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Dictionaut, no. 4

Another in a series of unknown length, on an irregular schedule, of indeterminate usefulness. Melismiasma A phenomenon during which a singer—often performing a cover of a beloved classic—gets lost in warbling ululations and pointless technical displays …



Dictionaut, no. 3

Another in a series of unknown length, on an irregular schedule, of indeterminate usefulness. GAASlighting Advertising your Game-as-a-Service and intentionally minimizing the as-a-Service component. Example: “This city-building game is really cool. …



Dictionaut, no. 2

Another in a series of unknown length, on an irregular schedule, of indeterminate usefulness. Memnoir Remembering an event as more dramatic, more dangerous, and more interesting than it really was. Also known as “Walter Mitty Syndrome.” The typical afflicted …



Dictionaut, no. 1

One of a series of unknown length, on an irregular schedule, of indeterminate usefulness. I texted my wife and the word that came out was “altonym,” which isn’t really a word. (This is not the first time my iPhone has done this. Lionel has …



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