I am always on the lookout for words that can save me time and energy. Oftentimes, unfortunately, the most "efficient" new words I learn only exist in other languages. Maybe if we all work together, we can popularize them in the melting-pot English language?
Reader's Digest appears to share my love for these words. Last year, I posted some they found. In their April 2012 issue, they published some more in an editorial humor section written by Andy Simmons, so I thought I'd pass them along to you, too:
Cotisuelto: One who wears his shirttail outside his trousers.
Bakku-shan: The experience of seeing a woman who appears pretty from behind but not from the front.
Kummerspeck: Excess weight gained from emotional overeating. Literally, "grief bacon".
Pesamenteiro: Someone who joins a funeral party just for the refreshments.
Zeg: The day after tomorrow.
I am sure these will save you tons of words when texting, as you probably use these phrases all of the time.
ie. Dale, a contisuelto, was so upset about the bakku-shan, he became a pesamenteiro and gained a ton of kummerspeck. He's going to another funeral zeg!
words saved: approx. 39