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Tattlesnake

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: tat-tel-snake

Sentence: The maid of honor turned into a tattlesnake the minute she got a microphone in her hand and completely mortified the bride and everyone else at the wedding.

Etymology: tattle: to reveal through gossip + snake: describes a back-stabber or treacherous person

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COMMENTS:

clever - mweinmann, 2009-07-22: 19:53:00

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Blabomination

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /blab-bom-uh-NAY-shun/

Sentence: Susan realized that she should have assigned someone to curb her best friend's consumption of Fuzzy Navel's at her wedding reception when Brandi suddenly grabbed the microphone. Her scandalous chronology of Susan's ex-boyfriends, and her awful breakups with them, was a total blabomination, and was recieved only with shocked silence. Afterward, Susan calmly walked over to the videographer, who had recorded the whole thing, threatened him with violence if didn't edit that speech out of the wedding video, borrowed a phone and tried to find a number for a Homicide Hotline, if there was such a thing.

Etymology: Blab - to reveal indiscreetly and thoughtlessly (back formation from Middle English, blabberen "to talk idly") + Abomination - a vile, shameful, or detestable action (from Latin, abominatus "shun as an ill omen")

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COMMENTS:

A blabariuos success! - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 12:53:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:56:00

Good one, Tigger...I'd have givewn her a punch in the blabdomen! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 22:58:00

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Jabberblabber

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Jabb-ur-blabb-ur

Sentence: Not realising that Tom was the world's worst Jabberblabber, George had confided in him about his cross-dressing habit. So when he accidently let his secret out of the bag during the annual meeting of the local rugby club, he was horrifed and promised himself that from then on he would keep things to himself in future.

Etymology: Jabber(to talk excitedly, nonesensical chatter) Blab(to reveal secrets by indiscreet talk) = Jabberblabber

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COMMENTS:

I think I should be offended by this word but it's very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:57:00

Good thing Jabber's taking this in stride - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 21:18:00

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Informortify

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: INFORM+mORTIFY

Sentence: After she had too much to drink, her loose lips informortified all her friends.

Etymology: INFORM+mORTIFY

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Inappropriyak

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-uh-proh-pree-yak

Sentence: As Blurt and Ernie were checking out at Aberzombie & Snitch, they struck up conversation with the clerk. They told her how their buddy, who was about to get married, was working hard to see how many women he could "be with" before the event. From the look on this woman's face they suddenly felt their inappropriyak may have introduced them to Bob's fiance.

Etymology: inappropriate (not proper or suitable) + yak (to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter)

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Trooble

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: troo-ble

Sentence: As a parish priest, and the ear of the confessional, reverend Tom was privy to everyone's dirty laundry. Unfortunately after a glass of wine or two, he would start to trooble, which wasn't so bad until he starting troobling on the church's new blog... And so now everyone's troobles, were googled.

Etymology: true + trouble

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COMMENTS:

In olden days he would have been known as a troobladour. - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 15:00:00

The sacramental wine turned out to be sacrificial. - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 21:55:00

Good word, wm...it reminded me of that episode on Star Trek, The Trooble with Tribbles! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 23:00:00

fantastic! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-05: 23:51:00

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Wrenchtoast

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: renchtōst

Sentence: Most guests at the wedding were shocked when the maid of honor delivered an alcohol-enhanced wrenchtoast, detailing every foible of the newlyweds. The two divorce lawyers in attendance were practically giddy.

Etymology: wrench i.e. monkey wrench (sabotage) + French toast (bread coated in egg and milk and fried) + toast (a call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honor of a person or thing)

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Truthicide

green

Created by: green

Pronunciation: truth i side

Sentence: The Maid of Honor stood in front of the 250 guests who were gathered to celebrate the nuptials of her best friend, when she suddenly plunged into a truthicide that left everyone wincing and the bride looking at her with daggers.

Etymology: truth suicide

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Shockward

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: shok ward

Sentence: When Melanie got up to give an impromptu speech at her friend Melodie's wedding, people knew that things would become shockward. Melanie had consumed more than her share of bubbly and spoke slurringly, but clearly into the microphone. She was bitter because Melodie was marrying the only man that Melanie had ever loved...the groom, James. Not only did she declare her undying love for him, she announced that she was carrying his baby and wanted him to leave Melodie for her. Even the dance band striking up "YMCA" could not divert people from this debacle.

Etymology: Shock (an unpleasant or disappointing surprise;the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally) & Awkward (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment;not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner)

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Awkwords

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ôkwərds

Sentence: Having been asked to say a few words at his best friend\'s wedding, they all turned out to be awkwords.

Etymology: awkward (uncomfortable or abnormal) + words (something that someone says or writes)

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COMMENTS:

awksidentally good word... - Nosila, 2009-07-23: 01:40:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-04: 00:00:01
Today's definition is inspired by Miranda's moment of honesty during the Wedding Rehearsal scene in the Sex in the City ~ James

scrabbelicious - 2012-01-06: 01:44:00
Nice. The bride's annals inndeed.

'In fact, before she knew her husband...'

DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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