Daily Candy Lexicon VI; Sollywood (South Korea's Hollywood)

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   This is in today's NEW YORK SUN.  I've posted previous Daily Candy
Lexicons--see its web site.  It's the usual mixed bag of words.

A poorly made coffee beverage that cost upwards of four dollars.

A state of involuntary celibacy brought on by bad hygiene. (Jake has only
himself to blame. His three-year dry spell is a clear case of smellibacy.)

puppy stuff:
Euphemism for the goo that collects in the corner of one's eye, esp. after

bust bust:
To be busted by your significant other for staring at another woman's

tart fuel:
Girlie drinks. e.g., cosmos, kirs, or anything that tastes like Kool-Aid.

phone zit:
The recurring chin zit that results from spending too much time on the phone.

Acronym for "booger in nose." Used to covertly ask a friend "Do I have a

The loudness one adopts in response to a bad cell-phone connection, in the
misguided hope that talking louder will improve the connection. (I'm so
embarrassed. I went totally yellular at a restaurant last night.)


   From the front page of today's WALL STREET JOURNAL:

_First Hollywood,+
_Then Bollywood, Now Sollywood_
Move over, L.A. and Bombay.  Exports of South Korean movies are
thriving--some of the intellectual property that's replacing old-line manufacturing as a
source of growth. A10

HOLLYWOOD--16,000,000 Google hits
BOLLYWOOD--1,330,000 Google hits
DOLLYWOOD--108,000 Google hits (Dolly Parton's place in Tennessee)
SOLLYWOOD--84 Google hits (usually for Singapore)
FOLLYWOOD--2,450 Google hits
GOLLYWOOD--457 Google hits
JOLLYWOOD--1,300 Google hits
KOLLYWOOD--6,860 Google hits
LOLLYWOOD--35,100 Google hits (usually Pakistan)
MOLLYWOOD--2,080 Google hits
NOLLYWOOD--273 Google hits (usually Nigeria)
POLLYWOOD--9,570 Google hits
ROLLYWOOD--242 Google hits
TOLLYWOOD--13,500 Google hits
VOLLYWOOD--415 Google hits
WOLLYWOOD--1,240 Google hits
YOLLYWOOD--1,550 Google hits (probably typing errors)
ZOLLYWOOD--808 Google hits

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