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'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Critterpard

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CRIT-er-pard

Sentence: Lucy and Lamar had raised their poodle, Pepe' since he was born and Pepe' believed they were all critterpards, equals in every regard and he joined them in all activities from meals to bedtime.

Etymology: Blend of critter (animal) and Pard (euphemism for partner)

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Xenocturnalia

Created by: XMbIPb

Pronunciation: /ze-noc-tur-na-li-a/

Sentence: Sleeping on the same bed with Clarisse Starling is one thing, but this was above and beyond the XENOCTURNALIA that Daizy the Sheep signed up for when it joined agent Starling to be a true and faithful sidekick. As Hannibal Lecter smiled and whispered his customary: “Good evening Clarisse,” the poor lamb went silent and quietly left the bedroom.

Etymology: XENO - prefix that usually refers to an across-species process or act (e.g. XENOtransplantation; XENOgraft); NOCTURNAL - night-related, usually sleep related; -ALIA - a suffix reserved for a ritual of a sexually suggestive nature (e.g. SaturnALIA)

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karenanne "Merino" - I got it - as in a breed of sheep. HA - good one! - karenanne, 2010-05-21: 15:17:00

karenanne Oops - sorry - I entered my comment in the wrong place. But for yours - I like how the "lamb went silent" - good movie reference! - karenanne, 2010-05-21: 15:19:00

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Capetulate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: kə-pěch'ə-lāt'

Sentence: Cindy's cat Nigel was so used to sleeping with her that she and Tim were forced to capetulate when he started sleeping over.

Etymology: capitulate, to surrender unconditionally + (to one's) pet

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COMMENTS:

The one letter changes embedding one word in another are ever so clerver. Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 21:55:00

It's the year of the cat; sorry the rat. Perhaps there hope yet! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:09:00

excellent - bookowl, 2008-03-14: 14:29:00

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Anoysle

Created by: coolkids58

Pronunciation: Anoeeslee

Sentence: they anoyslee their pet

Etymology:

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men aj er ee a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wondered about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread","Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy","Ride a Limousin" and "DetOX" took on a whole new meaning for him. And many's a night he awoke Friesian because someone had steered the covers off him or he had a very sharp pain in his calf! Every morning, there was a stampede for the bathroom. At this rate,he would never be a fodder. Cud this couple live happily heifer after?

Etymology: Menagerie (zoo) & Menage a Trois (threesome)

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Hogsquash

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Hog-sk-wosh

Sentence: Ever since Lydia aquired her pot-bellied pig, Porky, she had allowed him to sleep in her bed at night. That was fine util her boyfriend Dave moved in. Then every night turned into a hogsquash, Porky would end up under the covers 'hogging' the lot and taking up all the space, eventually forcing Dave into the spare room.

Etymology: Hog(a pig) + Squash(force or squeeze into a restricted space) = Hogsquash

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COMMENTS:

has a certain jene sais quoi! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-06: 07:26:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-06: 10:47:00

Fermez la pork! - Nosila, 2009-01-06: 23:31:00

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Petish

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: PET ish

Sentence: She always talks about and obsesses over whether her cat is okay or not and this petish of hers is causing us problems.

Etymology: FETISH: the fact that a person spends too much time doing or thinking about a particular thing PET: an animal or bird etc. that we keep in our home for pleasure

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Snugglemugger

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snəgəlməgər

Sentence: Rudy limped into work suffering muscle aches and sore joints having been animauled by his not-so-tiny mastiff the night before. It seemed very cute when his little puppy wanted to sleep in the bed. Now he is a snugglemugger.

Etymology: snuggle (settle or move into a warm, comfortable position) + mugger (a person who attacks and robs another in a public place)

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Bunkimal

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: bunk-i-mal

Sentence: What's that in our bed? Oh, Spot is a bunkimal.

Etymology: bunk-bed animal

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Bedcritter

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bed - crit - er

Sentence: No bed-sitter of a bed-critter, is likely to become bed litter disturbing my bed rest with bedlamb! I'm not sheepish about saying who sleeps in my bed. I'm not into any dam pillow talks. I don't want to be rammed into any pillow fights! As for ewe, Ozziebob ... I've retired from counting your sheep! No more shortsheeping my bed!

Etymology: Bed: place of sleep Critter: animal/pet.

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COMMENTS:

Oh Yeah! My song for today is Wooly Bully by Sam the (Pillow) Sham! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:02:00

Matty told Hatty about a thing she saw. Had two big horns and a wooly jaw. Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Matty told Hatty: "That's the thing to do. Get you someone really to pull the wool with you." Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:06:00

Hey there Little Red Riding Hood -watch out for the wolf in sheep's clothing! Think I'll stay away from "Sam the Sham" for I'm a bit petsiclined, " She's got Ewe". - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:46:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-13: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-21: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

karenanne karenanne - 2010-05-21: 16:40:00
Elsie looks CUDly but she needs to MOOve over a little bit. I think that couple should HOOF it on over to a COWnselor tomorrow for advice.

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