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Walluppoll

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: wal lup pole

Sentence: "You spend too long voting on that Verbotomy site each day", she said as she gave him a walluppoll with a skillet.

Etymology: Rhymes with Gallup Poll (A poll of the opinion of randomly chosen persons, used to represent the opinion of the public; a barometer of public opinion particularly used at election time) & Wallop ( a severe blow;a forceful consequence; a strong effect;defeat soundly and utterly; hit hard) & Poll (the part of the head between the ears;an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people)

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:38:00

I've heard that sentence before! - splendiction, 2009-04-29: 22:29:00

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Potulance

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: paht-chew-luhnce

Sentence: Kate's moods and irritability were so predictable Pete knew the moment he heard the kitchen cupboard doors squeak open he was in for a barrage of her potulance.

Etymology: Using PETULANCE, meaning ill humor, irritability + POT

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mrskellyscl good one! - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-29: 09:15:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:39:00

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Rollingpincentive

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: roh-ling-pin-sen-tiv

Sentence: Whitey doesn't always agree with Ginny's way of doing things. In these cases she would persuade him with a dose of rollingpincentive. As a result, Whitey's noggin has more lumps than grandma's gravy.

Etymology: rolling pin (a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough) + incentive (something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity)

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Panskullet

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan + skul + let

Sentence: Marjorie gave Henry a hard panskullet to the side of his head everytime he did not do her bidding, did her bidding badly, bid incorrectly, or just plain annoyed her.

Etymology: Pan(skillet,make a sweeping movement), Skull (the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates), Skillet (A pan for frying, generally large and heavy)

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Naize

Created by: Faherty94

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Potsuade

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: pot swayd

Sentence: As usual I'll have to potsuade Doug to wash the car because he never does what i tell him

Etymology: Pot + persuade

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Vesseluviate

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: vessel oo vee eight

Sentence: The charming inner suburban workers' cottage that was home to Dean and Jayne was an architectural highlight of their cul-de-sac. Little did passers-by know, the idyllic facade obscured the explosive domestic melee's within. Hardly a night went by when a wall was not sullied by Jayne's attempts to vesseluviate Dean with whatever utensil lay close at hand.

Etymology: Vessel: Object for containing things. Vesuviate: To erupt violently.

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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Thwappott

Created by: smithkr3

Pronunciation: Thwapp et

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Housewhack

Created by: EpicButCrazy

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-29: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by an anonymous voter! ~ James

'Why won't you stop the anonymous voting?'

DEFINITION: v. To whack someone over the head with a pot (or any other handy utensil), because they won't do what you say. n. A complaint about someone who doesn't do things the way you want.

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