Thursday, April 24, 2008


noun. A female who has done something before, perhaps something lost in the swirling mists of time, a certain something that can hardly be imagined by man or beast or apparition.

Real citation: “April's ish of Seventeen is the first produced under new E in C Ann Shoket’s regime. Is she working hard to differentiate herself from her predecessoress, the voluptuous, tribe-gathering, sparkling magical rainbow that is Atoosa Rubenstein?”
(March 12, 2007, Gawker,

Made-up citation: “Cave-ologists have stopped using the terms 'cavewoman' and 'cavemanette' in favor of the more egalitarian 'predecessoress.'”

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