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3 definitions by Dan Richards

 
1.
The art of using VERY long words to confuse people. It comes from the root 'sesquipedalian', which means one who uses long words to (again) confuse people. Source: Mrs. Burns Dictionary of Obscure, and Preposterous Words.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalianism is the art of utilizing extremely elongated lexicons to give the appearance of being more intelligent to one's acquaintances.
by Dan Richards February 19, 2008
 
2.
The art of writing a story that, under certain circumstances, can lead to the subject losing their credibility, their reputation, or their job. Then the writer of the story sitting back and laughing. Source: Rush Limbaugh.
The New York Times demonstrated a Drive-by Journalism tactic by printing a story about a presidential candidate's "alleged" affair more than a decade ago.
by Dan Richards February 23, 2008
 
3.
Proper noun. Dyslexica is a female Twi'lek, in the on-line game Star Wars Galaxies. She is a Rebel Master Commando, and Mayor of DaY Resort, on the planet Rori. Her full name is: Dyslexica Istoo, which spelled sideways would be: Is too a dyslexic.
Dyslexica is the Mayor of Day Resort, on Rori. Star Wars: Galaxies on-line game, Eclipse Galaxy.
by Dan Richards March 10, 2007