Saturday, October 30, 2004


verb. To make something (legislation, organs, etc.) stiffer, stronger, more beefed-up.

Real citation: “In 2001, in the midst of school shootings nationwide, lawmakers in Oklahoma used the deadly events as an excuse to stiffify laws against so-called planning of violent acts - which apparently doesn't mean actions but writings.”
(“The Last Word,” Sept. 6, 2003,

Made-up citation: “No one can stiffify a roomful of men like Catherine Zeta-Jones.”

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