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Our USn's will well know Ann Landers, who for over forty years (until her death last June) had a widely syndicated advice-column in the daily newspapers. Her daughter now sometimes appears her place, and in today's column coined a nice new word. The relevant part:
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Dear Prudence: I am in the fledgling stage of a promising relationship. Both of us are divorced and in our 40s. The problem is that I recently learned my new flame believes physical relationships must be reserved for marriage. what is the Christian basis for prohibiting all forms of sexuality outside of marriage? I just don't see it. -- Turning Blue

Dear Turn: ... your lady friend's wish to put principle before pleasure is admirable, but she should be careful about using the Bible as a guidebook for sexuality. There's a possibility that this woman is one of the frigerati and is hiding behind the Good Book.
As best I can tell this is a brand new coinage (akin to glitterati), and I like it! smile Hope it sticks!

Seen any good coinages lately? Perhaps we can collect them here as we spot them from time to time.
 
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Well, wordnerd, first of all welcome to our interesting site.
I am not sure that this counts. However, I find the coinage of "to Google", or the verb form of Google, quite common these days. Some people actually use the term for other types of search engines. So--I am going to go google up some new words now.....! big grin
 
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