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- This article is about the terms regarding the Homestar Runner body of work. For the terms regarding the wiki, see HRWiki:Glossary.
The Homestar Runner body of work uses many confusing terms that someone new to the series might not understand. Here is a compilation of such words to be used as a reference.
If a word is linked (in blue), click on the link to find out more information about the topic.
Note: Most of these are not real words and exist only in the H*R universe.
20X6 (n.): Pronounced twenty-exty-six, this is possibly the eventual future of Free Country, USA. It's the time period that Stinkoman and company live in. 20X6 is also The Brothers Chaps' way of parodying the Megaman series, which takes place during the year 20XX, as well as anime in general.
ab-abber (prop. n.): A product invented by Strong Bad which lets you create abs like the professionals in "minutes — nay, seconds!" Consists of one permanent marker (permanent market not included).
all up ons (adj. phrase): Into, interested in, or attracted to. Example, "The ladies are 'all up ons.'"
ARROWED! (v.): Causing injury, usually to any member of the Teen Girl Squad, in which Arrow'd Guy spits arrows out of his mouth at The Ugly One. It also happens to Trogdor in the TROGDOR! game. You also get ARROWED in Peasant's Quest if you walk in front of the archer in the hidden glen, and the Kerrek gets ARROWED when you shoot him. (See also: SWORDED!).
awexome (adj.): Similar to awesome, but even more so. See Awexome Cross.
boat take, (n.): As seen in the email environment, Strong Bad includes this term in his list of ways to say "butt" that is "Okay for Mom". He repeats it throughout the email.
boodroscotch (n.) : A sweet, boodro-based sauce that that doubles as a kudrow-based adhesive.
buzzer (n.): The propeller on Homestar's beanie cap.
carp for brains : A variant of crap for brains. "Now spell: Carp for Brains". See also "brain for brains".
challenge (n.): A favorite word (and pastime) of Stinkoman.
The Chekt (prop. n.): An animal invented by Strong Bad. Strong Bad's poopaw supposedly has a recipe for "Chicken-fried the CHEKT". In reality, Strong Bad has a secret family recipe for cooking The Cheat. See secret recipes.
chonk (v.): A synonym for "hate" that Marzipan uses in Homestar Ruiner.
congraturation (n.): A misspelling of "Congratulations" that is shown in a video game when the end boss has been beaten, or a food looking similar to a muffin. See Videro Games.
crap (interjection): Strong Bad's favorite exclamation. Other forms of the word include "Crap for Brains", "Crap for Crap", etc. See also "Holy Crap".
-'D!; -ED! (suffix): Popular ending to attacks, etc. See ARROWED!, CHILDREN'D!, MSG'D!, CEREBELLUM'D!, LATE 360 SHOVE-IT TO BONELESS'D!, TWO'D!, FLOOR TOMMED!, STEP-MOMMED!, POM-POMMED?, TWELVE-SIDED DIE'D!, SWORDED!, etc.
Dennis (prop. n.): In Thy Dungeonman, "Dennis" is first an "obvious exit" from the initial room, in addition to North and South. If you choose it, the game shifts to talking about Dennis as a character in a "sporty frock coat and a long jimberjam."
Denny's Menu (n.): This is the title of the Strong Bad Email menu page, where Strong Bad (occasionally accompanied by another character) does his scroll button songs. The title is a play on the kind of restaurant menu you would find at Denny's.
doodle memory (n.): First coined in the email highschool, this is known as Strong Bad's poor, unphotographic memory. Oftentimes, the content of any of Strong Bad's reminiscences is considered debatable because of this (see History according to Strong Bad).
doppy (adj.): According to TV Time Magazine, Homestar and Company eat pie and get doppy. The term is never fully explained, although it may be a misspelling of "dopey". Also, it is unclear whether "getting doppy" is a result of eating pie or a separate activity. See TV Time Toons Menu.
dribble-drabble (v.) : To make frozen cheescake appear delicious by scribbling raspberry sauce over it.
Easter egg (n.): A hidden feature in a website (they also appear elsewhere, such as DVDs and games). Authors put them in as inside jokes, or to reward especially dedicated visitors/viewers/players (or just the ones with the most spare time). Most Strong Bad Emails have at least one Easter egg, as do other parts of the site.
Engsmsplode (v.): A variant of "explode", used in fan club. Example: "Suddenly, an eight-foot sub sandwich constrictor eng...sm...sploded out of nowhere!"
Entrangled (adj.): Strong Bad's word for being hypnotized/entranced. A combination of entranced/entangled. Seen in what I want.
fangoriously (adv.): A way to describe being devoured and subsequently digested, often by a gelatinous monster or by something with fangs, first seen in kids' book.
good prize (n.): An award for high-quality work. See Pumpkin Carve-nival.
Graw Mad (prop. n.): A nickname for Strong Mad. Used by Strong Bad in the facts and various toons onward.
Gron Sad (prop n.): A nickname for Strong Sad. Used by Strong Bad in car.
