Humorous new words…

August 29, 2006 at 5:12 pm 2 comments

As reported by Reuters:  Truthiness” and “Wikiality” — two of the words popularized by political satirist Stephen Colbert on his TV show “The Colbert Report”– were named on Sunday the top television buzzwords of the year…

…Global Language Monitor defined “truthiness” as used by Colbert as meaning “truth unencumbered by the facts.” “Wikiality,” derived from the user-compiled Wikipeida information Web site, was defined as “reality as determined by majority vote,” as when astronomers voted Pluto off their list of planets last week.

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  • 1. Jonathan Ramsey  |  September 1, 2006 at 8:32 pm

    It is truly our imperative, now, to promote truthiness and wikiality among the fake news channels across the web!

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  • 2. Truthiness - the kit « Adornments by Lynn  |  September 6, 2006 at 6:30 pm

    […] A few days ago I posted about a new word that’s catching on, thanks to Steven Colbert of the Colbert Report. The word is “truthiness: truth, unencumbered by the facts”. Well, someone felt it necessary to create a counted cross stitch kit for it! […]

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