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Goforgot

Created by: Kennecticut

Pronunciation: gofer got

Sentence: I went to the fridge and immeadiately gofergot why I was there

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

Clever creation. - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 21:23:00

Very good! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-22: 06:40:00

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Whyunwise

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: why - un - wise

Sentence: Whynona, lived in a whyte house. She walked down her whyte hall, to her whybrary room, but when she got there, she asked herself "Why?" Over and over, her searching mind, asked the eternal whyning question: "Why am I here?." By and by, she had to admit she did not know. She remained whyunwise! Shelving it, for the time being, she was heard muttering "Anybody got a whys cracker?"

Etymology: Why: asking for a reason. Unwise: not having the answer. Abreviated form: y & y's ... related to m & m's ... cause I'm wishing this were a sweeter creation ... instead of the usual so and so!

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COMMENTS:

Oh ... by the way ... Whynona's house is not in Whyoming! Her song of the day is Why? Why, oh why did I ever leave Whyoming." - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 01:33:00

I don't know why, but I love the story. Maybe Whynona will see a whynoceros if she drinks enough whyne. Why, Why, Why, DeWhywa??? - Nosila, 2008-03-21: 02:05:00

I am enjoying your enhancements above ... to story and music both! That is much better song! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 02:38:00

whys words - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-21: 11:50:00

Some many questions; some few answers! Great sentence and words! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 00:53:00

I think maybe Whynona is simply a whyner, or maybe a whyar? I would hope she'd whyse up. - Mustang, 2008-03-22: 04:36:00

So glad this was good for inspiring a few more creative laughs! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-22: 14:18:00

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Celloblivisci

Created by: AetherStar

Pronunciation: SELL-OBLIVion-whISKEY

Sentence: Sarah was cellobliviscing since she forgot why she entered the bathroom. John had a big problem. He entered the shed in complete celloblivisci, and the only reason for being there that he could come up with was 'something to do with the hose'.

Etymology: It's 'cella' (latin for room) plus 'oblivisci' (latin for forget).

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Dejaknew

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: day/zha/noo (like "deja vu")

Sentence: Shelley knew she had come into the loo with something to do, but now she had no clue what to do. Another moment of deja knew. Or deja loo.

Etymology: deja vu (Fr. "already seen") + knew

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COMMENTS:

Intriguing! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 02:29:00

Shelley must be a Dr. Zeus fan - bookowl, 2008-03-21: 15:04:00

Dejectable! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 00:35:00

Gezhundeit!! - Mustang, 2008-03-22: 08:10:00

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Epiphoney

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: I-pif-foe-nee

Sentence: Charlotte hated these epiphonies. It seemed, increasingly, the minute she passed from one room to another, especially through a doorway, rather than remembering why she had gone there in first place, it would suddenly hit her that she couldn't even remember! Well, at least, she told herself, she could remember that. Usually retracing her steps helped, although it was embarrassing when it involved entering and reentering the front door of her apartment.

Etymology: A play on words, taken from "epiphany," meaning an intuitive leap of understanding especially through ordinary circumstances + "phoney," meaning false.

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Enterhunce

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: en-ter-huh ns

Sentence: Every time I went back into my room I had a feeling of enterhunce. It wasn't until I'd locked myself out that I realized I'd forgotten my keys.

Etymology: From "entrance" and "huh" trying to give that "what was going on just now" sound to match the feeling itself.

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Whereamibouts

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ware/am/I/bouts

Sentence: I enter a room - I look around - I am faced with the eternal question - whereamIbouts?

Etymology: whereabouts + where am I + bouts (of forgetfulness)

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COMMENTS:

luv the etymology and word ... cries out like the lost child in all of us when this happens! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-13: 12:21:00

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Flushturd

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: flush/terd

Sentence: She was completely flushturd as she looked around the bathroom. Was she supposed to let out the bathwater or flush the toilet?

Etymology: flustered + flush + (you know)

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COMMENTS:

Another way to say "Oh S**t! when we forget! Wow! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-13: 11:58:00

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Sublimaction

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: sub-lim-ak-shun

Sentence: Darlene stared blankly at the receptionist as she entered the hospital, dazed with sudden sublimaction. "What the hell am I doing here?" she silently thought, as she reached to quizzically scratch her head with her bloodied stump of an arm.

