Schott’s Vocab: The Pondonome Scores!

Ben Schott’s blog at The New York Times features a vocabulary contest each weekend. This last one:


This weekend, co-vocabularists have generously proposed modern maladies.

As ever, it’s the taking part that counts. The following took part especially well: …

Among the winners:

Typoid fever: a condition of excessive irritation caused by minor errors of spelling, syntax, or grammar

The Pondonome

Bluetooth-Ache –


(Basking in the warm –though virtual– applause.) Thank you, thank you.  Be sure to click the link to my name to see my other contributions. Which lost.

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