Grumblecakes (n.): A snack food made from steam and sugar, desired by Strong Bad and Homestar in stupid stuff. In an Easter egg from that email, an advertisement for The Cheatcakes claims, "Only liars and thieves eat Grumblecakes, and those people go to prison."
gutterances (n.) : low growly noises made to express utter disdain at another person's very existence. A portmanteau of guttural and utterances.
hwimswelf (n.) : The Cheat's carpet & couch and satin sheets ruining owndangself.
jibblies (n.): A condition that is fairly equivalent to "the creeps" (e.g. the thought of getting a root canal gives me the creeps; that moldy hamster gives me the jibblies). The Horrible Painting in Strong Mad's closet also gives characters the jibblies after saying "Come on in here!" in a creepy voice, which was seen in bottom 10, and Jibblies 2.
jillion (n.): A very large imaginary number.
jimmies (n.): What The Ugly One received on the surface of her yogurt from TCYBCBY. They consist of small particles of chocolate or flavored candy sprinkled on ice cream as a topping. A more common name for them is "sprinkles".
jumbo/LARGE (adj.): A maxymoron used to describe the size of something.
keep on tranglin' (idiom): See "tranglin'".
LTWFTW (abbrev.): Long Time Watcher, First Time Writer. Said of a fan in stunt double.
mans (n.): The term used to denote how many lives/chances you have remaining in games where such is applicable.
mash (v.): To press a button, as in "mash go" or "mash play".
meh (interjection): An expression commonly used by The Cheat.
nudule (noun): Presumably a variant of nodule, found on Space Whales. Said by Strong Bad in from work.
overling (noun): A person of a higher rank than oneself. Superior to an underling. Used in the chair.
PBTC (abbrev; n.; adj.): Powered by The Cheat.
peasant (n.): In order to be classified as a peasant in Peasant's Quest, you must stink like a peasant, dress like a peasant (that is, wear a robe), and be on fire like a peasant.
pfargtl (n.) (puh-FARG-tuhl): A word created by Coach Z in Sbemail 169 Deleted Scene. It is supposedly the name of his favorite animal that he had as a pet when he was younger. It is also used as a swear by Homestar.
pretendicitis (n.): A disease involving the made up organ "pretendix". Its symptoms include high fevers, uncontrollable shaking, and inability to understand language.
pretendix (n.): A organ made up by Strong Sad in Strong Badia the Free, probably similar to the appendix.
pretendous (adj.): "Outrageous". Possibly formed by a blend of "pretend" and "tremendous" or a mispronunciation of the word "pretentious". Used thus far in regard to things like money and bills. See extra plug and Fan Costume Commentary.
prooty (adj.): A mispronunciation of "pretty". EX: "You're looking prooty hot." See Female Lappy 486.
sawesome (adj.) : Not unlike having the qualities of an awesome sauce
SBLOUNSKCHED! (prop. n.; v.): (from email candy product), a candy bar consisting of such products as marshmallow vapor, rich creamy pepperoni, and tiny bowls of crispy-puffed-rice cereal. Its name is described as 50% Strong Bad, 50% tooth rot, and 50% ta-dah! (adding up to 150%). This is a parody of extreme marketing, which makes nauseatingly gratuitous use of exclamation points and dangerous-sounding names.
Sibbie (prop. n.): Someone who asked Strong Bad to write a song about him/her after he made one about fhqwhgads. Strong Bad refused, but somehow he made two songs: "Song About Sibbie" and "I Freakin' Hate Sibbie". See sibbie.
skillet-nap (n.): A state of unconsciousness following a hit to the face with a skillet. Homestar seems to enjoy them, as seen in Bug In Mouth Disease.
smunderling (n.): A smelly underling.
SOOO GOOD! (interjection): Usually at the beginning of an issue of Teen Girl Squad, the girls will allude to looking "Sooooooooo Good!" Also said when Strong Mad was eating pasta salad from his underdrawer drawer.
suudsu (n.): (From email bedtime story), a beverage consisting of skim milk and gummy bears which Strong Bad deems "pure genius". Along with a "grodalated" security "item" and a manic lullaby, it aids in helping The Cheat fall asleep. Its name is written like a mock-Romanji spelling of an English-to-Japanese loanword (this one being suds), common for modern products.
TGS (abbrev; n.): Teen Girl Squad.
Transitive Butt Property (n.): A mathematic property devised by Strong Bad. It states that the "stupidity" of somebody's butt is greater than or equal to the "stupidity" of that person's head. See butt IQ.
videro (n.): a misspelling of "video" that appears in Strong Bad is in Jail Cartoon, in the bonus Strong Bad Email Videro Games, in Coach Z's 110%, and in Fish Eye Lens. In addition, the first frame of the song Experimental Film is labeled "viderostart" internally. Bubs and Homestar Runner sometimes say "videro game" in the game 8 Bit Is Enough.
whoozit (n.): Euphemism for puke, upchuck. Used in Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque.
wight (adj): Homestar Runner's mispronunciation of the word 'right'.
w00t (interjection): Pronounced like it looks, it is an exclamation of joy. This is used sometimes in Teen Girl Squad.
X (Also known as Xty, X-T, XT, Exty, X0) (n.): Used in year names referring to Stinkoman, such as 20X6. It is read as a number would be read. In the Tens place, it is said "Exty" (like Twenty). If it were in the Ones place, it would simply be said "Ex". Also heard in the Strong Bad Email time capsule, and other places around the site.
Zawesome (adj) — see crap-for-brains.