Galwaywegian joined the ranks of our published Verbotomists today. His word â€œMinimaimâ€, which describes those pesky paper cuts which never seem to heal — as sharply defined by our ever-creative definitionist remistram — was picked as one of the top invented words by Toronto Star writer John Sakamoto. You can see the full story in the Toronto Star here:
And here is Galwaywegian’s complete definition:
Created by: galwaywegian
Definition: n., A pesky but persistently painful, and seemingly incurable paper cut, or small wound, which simply refuses heal; usually located on a “high use” body part, like a fingertip, knuckle or tongue.
Pronunciation: minn eee maym
Sentence: Her injury was a minimaim (measuring less than 5mm. Any smaller and it would have been classed a micromaim. she hadn’t had one of those since her last mouth ulcer.
Etymology: minimum, maim.