Tuesday, April 19, 2005


noun. A metric smurfload of crackpotty, quacky, batty, loony, wackjobby thinking or behavior.

Related terms: pottitude, melting-potitude.

Real citation: "If you enjoy reading crackpot pseudoscience rants as much as I do, you may have a use for this handy index for ranking their crackpotitude."
(Jonathan Korman, "Crackpot index," March 14, 2004, http://miniver.blogspot.com/2004/03/crackpot-index.html)

Made-up citation: "Recently, I was a little stunned to learn that some doctors still consider chiropracty to be seven shades of crackpotitude, somewhere between exorcism and astrology."

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