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Fun with Vexillological Non-Terminology
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Can vexillology be fun? Sometimes, when we go a little off-the-wall (or in
some instances show our warped)
sense or humor. What happens
when we "let down our flags?" Well, here's a few takes on some
vexillological "words" we thought up: 1
Bivexual: to fly 2 flags on the same pole (an act considered unnatural and
obscene according to vexillorthodoxy)
(Marc Pasquin) Discovex - a 1970s flag musical genre.
(Phil Nelson) Embedded vexillologist - a vexillologist who works with news reporters.
Nelson) Exovexillology, n.: a branch of vexillology studying aliens' flag usage.
Mertens) Flaggid - the kind of rubbery state your muscles get in when you've been
tossing flags and vexi-jargon around all day
(John Udics) Flagoid, n.: a vexillomorph in cyberspace.
(Jan Mertens) Flexivex - a gymnast who uses flags in his/her performances
Nelson) Frankenvex - a hideous and monstrous flag.
(Phil Nelson) Hexvex - Druid rituals involving flags.
(Phil Nelson) Isovex - An anti-social vexillologist.
(Phil Nelson) Monovexy - a group of flags of only one kind
(Martin Karner) Narcovex - Breathtaking good / shocking bad flag design
(Martin Karner) Paleovexobiology, n.: a branch of biology concerned with ancient flags.
Mertens) Plurivexy - a group of different flags
(Martin Karner) Plurivexy - a group of different flags
(Martin Karner) Poltervex - a deceased but unrequited vexillologist.
(Phil Nelson) Spiritus Vexor - Someone who keeps discussions flag-related
Karner) Televex - Vexillological TV program
(Martin Karner) Televexovexillometers telemarketers of flags
(John Udics) The Vexiblob - a very bad movie that appeared in the mid-1950s where an
alien vexillologist attempts to take over the world.
(Phil Nelson) Ttriskaidekavexiphobia - fear of a 13-flag display.
(Phil Nelson) Vexacious - what this hobby is, especially to the spouses of us
(William Dunning) Vexantiquarian - collector of old flags.
(Christopher Southworth) Vexidancers - Dance group dressed with flags
(Martin Karner) Vexidrome - a very big vexillarium
(Martin Karner) Vexillagra: facilitates hoisting of a flag...
(Lewis Nowitz) Vexillecho: the action to fly a flag because a neighbour from an opposite
ethnic group, political view or teams preference just flew one.
Pasquin) Vexilligneous, adj.: a flag likely to be set on fire during
demonstrations. See vexilloclast.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillocentric, adj.: a just and sensible way approach to reality.
Mertens) Vexilloclast, n.: a maniac who destroys flags.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillofonies people who invent false flags, known in other cultures as
(John Udics) Vexillolalia - word-bandying a standard combination of Latin and Greek
(William Dunning) Vexillolalia, n.: unceasing flag-talk. Only males are afflicted.
Mertens) Vexillomancy, n.: casting the runes, only you don't cast runes, but flags.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillomania, n.: a craving for vexy things. Laudable.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillometer an instrument which can read flags at a distance
Udics) Vexillomorph, adj.: unflaggish.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillomorph, n.: a flaggish non-flag.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillonanism: the action to fly a flag by oneself...
(Marc Pasquin) Vexillophagy, n.: the eating of flags.
(Jan Mertens) Vexillophony - measures of flag sounds
(John Udics) Vexillphobe - Noun, a person who is afraid of flags, (Zach Harden)
Vexillplomacy - Verb, the act of negotiating using flags (Zach Harden)
Veximaven - a flag expert
(William Dunning) Vexincineration - the politically correct term for flag-burning.
Li) Vexipath, n.: a maniac who spouts vex-nonsense.
(Jan Mertens) Vexiphobia - fear of flags
(Phil Nelson) Vexist - Noun, a person who descriminates against flags (a cousin of
vexillphobe), Zach Harden
Vexitarians - people who only fly flags not windsocks.
Dunning) Vexitheology, n.: study and interpretation of the Great God Vexor's creed.
In a narrower sense, the teachings of Vexor as propounded by Prapor, his
(Jan Mertens) Vexitrek is traveling about looking for unusual flags, or perhaps also, by
extension, traveling on flag business.
(William Dunning) Vexment - a costume designed to look like a flag?
(James Dignan) Vex-nonsense, n.: what a vexipath spouts.
(Jan Mertens) Vexobiology, n.: a branch of biology concerned with current flags.
Mertens) Vexoholic - someone who has an adiction to flags and vexillology
Grandqvist) Vexomat - an automate where you can buy flags (mostly seen on
1 Editorial Note and Disclaimer and small print: Any
resemblance to any person other then the editor having a "warped"
sense of humor is purely coincidental - maybe. Any resemblance to any
word in the above list to any real vexillological term is very unlikely,
unrealistic and would be truly wierd. Persons who disagree with the
interpretations of the contributors may be strict vexiherents of vexillological
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