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Ordinerdy

Top verboticism of the day created by mrskellyscl

DEFINITION: n., A "talent" for which an individual takes a great deal of personal pride, even though it is just a common, mundane skill that almost everyone can do. v., To take pride in a special talent which in fact is not special at all.

Pronunciation: or-di-ner-dy

Sentence: Jack's mom thought he was a genius because he passed Math, but in fact, he was quite ordinerdy.

Etymology: ordinary: mundane = nerd: a person accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits, but socially inept

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Created by: mrskellyscl.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-25: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by zebrahdh. Thank you zebrahdh. ~ James

zebrahdh - 2008-01-25: 05:24:00
When I suggested this one, I just knew it was a winner! :)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-15: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by zebrahdh. Thank you zebrahdh. ~ James

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