Tuesday, August 16, 2005


noun. A newscaster female-ier than Dan Rather.

Related terms: anchorette.

Real citation: "So I turn on the TV for some news -- in this case, it happened to be an MSNBC news spot. I see Mo Rocca and some purely-for-window-dressing, inarticulate, perky-cutesy newscasterette discussing -- of all things!! -- Mariah Carey's recent insistence that Glitter was intentionally treated with undue severity by film critics in order to distract America from 9/11, and whether Glitter was actually "a film ahead of its time." This verbal diarrhea went on for five minutes. WTH?"
(Old Oligarch, July 15, 2005, http://old-oligarch.blogspot.com/2005_07_01_old-oligarch_archive.html)

Made-up citation: "According to the Handbook of Gender-free Language, 'newscasterette' is preferable to 'news ho.'"

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