colemanate [kohlmaneyt] verb
To build by means of ongoing discussion, vacillating, discourse, or examples until all parties cease to be interested: At least it didn’t colemanate in some horrible ending (K. O’Mara)
Pronunciation: ‘äb- se- sh&n
Definition: An extended period of time spent viewing countless episodes of shows or movies in a similar genre or the same series because one has become seemingly addicted.
Synonym(s): Butt-numb-o-thon (see Harry Knowles), addiction, OCD.
Etymology: Derived from obsession (note the stress on the first syllable for the new derivation), a direct result of DVD sales of entire seasons of television shows and movie collections in a single package and/or the TiVo Season Pass feature.
Variants: Orb Session, Obsessathon.
Example: Once I watched the pilot episode of "Arrested Development," I simply couldn’t sleep until I had seen every episode I could get my hands on.
Editor’s Note: I’m beginning a new feature on the blog, a category called definitions, where-in I define and explain words that come up in my life, which might be handy for others to use.
Definition: Exhibiting traits of an extremely conservative and past-minded nature, often times for no logical reason, other than told to be so. Particularly, of an arrogant and self-righteous nature. Conservative for conservative’s sake.
Antonym(s): Darwinian, progressive, humble.
Etymology: Having to do with T.E. Darby, VMI, VDOT, and the Anglican Church of America.
Example: "The Henrico County road supervisor is probably some ex-VDOT idiot, likely to be Darbinian in nature." Angela Dyer