Eating intellectually active sweet potatoes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Ha ha - good one. Come to think of it, Ivan M. Mortal also got his name immortalised by having his name enter the English language as a verb: Immortalise.
And don't forget Myrtle, of "myrtelize."
to Shepardize link.
Bates numbering link.
to guillotineto bowdlerizeto diesel (what a gasoline motor does when it shouldn't)wv = lexproph (you're married to one)
I beg of you - don't myrtelize me.Thanks, JAL and chicklit!
Found another: gibberish. Thought to have originated with 8th-century Islamic alchemist, Jabir ibn Hayyan. The term "gibberish" referred to the incomprehensible technical jargon often used by Jabir and other alchemists who followed. link.