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Lecrushet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: leh kruhsh ay

Sentence: Her lecrushet reestablished the pecking order in the kitchen. From now on the only sauce in that kitchen would be edible.

Etymology: le creuset (heavy pots, pans andcasseroles)crush

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COMMENTS:

funny said with a French accent - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:37:00

Un mot formidable, cheri(e)! - Nosila, 2009-04-29: 18:31:00

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Differenceofopanion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dih fer en sov oh pahn yun

Sentence: Mr. Velcro wasn't as smooth as he thought, judging by the scars received from his latest differenceofopanion

Etymology: difference of opinion, pan

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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

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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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Spatulicks

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spachəlikz

Sentence: Lidia likes her boyfriend to help her in the kitchen. He isn’t so willing to volunteer. She doesn’t tolerate any variance from her way of doing things. Whatever utensil she has in her hand may be used to correct his technique. He might end up with spatulicks, ladlelumps or even whiskwhacks. He makes a point of leaving the room whenever she is working with a knife or fork.

Etymology: spatula (an implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade, used for mixing and spreading things) + licks (a smart blow)

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Potsquabble

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: pah t sk waab el

Sentence: Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand...

Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight)

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COMMENTS:

Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

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Wisesmack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: waIZ 'smaK

Sentence: “SMACK!” She delivered a quick decisive wisesmack after he whispered, “Yes, YOU’RE ALWAYS RIGHT...except in this case”.

Etymology: A play on the word WISECRACK. It is from WISE (smart) and SMACK: a rough blow (often to the head with whatever object is closest at hand) delivered like a wise or smart remark.

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Whinerack

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyne rak

Sentence: When Crackin' Rosie could not get her way with her spouse, Corky Merlot, she would use the wine rack as a whinerack and sack him on the head. He was mulling over grabbing a cab and leaving her to cross the bordeaux,and run off with his girlfriend, Sweet Sherry. To his riesling, any port in a storm was better than living a lie and becoming Pinot keyo. Being married to Rosie had become a real champain.

Etymology: Whine (to complain;a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way)& Rack (torment emotionally or mentally;an instrument of torture)& Wordplay on Wine Rack (a wooden or metal frame used to store bottles of wine horizontally)

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karenanne Pinot keyo - I had to sound that out, then I got it! Funny... : ) - karenanne, 2010-11-11: 16:25:00

I heard of a wine for seniors...you can drink it all night and not have to get up to visit the toilet...it's called Pinot More! - Nosila, 2010-11-11: 18:55:00

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Powerfool

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Created by: fabdiva

Pronunciation: pow-erh-fool

Sentence: After a powerfool conversation, Jeremy concluded that shoe shopping with Amber was more appealing than watching the baseball.

Etymology: Power - the ability to influence others/strength. Fool - a silly person/trick or deceive.

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Comments:

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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