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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments This thread is to post your favorite unconventional words used by DFW in Infinite Jest, along with their meanings. Please include page numbers too!


Jerry Wolfram | 81 comments Good one Kris... I thought of this after I sent you the more than what I had thought was an exhaustive, exhausting list of suggestions.


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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments Garima gets the credit!


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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments Nathan "N.R." wrote: "Now the "DJW" puzzle? I'm not sure I can solve for it. . .. ; )"

Typo!!!!!!


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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments I plead temporary insanity from NYC holiday crowds. :P


Jerry Wolfram | 81 comments The Moms, and Himself, thought this was so snobby sounding.

The howling fantods... Even sounds creepy

Screwed put of there

Bob hope.... Loved this

Après garde

Anticonfluential

Annulation


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Jason (ancatdubh2) | 147 comments SHULGSHULGSPAHHH…Ahh. :)


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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments Nathan "N.R." wrote: "Kris wrote: "I plead temporary insanity from NYC holiday crowds. :P"

I think we can make a more compelling case from the incidence of a malmanufactured keyboard."


Or finger-dyslexia brought on by being tired.


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Kris (krisrabberman) | 172 comments Nathan "N.R." wrote: "Kris wrote: "http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/bo..."

Thanks, Kris. Which piece is included in Both Flesh and Not: Essays. A..."


Thanks, Nathan!


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Jim A subtle new word I found: tallly


Travelling Sunny (Sunny_In_Wonderland) and cetera.


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