Gruntelope

Disastrous fortune! Damn our luck! We spied the gruntelope Heaving monstrous, muddy breaths Rolling slumb'rous on the slope Guide and giver, Yuptet raised A twig-like hand up to his brow And pointing with the other, lowed "Alack, there goes the sow." "Level not thine eyes to theirs lest they fix us adversaries, a threat to mate and …

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Brain Burner Disease

A highly contagious illness found throughout the Known Universe but wholly alien in the Goonscape. Brain Burners Disease is thought to have first emerged sometime in the 19th century in Western Europe. Sufferers have installed dozens and dozens of back burners to their conscious mind, resulting in an overly concave memory recess and insufficient attention …

Goonscoptic Physics

Goonscoptic Physics is the astrophysical study of the theory of the Goonscape. The field is studied largely by extremist members of Godsbeam who believe in the tenet of pilgrimage*. In 2040, 2 in every 3 goonscoptic physicists was a follower of Godsbeam. The Institute for Goonscoptic Science was founded in 2033 by 14 members of Godsbeam. * Fringe …

The Broken Soil

The Broken Soil (Hib-ai Klinjustuh gra) is a goontext that fell out of the Goonscape and into the known universe in the 1980 Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult tour, "Black and Blue" while they were performing in Uniondale, New York. It was discovered by Julian "Jose" Cantor who kept it in his personal library …

Goonbarrowing

Goonbarrowing (variant: goonborrowing)-- To borrow something that was originally yours but has been taken away.  The meaning comes from a poem from Glijmo Yoll's Goon Scrolls describing a protagonist Hirreli who takes back the silk stockings she was swindled out of during a crooked game of Pilly-Snigg (a combination of poker and cups). She hides them …