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Weekend Word Wrap

David K. Israel

Today's Word Wrap keeps on with our tradition of bringing you the hippest, most happening new words and phrases being coined, as they're coined... well, okay, with at least a 5-second delay.

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  • mobisode (MOH.buh.sode) n. A short program, or the edited highlights from a longer program, designed to be watched on a small, mobile screen such as a digital media player or a mobile phone. Also: mob-isode. [Blend of mobile and episode.](Citations)
  • smexting pp. Sending text messages while standing outside on a smoking break. [Blend of smoking and texting.] (Citations)
  • butt bra n. An undergarment that supports the buttocks. Also: buttbra. (Citations)
  • Potterhead n. A person who is a big fan of the Harry Potter series of books. Also: Potter-head. (Citations)
  • carbage n. The garbage that accumulates in some cars, particularly in the back seat (Citations)
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