Sunday, April 13, 2008


noun. A word that violates the fourteenth commandment: Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord in silliness.

Real citation: “I love this chapter! I like how you switched the marriage proposal with another kind of indecent proposal. I was not expecting it. Foreplay? All hot and bothered? Oh my good-giddy-awd I was about to wet myself. That was hillarious. Keep it funny.”
(Dec. 11, 2006, Fiction Press,

Made-up citation: “Nietzsche’s original manuscript said, ‘Good-giddy-awd is dead,' but revisions were made after friends convinced the author that this spelling was a trifle inappropriate for the obituary of the supreme deity.”

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