Rightpondian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently from the Usenet newsgroup alt.usage.english circa 1997. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

Rightpondian (comparative more Rightpondian, superlative most Rightpondian)

  1. (slang) From or of Rightpondia.
    • 2000 May 5, Andy Minter <anma@nildram.co.uk>, "Rightpondian query", alt.usage.english, Usenet.
    • 2002 November 8, Mike Harrison <News@babbleomatic.com>, "Rightpondian Shopping Tip", alt.2eggs.sausage.beans.tomatoes.2toast.largetea.cheerslove, Usenet.
    • 2007 September 5, Dr Peter Young <pnyoung@ormail.co.uk>, "Creeping Rightpondian usage.", alt.possessive.its.has.no.apostrophe, Usenet,
      On the BBC news today, a Rightpondian used the term "transportation services".
  2. (slang) Like a Rightpondian person.

Noun[edit]

Rightpondian (plural Rightpondians)

  1. (slang) A Rightpondian person.
    • 2003 February 5, Graybags <gbas@lineone.net>, "Re: preference preference", alt.possessive.its.has.no.apostrophe, Usenet,
      Gobbledegook to this Rightpondian.
    • 2007 September 5, Dr Peter Young <pnyoung@ormail.co.uk>, "Creeping Rightpondian usage.", alt.possessive.its.has.no.apostrophe, Usenet,
      On the BBC news today, a Rightpondian used the term "transportation services".

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