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'May I ask, what are you doing?'

DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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Terraprehendive

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Madge was stunned when her terraprehendive blind date started licking up the tapioca he spilled on the floor.

Etymology: Terra= Earth Prehend= to grab Dive= as in to dive to the ground. Also: Terra+endive Earth lettuce

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Whoopsidining

Created by: Anthporter

Pronunciation: hwoop-see-die-ning

Sentence: Todd went whoopsidining after Rachel spilled her chocolate mousse. It was disgusting!

Etymology: Whoops + ups-a-daisy + Dining

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Dropslob

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The dropslob found himself in an embarrassing situation when he was discovered snacking under the dining table where his young sister-in-law enjoyed her birthday cake.

Etymology: to drop + slob, disgusting

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Dedirt

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: duh-DURT

Sentence: Alex was not about to let the doughnut his clumsy date dropped go to waste, and he gobbled up the dedirt.

Etymology: dessert + dirt

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Blitzonomy

Created by: bigdude1o1

Pronunciation:

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Smorgasfloorboard

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smȯr-gəs-flohr-bȯrd

Sentence: As a salesman, Ted practically lives in his car. Breakfast, lunch and often dinner are consumed behind the wheel. Ted is a strong believer in the 5-second (plus) rule. He looks at his car as a smorgasfloorboard.

Etymology: smorgasbord (buffet-style food ) + floorboard (the floor of an automobile )

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Spotluck

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: spot/luk

Sentence: Muffy the poodle had gotten used to the fact that family parties were no longer a smorgasbord of tasty delights. Ever since her family was introduced to the "If you pick it up within five seconds AND kiss it up to God it is clean and safe to eat" by that little brat Megan, Muffy had not enjoyed the family potlucks much anymore. She has settled however for the first hour or so, when all the guests are gone and the Mom person is cleaning up. The spotluck that is left behind by all the "five second" droppings isn't as filling, but almost as tasty.

Etymology: From Potluck: A potluck is a gathering of people where each person is expected to bring a dish of food to be shared among the group.

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COMMENTS:

Love it...spot on! - Nosila, 2008-09-30: 22:48:00

Thanks Nose! - lumina, 2008-09-30: 23:37:00

metrohumanx A supremely satisfying sentence....and a lesson for us all. Great job, gemini. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-01: 13:39:00

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Lamineat

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lamənēt

Sentence: A true believer in the 5-second rule, Bob is likely to lamineat anything that hits the floor. His mother would fuss at him until she dropped one of her favorite cookies. She practically knocked him into the next room retrieving it.

Etymology: laminate (manufactured by placing layer on layer) + eat (put food into the mouth and chew and swallow it)

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Pentagabite

Created by: egyptodd

Pronunciation: pen-tah-guh-bite

Sentence: A cookie changes to a pentagabite in the slippery hands of a toddler

Etymology: pentagon (from 5-second rule) + bite

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Flotsyum

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: FLOTZ - yum. In time, no doubt, the "Y" would be lost & the pron would become: flotzum.

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any flotsyum hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of flotsam & yum: By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. Upgrub: grub: "food" & vb: to forage. Barcoo sandwich: Any outback food considered to be inedible, as (humorously) a goanna between two slabs of bark.

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COMMENTS:

Bob could have a jetsammich with his flotsyum. They both sound pretty Barcoo to me. Great word and sentence as usual OZ! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:23:00

love upgrubbed as well - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:07:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James