The Gabbler’s house dictionary.


Monday, March 10th, 2014


PDST: Post Daylight’s Savings Time confusion, characterized by completely losing your sense of time. I’m suffering from a severe case of PDST. This morning I was convinced that I had left for work an hour early for at least 15 minutes.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Baby Host

BABY HOST: (ˈbeɪbi hoʊst) A new term coined by Virginia senator Steve Martin for a pregnant woman, likely inspired by the film “Mars Attacks.” Related words: “prego,” “knocked up,” or simply “mother-to-be.”

Friday, February 14th, 2014


SNOWBER: (snoʊ bər) The physical and psychological phenomenon that sets in when an extremely intoxicated individual suddenly discovers they’ve fallen into the cold embrace of a snowbank and with that realization, stands up sober, though mildly depressed.  “As a...

Monday, February 3rd, 2014


SUPERBORE: Highly-anticipated sporting event that culminates the football season; in which one team greatly outscores the other until it gets so boring that no amount of seven-layer dip or Bruno Mars’ fancy footwork can keep you from changing the channel....

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014


OVER-EMOJICAL: (oʊvər ɪˈmoʊdʒi kəl) excessive or abnormal use of of emoji on social media to convey emotion; worsened if the user has downloaded one or more Emoji apps. “Sarah, you posted 27 crying faces to my picture on Instagram. I get that...

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

New Year's Revolution

New Year’s Revolution: A New Year’s resolution to completely overhaul all aspects of your sad, sad life. Usually abandoned by January 15th. This year I’m going to get in shape, find my dream job, meet my soul...

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Amazon Attachment Disorder

Amazon Attachment Disorder: the inability to log off of Amazon out of fear of missing a good 10 minute lightning deal.  It’s a pretty serious case of Amazon Attachment Disorder. She just canceled our anniversary so she could stay at...

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013


BOS-TOWNIE: (bɔs taʊni) A person from the greater Boston area who refuses to pronounce the letter “r,” credits the Red Sox with the defeat of terrorism, and generally embarrasses the normal residents of the city of Boston on a...

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Merk Lurker

MERK LURKER: ( mɛrk lɜrkɜr) A nickname coined by President Obama back in 2010 for NSA members whose jobs are to listen in on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone calls. “What’s the Merk Lurker got for me today? That spaetzle recipe she...

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