It’s a perfectly cromulent word!

Cromulent is a word used by the schoolteacher, Miss Hoover, in an episode of The Simpsons, in which she defended one made-up word by making up another: “It’s a perfectly cromulent word.” Since it is used in an ironical sense to mean legitimate, in reality, it is spurious and not at all legitimate. The user assumes common knowledge of the inherent “Simpsons” reference. It has come to be used with tongue in cheek, or with the intent to insult high talkers, English majors and otherwise insufferable people who feel the need to correct others.

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