dae Jo Vu.


Apocryphal story of a wealthy old lady who lives a frugal lifestyle:

> Bubbie miser.