Word of the Day Candidate clicksand: where you disappear into the internet http://t.co/xyVod4eniR @FastCompany — Drake Baer (@drake_baer) November 13, 2013 This one might deserve an #unplugged category, too. Advertisements Share this:TwitterTumblrGoogleFacebookFlipboardPocket Posted by mikeschultz One response to Word of the Day Candidate Mike Schultz (@schultzmt) November 13, 2013 Can’t let the day pass without noting that @ElectricLit ran a contest today at Twitter to invent literature-inspired words. Invent literature-inspired words with #LitWords today: http://t.co/fDvBjXVpDc @OxfordWords @wordnik @MerriamWebster @PeterSokolowski — Electric Literature (@ElectricLit) November 13, 2013 Here are some of my favorite entries Randiopathy n. a condition developed after reading Atlas Shrugged characterized by the feeling of overwhelming self-importance. #LitWords — Evan Gregory (@EvanJGregory) November 13, 2013 https://twitter.com/TheLincoln/status/400624748192755712 (I don’t really get it, but I love the word.) Joad: (v) to persevere through an onerous task with high hopes for yet little chance of success. #LitWords — Benjamin Cutler (@Bookish_Bum) November 13, 2013 Coughka — syn. tuberculosis; tubercular; unceasing despair; middle-tier bureaucrats #LitWords — ryan chang (@avantbored) November 13, 2013 Ulyss-wish (v) to want to like a lauded book but simply unable to #LitWords "I Ulyss-wished The Corrections." — Angela Tung (@tung_angela) November 13, 2013 Whitmaning (v.): the practice of growing a full, bushy beard (especially if living in #Brooklyn) #litwords — Cumberland Street (@CumberlandStBK) November 13, 2013 Bookguilt (n.): a feeling caused by the unread books piled on one's nightstand; typically experienced when buying yet another book #LitWords — Cumberland Street (@CumberlandStBK) November 13, 2013 Thesaurrible – adj. Bad writing that hides behind an expansive vocabulary. #LitWords http://t.co/fDvBjXVpDc — Electric Literature (@ElectricLit) November 13, 2013 Godot – v. To convince your friends that you'll meet them later. #litwords http://t.co/fDvBjXVpDc — Electric Literature (@ElectricLit) November 13, 2013 Ahabiad – n. A long journey in pursuit of one’s life-defining obsession. #litwords http://t.co/Ztc3suGYXc — John M. Cusick (@johnmcusick) November 13, 2013 Got it? Leave your own inventions in a comment, or pick one you like for one of our Word of the Day sessions Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.