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First Look: 2011-2012 additions to the Lexington English Dictionary

Reposted because the pronunciations took me a ridiculously long time to do.

Calipari, John (ˈjän kä-lə-ˈpär-ē) n. 1a. Head basketball coach at the University of Memphis. Presided over two vacated final fours. Runs one of the dirtiest programs in America. No one close to the the game believes his program is clean. 1b. Head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. The creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the Supreme Being.

Knee (nē) n. often attributive. Weapon utilized in a strictly malicious manner during the sport of basketball. Sole proper recourse in present case situations is a swift and firm forearm to the face.

Puerto Rico National Team (por-tə-ˈrē-ˈnash-nəl tēm) n. Embarrassingly disorganized and lowly basketball team which represents the self-governing commonwealth of Puerto Rico. An American coach choosing to head this team would be an enormous black-eye for that coach's program, and his decision to do so should be consistently and mercilessly ridiculed. 

Dominican Republic National Team (də-ˈmi-ni-kən ri-ˈpə-blik nash-nəl tēm) n. The prestigious national basketball team of the Dominican Republic, a small country in the West Indies. Serving as the head coach of this proud organization presents a wealth of potential benefits in terms of recruiting, pride, and international notoriety.

Racism (ˈrā-ˌsi-zəm) n. 1a. A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. 1b. The otherwise deplorable belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race which is acceptable during time periods or situations where everyone around you believes similarly. 1c. It's actually still totally OK. Just be discreet.

Football (fʊt'bôl) n. A sport.

Shizz, The (shē-z) n. Urban dance created by some gang member in the heart of the decrepit and Godless ghetto of Louisville, Ky.

John Wall Dance, The (ˈjän ˈwol dan(t)s) n. Dance created by basketball player John Wall, best known for his time at the University of Kentucky, which swept the nation for the better parts of 2009, 2010, and 2011. Widely regarded as the coolest and most innovative combination of movements in modern history. I mean all history. Can we delete the modern history one? My backspace ain't working.

Cousins (kə-zənz\) n. 1. Children of one's uncle or aunt. 2. People associated with or related to another. 3. Used as a title by a sovereign in addressing a nobleman. 4. People you can totally kiss without other people making you feel bad about it. 5. People of a race or people ethnically or culturally related <our English cousins>. 6. Last name of DeMarcus, who starred at the University of Kentucky and was widely misunderstood by the world outside of the state of Kentucky. His seemingly disrespectful acts were merely the product of being a good-hearted big kid who loves the spotlight. This fact is proven by his tendency to wear silly hats and even sillier glasses. Normal people don't wear those kinds of glasses and hats, big guy!

Jorts (/jrts) n. 1. Beloved nickname of former Kentucky basketball player Josh Harrellson. 2. LOL, y'all.

Obama, Barack HUSSEIN (ˈblak ō-ˈbä-mə) n. Did y'all hear he called Adolph Rupp "Adolph Ruff." That just don't sit right with me. Grew up in Louisville.

Boobs (bübs) n. LOL, y'all. What if this stayed in there!? I'm keepin this in there.