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Candy
2005-Mar-15, 05:34 AM
'Wedgie' Added to Webster's Dictionary (http://dailynews.att.net/cgi-bin/news?e=pri&dt=050315&cat=strange&st=stranged88r16q 80&src=ap)

Wedgie, a teenager's locker-room nightmare, has made it into the dictionary. Webster's New World College Dictionary based in Cleveland said wedgie was among its new additions to its latest edition.

The new edition will carry this listing: wedgie: noun. a prank in which the victim's undershorts are jerked upward so as to become wedged between the buttocks.
Oh, the memories. :o

SKY
2005-Mar-15, 06:18 AM
I still love when they added Homer Simpsons' "D'oh".

Candy
2005-Mar-15, 06:20 AM
I still love when they added Homer Simpsons' "D'oh".
For years, I thought he was saying, "Dote". :oops:

mickal555
2005-Mar-15, 07:50 AM
http://loresinger.com/FWIS/images/smiles/wedgie.gif

Gillianren
2005-Mar-15, 08:39 PM
actually, "d'oh!"

a) is in the Oxford English Dictionary, entry in which proves that it's really a word now, not just a slang term, and

b) is written in the scripts as "annoyed grunt"; Dan Castallaneta (possibly misspelled) came up w/what it actually sounds like.

I think "wedgie" has been in the OED for years, but since I can't afford one (maybe we could take up a collection?), I don't know.

Grendl
2005-Mar-16, 06:04 AM
I think "wedgie" has been in the OED for years, but since I can't afford one (maybe we could take up a collection?), I don't know.
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. (Fifth edition.)
New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. 3,984, 2 volumes. $150.00, cloth. ISBN: 0-18-860457-2. TEL: 800-451-7556

The previous Shorter Oxford English Dictionary was published in 1993. The new edition contains 3,500 new words (including: euro, internet, full monty, DVD, Taliban, wedgie, beltway, Klingon, gym rat, phat, bogart, tough love, and gansta—
From Online Etymology:
wedge (n.)
O.E. wecg "a wedge," from P.Gmc. *wagjaz (cf. O.N. veggr, M.Du. wegge, Du. wig, O.H.G. weggi "wedge," Ger. Weck "wedge-shaped bread roll"), of unknown origin. The verb is recorded from 1440. Wedgie in the underwear prank sense is attested by 1970s. Wedge issue is attested from 1999.

Wherever it comes from I just know I hated getting them.

Mickal--I like this http://loresinger.com/FWIS/images/smiles/wedgie.gif

mickal555
2005-Mar-16, 06:07 AM
I had to do it before Candy... :D