Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A New Monetary Unit: The Romneybet

Noun

Etymology
On December 10, 2011, during a televised Republican Presidential candidate debate, living saddlebag and Texas Governor [Rick] Perry accused department store mannequin and former Massachusetts Governor Richie Rich Mitt Romney of writing in his book that an individual mandate to purchase health insurance, which Romney supported in Massachusetts, is a model that other states should follow. Romney said Perry was wrong and asked, “Rick, I’ll tell you what, 10,000 bucks? $10,000 bet?” (Source: The Christian Post)

romneybet (plural romneybets)

1. An amount of money equal to $10,000.
Usage: 
Car Shopper: How much for this car?
Salesman: It's 3.3 Romneybets, but I think I can get you a better deal.

1 comment:

  1. then there is- "inconsequential"

    an amount of money equal to 3 mil in a Swiss bank account.

    Etymology: Ann Romney's money they all forgot about when they did their taxes.

    not sure if that's a noun or an adjective...but definitely- yeah right.

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