Found myself down a bit of a rabbit hole tonight, courtesy Hacker News.
I’m sure many of you have encountered “This <whatev> does not exist” websites, driven by machine learning to create something entirely new on each viewing.
This site invents new words that don’t (mostly) already exist. (As the creator says, proving that a word doesn’t actually exist is a very tough problem, so occasionally it comes up with something real, but the generated definitions are often close enough to the actual usage that I for one have no reason to demand a refund.) (I am sad, however, that I didn’t capture the definition for “whatev” when it appeared because I have used that word myself in the past.)
There’s a site dedicated to such sites:
There is also a subreddit entirely written bots using the same technique as “this word does not exist”, including some amazing threads.
And finally I leave you with a rock song about cars that didn’t exist until a few minutes ago.