Saturday, July 12, 2008


noun. A reverse Valentine enforced by the law, not the Cupid.

Real citation: “A mom complained that the man at the Community Center had been restrained from being near her child. But the restraino-complaino didn’t list the kid, and anyway sporting events were exempt.”
(Kevin L. Hoover, April 15, 2008, The Arcata Eye,

Made-up citation: “Can I file a restraino-complaino against my own guardian angel? He’s a real turd in my metaphysical punchbowl. And when he sits on my shoulder, it itches.”

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