Friday, June 20, 2008


noun. The recipient of non-fighting words, such as an informal settler subjected to physical and psychological pressure—or, if you’re gross, a tortured squatter.

Real citation: “Laying it on you easy with a euphemism contradictorily shows you are masking a deeper issue, which is harder on the euphem-ee.”
(June 16, 2008, ComplexMe,

Made-up citation: “I would never hire an exorcist. It is to laugh! But I would hire a Vice-president of Logistical Demon Extraction Affairs Management, my sweet euphem-ee.”

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