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Turmtoil

Top verboticism of the day created by remistram

DEFINITION: n. A person who gets completely disoriented whenever they try to do more that one thing at a time. v. To make a big mess because you are trying to do too many things at once.

Pronunciation: term-toil

Sentence: He became so turmtoiled when he was making dessert that he put his Blackberry in the fridge, the milk in his man purse, the eggs in the dishwasher, and the ice cream in the oven.

Etymology: turmoil (state of disorder, uproar, confusion) + toil (hard work, labourious task)

Created by: remistram.

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Good job! I was pluralost trying to figure out a word for this definition. - hyperborean, 2009-05-14: 12:35:00

Shatterscattered: /shatt-ur-scat-urd/ Man, you are so "shatterscattered"....every time you try to do more than one thing, you screw em both up. Etymology: shattered--obvious scattered--someone who is experiencing mental disarray. Created by: logan260.
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artr Punitasker: /pyoōnētaskr/ Julia had to work last Saturday so she asked John to take care or fixing dinner. Knowing that he had little experience in the kitchen, she detailed everything he needed to do. He followed her instructions to the letter. He seared and cooked the steaks, prepared the mashed potatoes and vegetables. He even heated an apple pie for dessert. Unfortunately, John is not only a uni-tasker he is a punitasker. Not being able to manage the details and timing involved in getting it all done at the same time he did them in sequence. First he cooked the meat, then the vegetables and so on. After each step he would add the component to a plate and put it in the warmer oven. By the time Julia got home the steaks had the same consistency as the china. That’s when John displayed his one real talent. He placed an order with the local Chinese restaurant. John’s cooking didn’t go completely to waste. The baby carrots he cooked worked perfectly as toothpicks. Etymology: puny (small and weak) + task (a piece of work to be done or undertaken) play on uni-tasker (something that has only one function) Created by: artr.
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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-13: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by mweinmann Thank you mweinmann ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-24: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by mweinmann. Thank you mweinmann. ~ James

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