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Re: USAGE: 'cromulent' (was: RE: [CONLANG] Indicating verbs valence? (Was: The disappeared conlang)

From:Chris Palmer <cecibean@...>
Date:Friday, January 25, 2002, 23:30
And Rosta writes:

> Is 'cromulent' a nonce invention, or is it pseudolatinate > slang like 'discombobulate', 'contraption', etc., in which case, > what does it mean?
It's from *The Simpsons*, joking on poor usage: Lisa: "Embiggen" isn't a word! Townswoman: What are you talking about? "Embiggen" is a perfectly cromulent word! -- Chris