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How I Met Your Mother Dictionary

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A variation of the popular "Suit Up"
The HIMYMD (How I Met Your Mother Dictionary) was first published in 2009. The HIMYMD is a compilation of words the etymology of which can be found in the roots of How I Met Your Mother history. All of the following was written by the fabulous writers of How I Met Your Mother, we are just putting it into one big list.If you wish to make a contribution to the HIMYMD, by all means add your word to the list in the form of a comment.

The Official How I Met Your Mother Dictionary

Awesome (adj):Inspiring awe. Ex:How's not playing Laser tag because playing laser tag is awesome!

Battleship (Noun): 1. A guessing game involving ships. 2. A game used as a metaphor for sex.

Baskiceball (Sport): A game with a combination of Basketball, Tennis and Hockey.

BTW (Abbr): A shortened version of By The Way.(Pronounced Bee Tee Dubs)

Cheerleader Effect (Noun): When a group of girls/women look gorgeous simply by being in close proximity to one another, but are actually average or even hideous when examined separately. Also known as Bridesmaid Paradox and Spice Girls Conspiracy.

Dibs (Noun): A claim expressing priority over an object.

Eating a sandwich (Verb): When one is smoking pot.

Grinch (Noun): A word used when talking to Children too young to hear the C-word.

Have you met Ted? (Phrase): A popular phrase used to break the ice and start conversing.

Legendary (Adj): 1. Something that is very good, or very high Quality. 2. An expression yelled or shouted when one experiences a pleasant surprise.

Lemon law (Verb): To leave a date withing the first five minutes if one is not entirely satisfied with their date.

Paratrooping (Verb): v. You go out of town, but instead of getting a hotel room, you go straight to a bar with the sole intention of hooking up with a girl just so you have a place to stay. Also known as "banging for roof."

Reading a magazine (Verb): When one goes to the bathroom for a large period of time.

Revertigo (Noun): When one reverts back to how they were when they were younger.

Shotgun (Verb): The first person to call shotgun has dibs (See above) on the front seat of a car.

Slap bet (Noun): A bet where no money or property is involved, and the prize for losing is getting to slap the loser across the face.

Suit up (Verb): To get changed from one's present attire into a suit. Variations include Snowsuit Up, Flight Suit Up and Birthday Suit Up.

Ted out (Verb): To overthink. Also see Ted up.

Ted up (Verb): To overthink with disastrous results.

Wait for it (Phrase): A sentence-enhancing phrase, used to illustrate the epicness of an object/situation/event.

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JulieL44 said:
Great job Sualey! I loved this!
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Awesome article, SM. =D
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Awesome list Saul! And I love the picture! =P
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sydtz47 said:
NICE JOB!!!!
i just wanted to ask something^^^
i toght that grinch is "Bi**h"
what is the C-word?
and... is Fudge the F-worde?
(that's what i understood)

BTW
i also loved the photo!!!
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ari12 said:
Love this! Great job Saul.

I really like Cobie in that pic, she looks good!
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Thank you girlies =D

Sydtz47, I thought that it was Bitch as well but then they did a video with some funny things in it and Carter confirmed that it was the C-word. I really hate it more than anything but my friends say C U Next Tuesday...Like the initials? Know what word I mean now? lol

Yeah, fudge is the F word! I love that =D
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nphfan said:
revertigo is a noun, i believe. other than that, excellent compilation. i love it!
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Thank you nopoho......I'm trying out new nicknames but I'm failing =D
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Criiis said:
shotgun - to be the one riding on the front seat of the car

and what about the word they say when they are on a car and see a dog? CanĀ“t remember...
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Zitch Dog =D Thanks, will add both of them =D I remember watching the last episode and thinking there was one I should add but I forgot =(
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Criiis said:
:D
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hot crazy scale
possimpible
awesful/awfsome
to "read a magazine"
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For some reason its not letting me edit it, remind me next time I am on to try again =D
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I think it should be Have you met <insert name here>, rather than Have you met Ted.
Awesome dictionary!
P.S
There is also Lawsuit up!, and Pajama Suit Up!
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Eline_K said:
I love this! Totally awesome!

How about: True story ?
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Lynnwa said:
Hi,
What about "Lawyered"?
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Oops, bit late but yes, i will add in all of them =D
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what bout the re return.....
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cello_14 said:
SLUT UP! :)
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Awesum74 said:
Lol! its awesome!
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2Chewy said:
steak-sauce
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Intervention
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joe-kerr said:
Relapse 5 - It's when you hi-5, then it's awkward for a while, then you hi-5 again.
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Any_SJ said:
This is awesome!
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savy94 said:
Bag piping and slap bet commissioner
and doppelganger
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score
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THIS IS SOOOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME MY FRIEND IT'S LEGEN WAIT FOR IT.......DARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YOU DESERVE A CAKE!
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Lawyered is my favorite oh & Possimpible
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'Ey Suarley. Add Linkativity, Therapisted, Connectitude, Swarley, and Bro-Mitzvah!
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Oh, and Ledengary!
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