This does not include words that Seinfeld coined, like “Festivus,” nor does it include phrases, like “close talker.” It is simply single words or names that pre-dated Seinfeld.
Normal definition: A small sweet cake, typically round, flat, and crisp.
Seinfeld definition: Something to refer to for the key to racial harmony, particularly when said cookie is of the black and white variety.
“Look to the cookie.”
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Normal definition: A movie listing and information service — originally a phone number, now a website — from which moviegoers can obtain local showtimes, theatre information, film reviews, or advance tickets.
Seinfeld definition: What Kramer pretends to be when his phone number becomes one digit off from Moviefone’s.
“Why don’t you just tell me the name of the movie you’ve selected?”
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Normal definition: The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
Seinfeld definition: A phrase used in self-help tapes that ultimately creates the opposite of the desired effect. Not intended to be yelled.
See more: Insanity later; hoochie mama; Lloyd Braun.
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