Column: Coining new expressions could prove to be painful




So, what’s the word? Really, what is the word?

With more than 250,000 words in the English language, you’d think there would be a word for just about everything. Not so. Therefore, I am on a crusade to find a term for some everyday occurrences for which there is no label. I may need your help on some of these. I can’t do everything.

Ever make yourself a tall, cool glass of your favorite beverage but, when you take the first sip, there’s an ice blockage that smacks right into your lips?

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