Friday, September 12, 2008


noun. Can be applied to any scandal--lipsticky or not--that makes you want to trepan your own melon with a corkscrew.

Related term: dingleberry-gate.

Real citation: "It seems that Specter has not given up the idea of a congressional inquiry into the New England Patriots’ alleged cheating, known as Spygate, or as I call it, why-the-heck-are-we-still-talking-about-this-gate."
(Sept. 11, 2008, Brain P. Nanos, Wicked Local,

Made-up citation: "Up next: Tom Brokaw weighs in on why-the-heck-are-we-still-talking-about-this-gate. But now, the secret history between Sarah Palin and caribou that Dick Cheney doesn't want you to think about!"

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