"Look at this scary fundamentalist Web site. I can't believe that anyone would say such things and mean them." "They don't. It's obviously a pisstake."
word of the day: August 18, 2005
A retort that means, "What you've just said is plainly not true, although I certainly wish it were."
"I'm never going to call or e-mail you again." "If only!"
"Aren't you worried about the Republicans? Once they get into office, they'll reduce the size of government." "If only!"
famous with no discernible justification; having a fame that feeds solely on itself rather than any talent or other personal merit
"What's that person known for?"
"Does it matter? He's famous for being famous."
The Evil Atheist Conspiracy, or EAC, is a satire
of the views that many believers hold regarding atheist
s. According to the story, the EAC plans to conquer the world, persecute Christian
s, and abolish everything good. Comments on the EAC frequently involve black helicopters, mind-control rays, and members' duty to deny the existence of the EAC.
"The newspaper printed my letter to the editor on the Establishment Clause." "Excellent work. Your commendation will soon arrive from Evil Atheist Conspiracy HQ by black helicopter -- or at least it would if the EAC existed."
A rhetorical question, asked in an ironic
sense, derived from a supposed conservative tendency to view disagreement as unpatriotic. It is chiefly used in two situations: when a non-conservative points out something damning to the orthodoxy, and when a conservative says soemthing that reveals hypocrisy.
"So, then, gay marriage will destroy society, but Abu Ghraib was perfectly okay?" "Why do you hate America so much?"
"I'm all for free enterprise, but when companies start offering domestic-partner benefits, free enterprise has gone too far." "Why do you hate America so much?"
A person holding political views that the user of the word finds to be extreme, most often extremely conservative. Often combined with freeper
to form the term "freeper wingnut."
The wingnuts on your block must have had a fit when you put that anti-war bumper sticker on your car.
Faith tells us that the IPU is pink. Logic tells us that the IPU is invisible, since we cannot see Her.