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NODgeball (11)

blending NOD (night of decadence) and dodgeball (the dod is clipped off); noun
Dodgeball played on the night of NOD
 
Narrowing of dodgeball to specifically dodgeball played on the night of NOD. Used by Rice students to describe what the alternative is to NOD and NOI. NODodgeball is a strongly evocative analogy to dodgeball.
Etymology : NOD: Acronym from Night of Decadence Dodgeball: According to the OED, "n. orig. U.S. a game in which the object is to throw a ball so that it hits and thereby eliminates other players" from 1900.
Source : 09/23/13 Talking to upperclassmen. "...or you could go to NODgeball".
Last modified: 25 November 2013


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