wackyparse

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EtymologyEdit

wacky +‎ parse. Though wackyparsing as a concept probably originated in Kibology (at alt.religion.kibology), at least as early as 1998[1], the term has come to have wider usage, particularly on Usenet.

VerbEdit

wackyparse (third-person singular simple present wackyparses, present participle wackyparsing, simple past and past participle wackyparsed)

  1. (Internet slang) In Kibology, the practice of misreading text to humorous effect (perhaps deliberately), especially in line with traditional absurdist humor.
    I wackyparsed "bear hunting" as "beer hunting".

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