Category Archives: Sniglets

Word of the Week: Elbonics

ELBONICS: \ell-BAHNN-icks\noun: The fierce battle between side-by-side riders to establish ownership of the space between them. [Adapted from Sniglets.] Usage: The guy next to me on the 9:16 to the city was quite large, so the elbonics began pretty much … Continue reading

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What the Kids Are Googling

These Google searches, among many others,¬†brought people to Trainjotting this week. It appears our visitors like drinking on the train (cheers to that!), are more than a little obsessed with the secret platform in Grand Central, and aren’t above a … Continue reading

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Ours Are Much Funnier

It has come to our attention that we’re not the first to come up with glossary terms for railroad commuting. No, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority did this for an ad campaign¬†18 months ago. The Metro said:¬† Sniglets–clever and creative … Continue reading

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