Friday, September 21, 2012

huzzle and buzzle

A mispronunciation of "hustle and bustle" by Dr. Xiaoxin Wu in his podcast lectures The Dragon and the Cross: Christianity in China. The multiple 'z' sounds of this metaplastic phrase give one the impression of a hip-hop beehive.

Friday, September 07, 2012


(n): the combination of "summary" and "comeuppance", this word is used to convey the thought of concisely encapsulating the situation at hand while simultaneously taking to task those involved. I thought it was brilliant. First spotted in Brooke McEldowney's excellent comic strip, "Pibgorn". Submitted by Clint McInnes on 8/21/12.