Funny Definitions: Cashtration and Intaxication

The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.

Here are two of the winners that apply to money and banking:


Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period of time.

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Intaxicaton: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.


If your brain needs a break from the trying tax returns, try the mensa workout. It’s fun!

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