A Sniglet is a made up word. Richard Hall (Not Necessarily the News,
HBO, Sat. night Live) published several Sniglet books.
Shacharace - The mad dash to finish Shacharis especially on weekdays
Talistless - forgetting to bring your tallis to shul
Tfillines - The marks left on your arm after you take off the tfillin
(I saw this in the Jewish Press Purim issue a while ago)
Musaphering - Waiting for a chazan who drags out kedusha during musaph
The Bein Hashmashot Zone - Jewish equivalent of the twilight zone.
More commonly called "The 18 minute Zone".
Kiddash - the mad rush to get to the Shabat Kiddush
Hagbotch - Someone who flubs hagbah
Havdalust - that yearning you get on the long summer days wishing
Shabbat would be done already
Besamimic - the fake sniffing sounds people make as if they are
smelling besamim even though the're not
Kipunt - any attempt to kick a falling yalmuke before it touches the
Yarmulcult - The current "fad" of other religions to wear colorful
Jewish looking yarmulkes on their heads, beacuse it's fashionable.
Chewlent - The hard tough crust on the top of the chulent
Kishcake - The crust stuck to the kishke wax
Kishcase - the wax that holds the kishke together
Keichalla - Any usage of egg keichel as a sandwhich board such as
placing a piece of herring between two keichels, or using the
keichel to mop up the herring sauce
Esrogaine - What you need after you pay the high price for an esrog.
Aridvos - arovos that have been stripped of their leaves
Asher yatzurres - the bracha you should make if you're constipated
Arbah Kanfostration - The annoyance of getting your tztitzit caught
in your pant's zipper.
Tzitzistics - The act of counting how many tzitzis you have.
Shaboss - The mother who gives her children strict rules about
cleaning up before Shabbat.
Shabbes Stick - Any lipstick that is permissible for use on
Adon Adon Olam - The boy who sings Adon olam in the shul. Not
to be confused with the "Ani Anim Zemirot" and the "En
Siduream - Assortment of torn siddur pages or clips stuck into a
Drashush - Sounds the congregation makes requesting that people be quiet
for the rav’s drasha
Mazal Toffees - The hard candies thrown at a chatan at his aufruf.
Od Yesmash - The act of breaking the glass under the chuppah.
Aidems - The strong men who are called upon to lift the chatan an
dkallah during the dancing.
Badekink - Any flaw the kallah's parents find at the last second
such as smudged lipstick, eye shadow, a broken heel, etc.
Temple Alav Hashalom - Any temple where the weekly Yahrtzeit
list is larger than the number of shul attendants.
Posul trussle - The gartel (rope, string) tied on the outside of an
unusable Sefer Torah
Ducheninkompoop - a Kohen who intentionally decides that during
duchening, he will sing his own unique tune.
Nagel Vassearch - (note: nowadays, less of a problem); The act of
finding a dry clean place to dry your hands on that huge long
"conveyor" towel that came out of a dispenser.
Tachachamun - Someone who figures out a way to avoid saying
Tachanun by finding a shul that has a chatan or a brit, etc.
Shtiebl-bul - The assortment of unstacked, tossed about
chumashim, siddurim and other sefarim found in shtiebls.