I bought a brilliant little book this week called Fictionary: words that don't exist but should and it's had me snickering to myself periodically. It comes from the girls who run the Daily Candy website and it provides a useful reference for those baffled or irritated by the modern world. It's especially good for grumpy oldies, as I myself aspire to be. Try these for size:
Mouse Trap: An Internet purchase that looks a lot different upon arrival than it did in the picture.
Promotion Sickness: the queasy feeling one gets when someone really stupid gets promoted.
The Mile Cry Club: The babies and children on a plane who spend the entire flight crying, screaming and kicking your seat.
Then there's Drailing and Drimming - emailing and instant messaging when you are drunk - never a good idea...
...and one that strikes far too close to home for comfort:
Inshopnia: A disorder marked by making unnecessary online purchases in the wee hours due to insomnia - oh yes, been there, done that, bought the t-shirt, and the bag, and the CD, and the mousemat...