A sampling of winning words from the Washington Post Style Invitational
Emacidate: Go out with a fashion model.
Enguish: What elocution teachers feel when they hear the president on the radio.
Demoticon: A little symbol signifying bad news on an e-mail from the boss.
Eruditz: A philosophy professor who can’t figure out how to work the copying machine.
Fearcical: Ludicrous yet vaguely alarming.
Epigramp: A maxim that brands the speaker as an old codger.
Educrate: To teach in one of the “modules” set up “temporarily” in the parking lot of an overcrowded school.
Elbrow: Extremely long underarm hair.
Fuhrenheit: The temperature in Hell.
Zencompass: Wherever you go, there you are.
Ennaui: The least exciting of the Hawaiian islands.