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Neologism Royalty Agency

Like the Department of Homeland Security meets the Copyright Protection Society.
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So, you've invented a new word and it's gone viral... or at least it's made a few people come out in spots and there are rumours of a case of apoplexy in the north. It may have even caused a sore throat when someone tried to say it wrong.

Whatever level of penetration you have achieved, we grok your problemo here at the NRA. We're like we're from the government and we're here to help.

We'll help you spread your new word far and wide while we collect fees from radio stations and morning TV presenters who use your word because they can't produce their own original thoughts.

At the end of each month we'll send you a statement and a few bob if we owe you more than you owe us for our tireless marketing and defence of your intellectual property.

It's a brave new order out there.

infidel, May 13 2011


       Well, irony is spelled with both an "i" and a "y", so take your pick, big fella.
infidel, May 13 2011

       I know. Irony is saying one thing and meaning another, after all.
infidel, May 13 2011

       I get it, mate. You made a joke on "tireless" and "tyreless". Good for you.
infidel, May 13 2011

       Blackadder: 'Baldrick, have you no idea what irony is? Baldrick: 'I certainly do, it's like goldy or bronzy only it's made of iron.'
bhumphrys, May 14 2011

       I like this, but only if it enables fines to be imposed on neologisticians who create words like "grok", or "metabolomics", as well as rewarding those who create pretty new words.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 14 2011

       This will just accelerate the Palination of American English.
ldischler, May 14 2011

       Indeed some need for this nice idea you seed. Butfor, my property seems defensibly challenged, if not completely indefensible.
Sir_Misspeller, May 14 2011

       //grok// No longer "neo." That word is now "retro."
mouseposture, May 14 2011


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