Friday, February 22, 2008


noun. A word appearing in few resumes, obituaries, and personal ads.

Real citation: “Back in the 1940s, the sex surveys of entomologist-turned-bedroomologist Kinsey shattered conventional wisdom about sexual behaviors, sold like hot cakes, and demonstrated that many more people engage in behaviors deemed deviant than their public faces admit.”
(Eric Allen Hatch, City Paper Online, Nov. 24, 2004,

Made-up citation: “I never required the services of an entomologist-turned-bedroomologist—until that fateful night when romance, live cockroaches, sweet Betty Lou, and a bucket of grain alcohol came into my life.”

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