New Words for How We Live Now
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Culture critic, blogger and the author of Wordbirds: An Irreverent Lexicon for the 21st Century (Simon & Schuster, 2013), Liesl Schillinger, shares her neologisms for things like a person who overdoes the teeth-bleaching ("brightbite") or an old boyfriend who won't go away ("polterguy").
Have you coined a word to fill a 21st century need or have you come across new situations that need a word to describe them?
→Liesl Schillinger will read tomorrow at 7PM at the Powerhouse Arena in DUMBO.