Colin: You heard it supposedly cost the NYT $40 million to develop their paywall right?
'Ili: I didn't follow through and actually read anything about it, but I heard that yeah.
'Ili: It was one of those “I'm simultaneously shocked and yet not shocked at all” things.
Colin: hahaha yeah, exactly.
Colin: There’s gotta be a word for that.
Colin: (If not, we shall create one.)
'Ili: We just need to get someone to translate it into German and then use that as a loanword.
'Ili: That's how language works.
Colin: Ich bin schockiert und gleichzeitig noch nicht schockiert überhaupt.
Colin: So, by the “German has no spaces” property.
'Ili: I'm alerting the OED committee immediately to see if we can get an emergency addendum.
Colin: Their version of the bat signal just has the word “LOL” in it.
'Ili: Actually it's a picture of Samuel Johnson glaring.