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'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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Caterang

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

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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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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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Cheffone

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Chef Phone

Sentence: Patsy mixed together egg yolks, lemon juice and sugar. She stirred them gently over simmering water until thick and creamy. Patsy carefully combined grated lemon zest and softened gelatin with them. Patsy removed this creamy thick lemon custard from the heat so it could cool. She whipped egg whites into stiff peaks and sweetened them with a little sugar. She folded and feathered the egg whites into the creamy custard, poured it into a graham cracker pie crust shell, then let it chill well. Since Patsy got this recipe from her cheffone, used her cheffone as the timer for the simmering and the chilling, used the cheffone to listen to music while the lemon pie chilled, then took a cheffone picture of it ... Patsy called it her cheffone pie.

Etymology: CHEF, PHONE, as well as a play on Chiffon Pie. CHEF - a professional cook. PHONE - an electronic apparatus containing a receiver and transmitter that is connected to a telecommunications system, and in many cell phones, is connected to other networks of information, and can even take pictures. Chiffon Pie - custard pies that have been made lighter and airier with whipped egg whites; a dessert.

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sounds yummy - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:38:00

Entree, Entree! - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:39:00

Sweet word and the recipe sounds nice too! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:05:00

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Nokiamaid

Created by: bobbaugh3

Pronunciation: Know-Key-Ah-Made

Sentence: i was watching the food network and thats when i called upon my nokiamaid to cook me some of that special falafel bobby flay was cookin.

Etymology: nokia is a phone, and a maid cooks me food. oh yeah!

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COMMENTS:

Funny! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 18:01:00

I like the way you think! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-27: 01:10:00

metrohumanx Viva falafel! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:49:00

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Vesscell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vess sell

Sentence: Juan's new cellular phone had all kinds of apps he could use in his chef business. Why it was a vesscell to help him shop, record recipes and photos and hold lots of information he really needed. He found it ironic to look up blackberry jam recipes on his Blackberry!

Etymology: Vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids)) & Cell (a cellular phone)

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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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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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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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Magiphone

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈmadʒɪ : fəʊn

Sentence: Brrrrring Brrrrring went the oven as Jake shuffled through his messy kitchen, "hmm now where did I leave that magiphone", he wondered?

Etymology: Blend of "Magi-mix" a kind of kitchen appliance that does everything but the girl and "iPhone" a Steve Jobs creation which does everything including the girl.

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Utencell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: yu ten sell

Sentence: Gary was the gadget guy. If it hadn't been already, he would invent it. Like his microwave TV,his food-word processor, his short-wave electric frypan, his blogblender, his curling-clothes iron and his toaster stereo. His latest multiappliance was a cell phone which could plan a menu, phone in a grocery delivery order, provide recipes and signal when to do what and for how long. He called it his Utencell. His girlfriend, Myra, wondered how long it would be before all these devices plotted to get rid of Gary, because they really did not need him, except to replace their batteries and plug them in. Yes, the Gadgetry Revolutionaries, the Widget Fondas, the Contraptionistas and the Political Apparatus were building up steam to end the Gizmo Gitmo in Gary's Kitchen!

Etymology: Utensil (an implement for practical use (especially in a household) & Cell (cellular telephone;a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections (cells), each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver)

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COMMENTS:

Very clever! - kateinkorea, 2009-01-26: 00:45:00

Superb! A well-crafted ringer. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 01:53:00

Just the name for my old one! Thanks. - readerwriter, 2009-01-26: 11:14:00

Verrry interesting and well done!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-27: 08:16:00

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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