Re: CHAT: Need a word for these!
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 30, 2002, 17:41|
Okay, here are some English candidates.
Danny Wier wrote:
> Someone who laughs at his own jokes: selfchuckler.
> Someone who talks just to hear himself: autobabbler.
> Someone who insists on taking a leadership role -- and does absolutely nothing: rulidler.
> Someone who speaks a term or phrase in, say French, and does it with correct
> French pronunciation. Or
> a sound, consonant or vowel, that is not normally used in that language (such as
> /x/ or /y/ in English) used for special emphasis or to get special attention,
> including future terms: snobbeur
> An e-mail reply that consists of the quoted text with NO reply: emptygram.
> Talking continuously without any pauses, even between sentences or even
> paragraphs, so that no one can chime in with a comment.
> And finally, someone who posts long lists of concepts that he wish had words,
> also known as a Danny Wier: Wierdo [sic]
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
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