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
(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.