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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@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_