lamecalling - The sort of namecalling seen on Internet discussion boards. Namecalling so lame it’s no fun at all. The kind where the response is always along the lines, “Alright already. Stop with the ad hominem attacks.” The response is almost invariably made by someone anxious to show the extent of her Latin vocabulary — someone who concurrently shows her poor grasp of English by writing “alright” rather than “all right.”

e.g., So, who do you think’s the worst lamecaller on Punch/CounterPunch these days?

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