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  • Apr 17, 2012
  • 11:05 PM

SOU prof tries to invent a new word daily for 2012

Paul Hadella / Mail Tribune
Battistella is on a mission to fill gaps in the English language, inventing words for concepts that should have words — but don't. A pleasant feeling inspired by sunshine? That's "soloria" (from "sol" plus "euphoria"). The emotional rush that lovers experience on Feb. 14? Call it a "valentingle."

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