Saturday, February 05, 2005


adj. This is used to describe any tradition, institution, or tool with the power to demolish privacy.

Real citation: "I daresay it would work for a lot of other couples, too. Sure, some pairs can't stand to be apart for more than a day, those "you complete me" types who are, it seems, made for marriage and all its personal-boundary-invading glory. But the rest of us -- a growing contingent if all this divorce and cheating stuff I read about is accurate -- have a kind of bipolar relationship with the idea of happily ever after. We love it! "
(Jennifer Armstrong, "Runaway bride," Salon,

Made-up citation: "'Personal-boundary-invading Peach' is not a popular brand of ice cream or cologne."

No comments: