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Old 01-03-22, 08:06 PM  
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This blew my mind.....

Both videofit and vidiot are real words in Words with Friends.
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Old 01-03-22, 08:22 PM  
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I thought the word was created on VF! Here's some history of the word "vidiot", that I found, dating use in the English world to 1949!

https://time.com/74838/you-vidiot-7-...n-you-thought/
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Old 01-03-22, 08:33 PM  
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Then Joni-O needs to make the list. It's a verb
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Old 01-03-22, 09:01 PM  
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The OED needs to update and add a second usage. Though I do often spend more time in a day previewing DVDs than doing them, on whole I don't think I qualify as a couch potato viewer. Or undiscriminating, despite the size of my collection.

From the Time article: 'The Oxford English Dictionary dates the word vidiot back to 1949 and defines one as a habitual, undiscriminating viewer of television or player of video games, a cousin to the lifeless couch potato.'

And why doesn't our spell checker recognize vidiot? Oh, it's my spell checker. Just added it.
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