Sunday, December 04, 2005


v. inĚsultĚed, inĚsultĚing, inĚsults

Derived from Old French insulter, to assault, from Latin insultare, to leap at, insult, frequentative of insilire, to leap upon.

1. To treat with gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness. See Synonyms at offend.
2. To affront or demean. Also: To affect offensively or damagingly.
3. To prefer a screening of Home Alone with one's neighbours to a friend's company and conversation, particularly after one has, over three consecutive days, repeatedly claimed that one misses that friend and badly wants to talk -- but evidently not that badly.

See also: "add insult to injury."

posted at 9:46:27 pm

December 6, 2005   09:39 PM PST
Ha! I love the term "assclown," incidentally.

And "jackass."

And "clown-shoe."
December 5, 2005   02:22 PM PST
*blinks* "Home Alone"??? The philistine!
December 5, 2005   08:21 AM PST
Like salt in a wound

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Glo'ri'a'na, noun:
1. An alternative form of "Gloria."
2. As "Americana" defines itself as artefacts of American culture, "Gloriana" consists of the artefacts of my culture.


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