The Encyclopedia Baracktannica

Where the heck have I been that I missed this?

It’s hard to imagine that Barack Obama would be as big of a phenomenon if his name were, say, Tom Smith. As numerous fans, detractors, reporters, and bloggers have demonstrated, it’s a name that lends itself to neologisms—everything from Barackstar to Obamania to Omentum.

We present the unabridged Encyclopedia Baracktannica, a list of words that have been Obamafied by Slate. This is a widget, so you’re welcome to add it to your site. To do so, click the “Get & Share” link below and choose a service.

Ok, I’m going to test the widget out in this post, and see if I can find a way to fit it into one of the sidebars here. Testing 1, 2:

Instructions from Slate:

Click the “more” button to generate random definitions from the Encyclopedia Baracktannica.

This should be fun :D

Update: Sizing it down to fit into the sidebar column makes the widget unreadable :( I’ll just post a link to it instead.

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