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"It's like those French have a different word for everything." Here comes the first round of Valleyspeak entries. Send yours in and win $240 of iTunes music and a toy.

WiFired: Getting thrown out of an internet café for spending 4 hours 'working on your startup' after buying one small mocha. [Kevin Marks]

San-Franinsular: The uncomfortable anomie San Francisco hipsters get when they come down to the Valley for a geek event, caused by the sunshine and available parking. [Kevin Marks]


Mutual blogsterbation: When two bloggers blog about how great each other is. [Scott Case]

Blamethrower: The flaming of the guilty when projects go bad, and the accompanying Dragonslayer-esque deflection of blame. [Randy Hollingsworth]


Pornanoia: A condition that causes the afflicted to demand the same level of secrecy and fear, exhibited by closing blinds, wanting secret codes and tracking the movement of authority figures, that the average twelve year old exhibits before displaying his pilfered playboys. [Tedward]

Bloatism: "Technical" descriptions or phrases used in conversation or postings that repeats something already stated; "Multiply gives you an easy way to share all kinds of digital content, including photos, blogs, videos, music and more, all in one convenient place: your own personal web site. With Multiply, you can share and discuss your stuff with everyone in your "social network," and also be alerted whenever they have something new." [Rob Blatt]

Blook, flook, blauthor, bleadership, bliterature: Blog equivalents of the original names in books (and, in the case of flook, films based on books based on blogs). [Susan MacTavish Best, whom we hope is kidding]

Part of: Valleyspeak Contest: Coin a word, win $240 of music [Valleywag]