Wednesday, October 04, 2006


noun. Insert one-liner here.

Real citation: "It's much easier to write an entertaining review if the reviewer doesn't let legitimate complexities and unknowables interfere with his or her wit, and just spews out whatever clever pithicism he happens to invent without bothering to wonder if it's really at the heart off anything."
("How to be a critic," Oct. 8, 2002, provenance: unknown,

Made-up citation: "Does 'bros before hos' count as a pithicism? Or is it more of a Zen koan?"

1 comment: said...

australopithicism: southern-hemisphere version of a cunning linguistic construct, e.g. "no combat for wombats!" (Overheard at an antiwar rally at the Sydney Zoo.)

See also: twitticism.