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Appotizer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ap o ty zer

Sentence: Jimmy had developed the perfect appotizer for the kitchen. But why didn't his meals smell as good as they looked on his screen? Cooking 4 Stars in 3D just had not reached that stage yet.

Etymology: App (short for application...a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task) & Appetizer (food or drink to stimulate the appetite)

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Panacellea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pan-uh-SEL-ee-uh

Sentence: Although bistromathics was Douglas Adams’ term for the crazy difficulty of dividing up l’addition at a restaurant properly, Bob thought that he had gone one step further by inventing the panacellea, a cell phone that reads the menu, orders a meal for each diner, cooks it and calculates each diner's tab etc. However, his troubles soon began when a hors d' trojan entered his gourmetic gizmo and he was billed for more than a million dollars.

Etymology: Mixture of PANACEA: an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties; PAN: all whole, entire 2. PAN: bread; food or sustenance; & CELL: as in cellphone.

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COMMENTS:

Pantastic - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:55:00

terrific sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:41:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-27: 02:33:00

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Panpaltry

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: pan-PAL-tree

Sentence: Veejay was constantly amazed by modern technology. His three-minute egg timer only set him back $59.95 per month with a two year commitment. But it was SO much more than a communication device. It was a full-blown ringamajig, and he was proud of it. To Veejay his phone was a PANPALTRY without which his traditional lemon curry dishes would be impossible to prepare. It was a wondrously indispensable tool, a symbol of his upward mobility, and the world's only splatula which could download ringtones. Unfortunately, it left a metallic aftertaste in the falafels.

Etymology: PANtry+PAL+panTRY=PANPALTRY.....PANTRY:a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order;Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis.....PAL:a close friend;Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Take THAT, Chef of The Future! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-26: 01:47:00

some cell phones are actually thin enough now to be used as spatulas - nice to know in an emergeny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

should have been emergency - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the panpaltry over night? Thanks for the great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:58:00

Not a paltry effort...it's pantastic! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:10:00

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Motorollingpin

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: moe/tor/owe/ling/pin

Sentence: Honey - can you call my motorollingpin for me? I was using it to make pastry this morning and I seem to have misplaced it. (brrrriiinnnggg) Thanks I found it, right next to the fidoughhook.

Etymology: motorolla + rolling pin

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COMMENTS:

GlobalGallery LOL! very funny. I used one to roll out some potato pasta. I really love fresh gnocchia. - GlobalGallery, 2009-01-26: 06:37:00

Way to really brrrriiinnnggg it on! LOL - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:49:00

Very funny: Makes me think of songs about food: Here's a "musical morsel" Can the Motorollingpin help this poor man? On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, When somebody sneezed. It rolled off the table, And on to the floor, And then my poor meatball, Rolled out of the door. It rolled in the garden, And under a bush, And then my poor meatball, Was nothing but mush. The mush was as tasty As tasty could be, And then the next summer, It grew into a tree. The tree was all covered, All covered with moss, And on it grew meatballs, And tomato sauce. So if you eat spaghetti, All covered with cheese, Hold on to your meatball, Whenever you sneeze - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:55:00

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Recellcle

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ree-sell-kul

Sentence: Bronwyn was so into recellcling she set up a craft co-op with her two best friends called Three Bored Housewives. Each year they were able to give the profits back to their local school system which paid the salary of an IT Director.

Etymology: A play on recycle...

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Kcellomatic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kay sell o mat tik

Sentence: Vince was always coming up with great moneymaking schemes and ideas for new products. His most recent was the kcellomatic...the cell phone that can dice, slice, chop, pulverize and add lots of nutrition to your pizza and other fast foods by adding finely chopped up fruits and veggies to fool the family. In between slicing and dicing, you can call friends, text people and take photos of the chopped thingies on top of your meals. Vince would do fine until he asked the potential client if they wanted to see his crushed nuts.

Etymology: Kcell (Kaytell - famous inventor of household gimmicks sold on TV) & Cell (as in cell phone) & Vegomatic (one of the original inventions of Popeil,sold through paid programming, designed to make life easier for the little woman!)

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Appliancell

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: əˈplīənsel

Sentence: If Shawn could have his cell phone grafted into his body he would. In the kitchen it's not just a phone, it's an appliancell. More than just recipes he finds instructional videos on YouTube. If it could dispense butter he would be all the happier.

Etymology: appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one) + Cell[phone] (a telephone with access to a cellular radio network)

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence and word. Many, like Shawn, would graft their cell phone to them if they could. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:57:00

i think I know Shawn! - wayoffcenter, 2009-01-26: 10:00:00

Can it stop a snack attack? - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:12:00

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Caterang

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: kay-ta-rang

Sentence: Pierre was run off his feet over Christmas. His new restaurant 'Zheezhwaa' was the hottest place in town. Managing the bookings, and the menu, was a real challenge but it was doable thanks to the caterang ability of Pierre's new cellphone. He kept it well charged fearing the chaos that would ensue if it were to fail.

Etymology: 1.cater - to supply food that is ready to eat. 2.rang - alerted with a bell, to have made contact via a telephone.

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COMMENTS:

Pierre sounds a bit orangutangy to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:07:00

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Cellinsautee

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: cell-in-sal-tay

Sentence: Tom's new cellinsautee phone was the perfect tool in his kitchen. He could fry and egg and talk to his Mother at the same time.

Etymology: Cell - Short for a cellphone; a hand-held mobile radio telephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. Sautee - a method of cooking food that uses a small amount of fat in a shallow pan over relatively high heat.

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Quank

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Qu-ank

Sentence: A coughing sound made by a duck with Ebola.

Etymology: Onomatopoeia, spelled as best as I could

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COMMENTS:

Eat it - Ducks, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-01-26: 09:30:00
Thought this T. S. Elliot quote was worth sharing: "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning."

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-26: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-10: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

'My new phone really cooks.'

DEFINITION: n. A cell phone which is used to keep grocery lists, find recipes, photograph food, set timers, convert measurements, and play the Macarena while you cook. v. To use your cell phone as a kitchen appliance.

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