A sniglet is word made up to describe something for which no dictionary word exists. The term was conceived by comedian Rich Hall in the 1980s TV comedy series Not Necessarily the News. Some examples: Aquadextrous: Possessing the ability to turn the bathtub faucet with the toes. Castcapers: Dead actors who appear on television. Chwads: Discarded Read more…


Why not to use the word “awesome”, explained by the genius that is Eddie Izzard (I met him recently at the Comedy Store, London). You might also enjoy the ‘awesome’ song by Bill Engvall.

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