Verboticism: Verbotocrat

Verbotocrat

petaj

Created by: petaj

Definition: v. To demonstrate your superior knowledge and intellect by using complex, confusing and mind-numbingly stupid jargon. n. A person who uses big words to inflate their unusually small ideas.

Pronunciation: ver-BOT-o-CRAT

Sentence: Partners of confirmed verbotomy addicts are often known to be bamboozled by the long words the verbotocracy use in everyday speech.

Etymology: verbotomy - (a game in which players attempt to dazzle each other with their remarkable vocabularies, wit and puns) + crat (1. a human gene, it is spuriously claimed to be responsible for genious, 2. suffix used to denote membership of a group eg. aristocrat)

Points: 686

Comments: Verbotocrat

mweinmann - 2008-12-31: 09:06:00
This is really a turn of phrase on us...love it!!

OZZIEBOB - 2009-01-01: 00:23:00
Much food for thought.