Word of the day

Who knows where words come from? Here’s one that’s been getting a lot of usage around Fringe HQ lately.

BORNTRAGER
born-TRAY-ger
(verb, -ed, -ing)
from the Latin “duggles borntraegorus”

def:To call the box office and trick Alex into thinking you’re a 90-year-old woman with a very long list of highly involved questions about Fringe; to possess a phone voice that is very believably that of a 90-year-old woman; to be a righteous production manager that everybody loves to have around.

Origin:

Who knows where words come from? Here’s one that’s been getting a lot of usage around Fringe HQ lately.

BORNTRAGER
born-TRAY-ger
(verb, -ed, -ing)
from the Latin “duggles borntraegorus”

def:To call the box office and trick Alex into thinking you’re a 90-year-old woman with a very long list of highly involved questions about Fringe; to possess a phone voice that is very believably that of a 90-year-old woman; to be a righteous production manager that everybody loves to have around.

Origin:
Last Saturday, when Doug pulled a very successful crank call on Alex.

Synonyms:
Prank, punk, trick, chain-yank, tom-fool.
Antonyms:
Be boring, not be an awesome guy, have stupid facial hair that does NOT look cool, be a terrible production manager that nobody likes to have around.

Ex.
“Ah man Alex, you totally thought that call was from an old lady–you just got BORNTRAGER’D!

Tomorrow’s word of the day: KALAGAYAN