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Icrowave

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ahy-kroh-weyv

Sentence: Jimmy found that he can heat up his coffee if he sets the cup on his smart phone and calls it. He calls it his iCrowave.

Etymology: iPhone (popular brand of cell phone) microwave (an electrically operated oven using high-frequency electromagnetic waves that penetrate food, causing its molecules to vibrate and generating heat within the food to cook it in a very short time)

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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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Cellinary

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: CELL in AIR ee

Sentence: Wow this new item is the latest in cellinary art and science, providing a wide range of culinary and cell phone technology in one device.

Etymology: CULINARY: to do with kitchen and cooking and CELL PHONE:

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COMMENTS:

excellent! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-26: 08:32:00

Good one! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 08:35:00

A nice crunchy word...no strings attached. Yummy with peanut butter. - readerwriter, 2009-01-26: 11:28:00

Well done!!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-27: 08:18:00

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Kitchenberry

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kit - shen - bare - eee

Sentence: While the rest of us use Blackberrys, Matilda has a Kitchenberry. I do not think she answers incoming calls because her phone is too busy working in her kitchen. Matilda uses it to plan meals, illustrate her new cookbook and provide background music while she cooks.

Etymology: Kitchen + Blackberry >>> Kitchen (A room of the house used to plan and prepare meals) Blackberry (A common, popular model of phone with multiple capabilities)...

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COMMENTS:

Berry well done! Great create - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:52:00

Like it; beats toast and marmalade ?Toast and marmalade for tea Sailing ships upon the sea Aren't lovlier than you Or the games I see you play You more lovely than the day When the sun is in your eyes I see through your disguise Or the games I see you play (Repeat 2nd verse) (Repeat 1st verse) (Repeat 2nd verse) - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:05:00

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Ippliance

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īplīəns

Sentence: Tim has one of the most expensive kitchen ippliances available. He bought the new iPhone but just couldn’t figure out how to use it so it now functions as a spoon rest, trivet and mini cutting board.

Etymology: i (iphone) + appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one)

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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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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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Icook

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eye-kook

Sentence: Because her future in-laws were coming to dinner, Congolia found a great recipe on her iCook and programmed it to thaw, fry, and serve the damn thing, only to be disappointed when it didn't do the dishes for her.

Etymology: iCook= blend of iPhone and cook

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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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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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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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