Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Wednesday Word of the Day

neoterism \nee-OT-uh-riz-uhm\, noun:

1. An innovation in language, as a new word, term, or expression.
2. The use of new words, terms, or expressions.

~Ha, I do this a lot!  Of course my family looks at me like I'm slightly cracked, but shoossh-ala-banger, who isn't slightly cracked in some way these days?  *wink*~ 

Gotta made up word of your own?  I'd love to hear it.  :)

**Though it did not come into English usage until the late 1800s, neoterism originally comes from the Greek word neōterismós which meant "an attempt to change." ~~info found at  


  1. So much fun to come up with new words. shoossh-ala-banger is a real doozy!

    Yep, I am definitely cracked because these times.

    1. Sometimes it's fun to be cracked! We'll be cracked together. :D

  2. Deliciously cracked! I think I need to let my hair down and let the crackness come out.