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Neologism Quotes By Richard Dawkins

I hate the neologism "owned" for "scored a victory over". I have no intention of owning anyone, and nobody will ever own me. — Richard Dawkins

Neologism Quotes By William Safire

Adapt your style, if you wish, to admit the color of slang or freshness of neologism, but hang tough on clarity, precision, structure, grace. — William Safire

Neologism Quotes By Roger Zelazny

They are doodlehums."
"Antisocial individuals, intentional circumventors of statutes."
"Oh, hoodlums. Yes I guessed that much on my own. What can you tell me about them?"
"Morton Zeemeister," he said, indulges in many such activities. He is the heavy one with the pale fur. Normally, he remains away far from the scene of his hoodling, employing agents to execute it for him. The other, Jamie Buckler, is one such. He has hoodled well for Zeemeister over the years and was recently promoted by him to guard his body. — Roger Zelazny

Neologism Quotes By Peter Watts

I visited blathernodes, soaked myself in other people's opinions. — Peter Watts

Neologism Quotes By Margaret Atwood

How outrageous could he get, in the realm of fatuous neologism, and still achieve praise? — Margaret Atwood

Neologism Quotes By John Podhoretz

Political folk talk a lot these days about 'messaging' - a neologism designed to describe the way in which parties and politicians consciously characterize their efforts. It is only intended to be positive - i.e., 'Our messaging is designed to show we care.' — John Podhoretz

Neologism Quotes By Kevin Hearne

Is monstrous fuckpuddle,' Perun asserted, and everyone turned to stare at him with equal parts amusement and bemusement. 'What? Is this not English word?' I suggested that if it wasn't a word, it should be, and the others agreed. — Kevin Hearne

Neologism Quotes By Scott Lynch

Sophara scrawled orders on a slate and handed it to one of the libationarians, whose encyclopedic knowledge of the contents and locations of all the bottles kept the bar running. — Scott Lynch

Neologism Quotes By Peter Leithart

A justified person dies and rises in Christ, and so is delivered from sin, death and domination of flesh. Justification is, to introduce my neologism, a "deliverdict," a forensic act, a judicial verdict that in its very forensic character is an act of deliverance. It is a favorable judgement in the form of resurrection. — Peter Leithart

Neologism Quotes By Mario Andrew Pei

Of all the words that exist in any language only a bare minority are pure, unadulterated, original roots. The majority are "coined" words, forms that have been in one way or another created, augmented, cut down, combined, and recombined to convey new needed meanings, The language mint is more than a mint; it is a great manufacturing center, where all sorts of productive activities go on unceasingly. — Mario Andrew Pei

Neologism Quotes By Constance Hale

Writers today must navigate the shifting verbal currents of the post-Gutenberg era. When does jargon end and a new vernacular begin? Where's the line between neologism and hype? What's the language of the global village? How can we keep pace with technology without getting bogged down in buzzwords? Is it possible to write about machines without losing a sense of humanity and poetry? — Constance Hale