Etymology: sublimation - to pass directly from a solid to a gas; action - something that is done; thus, the evolution of a solid purpose into an fleeting notion that melts into the ether

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very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-21: 11:47:00

You write horror stories as well as S Crane! Very astute creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 13:30:00

petaj stump - how about sub limb action - petaj, 2008-03-21: 23:49:00

Seems Darlene has been left out on a limb. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 01:05:00

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Roomnesia

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: room-nee-zhuh

Sentence: Cindy was busy reading the novel she had borrowed from her friend when she was remembered that she she had not yet taken something out of the freezer for her dinner. By the time she made it to the kitchen she was struck by a case of roomnesia, unable to remember why she had made the journey. She had to return to her book and read three more chapters before the thought came back to her.

Etymology: room (a portion of space within a building or other structure, separated by walls or partitions from other parts) + amnesia (loss of a large block of interrelated memories)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Jamagra. Thank you Jamagra. ~ James

arrrteest - 2008-03-21: 01:10:00
Been there many a time. It is weird when it happens when you're driving.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 02:04:00
Whysly done, you Whys ones, Jamagra and James! (big silly grin/wink)

ErWenn - 2008-03-21: 02:06:00
Now this is a concept that genuinely needs a good word.

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:27:00
James! How did you know about my harvest gold toilet?!

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:32:00
James! How did you know about my harvest gold toilet?!

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:34:00
Ack. Sorry about the deux referring to the loo.

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 05:30:00
I'm curious as to why there's a carrot in her cleavage. Perhaps she was going there to eat it?

stache - 2008-03-21: 09:08:00
looks like a band-aid to me. great toon in any event. captures the feeling to a tee. and I should know.

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 12:19:00
BTW, lovely toilet jamagra, but you really should remove the band-aid/carrot before you pose for pictures with it.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 13:20:00
Brings a whole new meaning to the expression carrot top!

stache - 2008-03-21: 13:57:00
On third look I think it's merely an alluring peek at the d'ecolletage. Or else her bra is showing.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:19:00
I don't think the foreign object is her decollete, stache. I think it may be a partially-developed conjoined twin. More to the point, I'm pretty sure I know why she went into the WC: She was trying to find a "W".

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 14:22:00
The band-aided carrot in the cleavage is sort of an Easter tradition at my house. Don't ask. heh.

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:25:00
mmmmmm. band-aids and carrots.

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:26:00
mmmmmmmm. partially-developed conjoined twins.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 14:31:00
I think it's a carrot, a d'ecolletaged carrot. I thought it'd be better to use a carrot rather than a stick. Besides the stick is Jamagra's harvest gold toilet. ~ James

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:35:00
mmmmmmmm. partially-developed conjoined twins.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:43:00
See, that's the problem with this world. There are plenty of religious holidays that feature band-aided carrots, but not a single one that features partially-developed conjoined twins. If that's not descrimination, I don't know what is. I mean, who speaks for them? Besides the fully-developed twins to which they are joined, that is.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:47:00
I'VE ASKED YOU THREE TIMES!!!

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:47:00
I DIDN'T MEAN TO, BUT, DANG IT, I DID!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 14:51:00
I think the conjoined twins problem is replicating itself. I will fix this, one moment please... ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 15:06:00
There I fixed it. And I added safety valve which will prevent accidental repeat flushing -- oops I mean posting. ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 18:45:00
Ah, sounds like a Kohler. Whooooosh! I dunno Jamagra, I think I'd remove that injured carrot before the Easter Buny comes sniffin' around. But then again...

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 20:11:00
BTW James, great toon! Actually laughed out loud at this one, and the one a few days ago, but I forget what it was. Um, I took a trip to toonesia?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 22:44:00
Thanks Purple! Perhaps the carrot catered to an obsession with vegetables? ~ James

Nosila - 2008-03-21: 23:59:00
Hello? It's Easter. Of course you'd place a carrot there to ensure the Easter Bunny might bring you something...DUH! Lettuce cornsider what would turnip with a bean there, done that attitude; a higher celery;frequent leeks; a Satsquash; and pepper that with the BEETles; Italian Scallions; and I'd haqve been on Okra Winfrey!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-23: 20:09:00
HA! Lovely comment to endive the weekend!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-28: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by Jamagra. Thank you Jamagra. ~ James

'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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