tomcruisefoolery *(n.) •tahm • cruz / foo • ler • ry ─ bizarre or senseless behavior perpetrated by Tom Cruise.
Facebook remorse. face∙book re·morse (n.): The emotion felt upon inadvertently mailing an invitation or missive to hundreds of people stored in your email address book through the automated “Find Friends” feature in the Facebook interface (including exes, eh’s, family members and professional contacts that you did not want to go there with). Gahhhh!!
payFoul (n.) pay•fowl ─ The act of taking an inordinate amount of time to clear the space in front of the cash register after completing a transaction.
“Payfoul! We don’t have all day to wait here while you tuck your cash neatly back into your wallet, you douche!”
commuserate (v.) cuh • muze • uh • rate ─ To commiserate about commuting.
“Ah man, the LIRR was 45 minutes late today.” “Tell me about it, Route 17 was a nightmare!”
and for a REAL commuting nightmare …
invalidater (n.) in•val•i•day•ter ─ a person who so completely destroys one’s optimism for dating that all prospects after her or him seem hopeless.
“After that train wreck of a relationship, I’m considering celibacy. He was was a total invalidater.”
(THANKS TO SPILL FOR THIS BRILL LEXICOL!)
non sequitry (n.) non sek•qui•tree ─ an illness characterized by the compulsion to make someone else look stupid accompanied by the repeated failure to do so and escalating acts of self-denigration. This disease may be acute (immediate and usually of a short duration) or chronic (a persistent and lasting disease, or one that has developed slowly). While evident in all public forums, non sequitry is particularly vibrant in the blogspace.
MARK KLEIN, M.D., the infamous commenter on the NYTimes.com blogs, has a chronic case of non sequitry.