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A new grammar thingy, what do you call those? Suffix, that's it.
Am using an iPad and having trouble getting used to the copy and
paste or maybe it's a browser compatibility issue - because safari
still doesn't have a find feature, wtfiuwt?
But I am finding myself using the phrase, "which you may google"
and over in emails, since I can't easily copy
and paste the address,
and am realizing that it makes a lot of sense to shorten it to the
acronymical "wymg", and add it directly on to the end of the
which not only gives it a little bit of a feaux-Welsh-esque sort of
thing going on, but also elevates the google to another level of
incorporation into our language, and thus another step toward
sidewalkableability which I can go into at another time.
Say for instance the traingasm guy, wymg --- as opposed to, "Say
instance the traingasmguywymg." See what I mean? Actually, "see
what I mean" should be "cwim" and should be appended onto the
of the word toocwim. I guess this could go for all of those chat
acronyms or abbreviationsowethtac.
So this is my proposal, that we elevate google, via the acronym
wycg, not just to the level of an uncapitalized verb as in, "to
something," but into the grammar, and ok I know I am asking for
trouble here since we have so many grammarians hanging around,
Btw, have you seen the traingasm guy yet? Ok I know that is not
rigueur here, but the idea is about google, the traingasm part is
peripheral. But he is as awesome as the double rainbow guywycg.
You will appreciate both and can google both phrases. I am on an
iPad and can't figure out the friggin copy and paste function. Nice
usability guys. iPad which you can google, which should be
to, "iwycg", and maybe turned into an append-able grammatical
thingy, think I'll go submit that to the halfbakery as jesushchrist,
which should be should be shortened to tigsttthbajhcwycg.
Just looked up (the phrase or acronym or whatever,) "Q.E.D.",
which i was thinking "wycg" might be a modern version of, because
i had thought that "Q.E.D." had meant "queen's english dictionary"
and people used it to mean, "look it up" or "I put an afadavit on
that" or something like that, but i found out that it means
something in Latin that is what you are supposed to put on the
end of a mathematical, logical, or physical proof. ... Physical
proof? I almost hesitate to google that...
I just did google it and someone asks, "is there a physical proof of
God?", and the answer, I think from answers.com, is, "not really...
" ... uh oh.
Ok, I changed the suffix to, -wymg, pronounced like "wih-ming",
standing for "Which you may google", from, "which you can
google." I am hearing my eighth grade teacher saying in response
to my request to be excused from the classroom so that i could
visit the bathroom, "I don't know, can you?"
For the nongooglers
Traingasm [JesusHChrist, Aug 04 2012]
[JesusHChrist, Aug 04 2012]
[tatterdemalion, Aug 05 2012]
||Looks exceedingly Anglo-Saxon to me more than Welsh, as in "brycg" - bridge.
||Hate this idea, and most other things that smack of jargon and obfuscation. In addition to the Welsh, however, folks in Wyoming might have an appreciation for the extra Google searches "WYMG" may bring to sites in their state. Still a (-) for me.
||"Hey, what's WYMG mean ?"
||The traingasm guy is just a little too over the top to be
real. Call me cynical, but the seemingly
unselfconscious moans of excitement, coupled with the
lack of excruciating detail about the train itself and
the professed ignorance of historical facts that any
true railroad enthusiast would presumably have some
familiarity with (Who's TC Durant?) place this squarely
in the satire camp in my opinion.
||wymg is nothing more than a modern "q.v."
||I mourn the fall of the Mother Tongue.
||In other words, what the hell is wrong with speaking plain
fucking English?! It's the most versatile, demonstrative,
and articulate language in the world, the language of
scientists and philosophers for centuries. Why this sudden
need to condense and simplify it to the point of absurdity?
Textspeak, Newspeak, whatever-speak, I refuse to validate
any of it.
||I tend to agree with [Alterother], but english is also inconsist, often contradictory, and apparently very difficult to learn for speakers of other languages (due to the inconsistencies and contradictions). But txtspk and it's relatives are painfully annoying.