Climatard – A Definition

All living languages are constantly changing and evolving. Language and idiom are always in flux, with new words and terms being added almost daily. Since I try to keep up with these things, I thought I’d share a some words with you, my fine readers.

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Climatard (KLY-mit-tard)
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“Climatard” is new but is most definitely a word that should see heavy use since its inclusion in the lexicon.

Climatard

Function: noun

Date: 2014

Definition(s):

  1. A person with no formal education or training in science, who believes that carbon dioxide is a pollutant and that the world’s climate is being disastrously altered by human emissions of this vital gas which is essential to life. Favors drastic, unreasonable measures, with no proof that they will have any effect and which will cause real, immediate economic devastation for the poor and middle class. Flies into a rage if you don’t agree with him.

Now, your first exercise is as follows:

  1. List three (3) examples of Climatards
  2. Use Climatard in a sentence
  3. Convert Climatard from a noun to an adjective using normative grammar rules

You may use the comments to provide your answers. 😆

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5 Responses to “Climatard – A Definition”

  1. Buffet Says:

    Does this have something to do with that footprint thing they’re always babbling about? wink, wink.

  2. jonolan Says:

    I think so, but I get carbon footprints and bigfoot footprints confused.

  3. Buffet Says:

    Ditto. The only ones I have any affinity for are those ones Jesus leaves in the sand as he’s carrying me.

  4. jonolan Says:

    Yeah, in my case the footprints would be my Goddess’ as She stood behind me and told me to get my lazy ass up because my watch wasn’t over yet.

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