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'Why are you licking your pizza?'

DEFINITION: v. tr. To eat in a peculiar or ritualistic manner in an effort to lose weight while consuming more. n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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Eggcentric

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: egsentrik

Sentence: Walt has tried every diet he can find in an effort control his weight. He\'s tried the grapefruit diet, the caveman diet and the raw food diet. His latest is the eggcentric diet. It is touted as a **rebirth** experience. Any food or drink is allowed as long as it involves eggs. Steak & eggs; fine. Eggnog; sure. Coffee; not so good.

Etymology: egg (an oval or round object laid by a female bird, reptile, fish, or invertebrate, usually containing a developing embryo) + eccentric (unconventional and slightly strange person or their behavior)

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eggselent word - galwaywegian, 2010-01-14: 07:48:00

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Nutrabingo

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: new-tra-bing-o; new-tra-binj

Sentence: Hamish didn't know Nutrabingo was the latest fad in dieting. It made eating a game. Yes, a game! The player, or eater, could play solitarily or with others. The game involved gathering bits of nutrition of as many colors as possible on a base of pizza crust and licking them off. Extra points were given for foods of secondary colors. Points were lost if any of the crust was eaten. Whoever got full first yelled "Nutrabingo!" And everyone laughed which is good for digestion. You could laugh, too, even if you were eating alone. It was a complicated and ever-evolving game, but very rewarding as the pizza base could be used over and over again. Even so, Cerise couldn't blame Hamish--she had just found out about Nutrabinging herself. She loved the game almost as much as she loved playing Verbotomy.

Etymology: nutrabingo: noun, from a combination of nutrition + the game of Bingo; nutrabinge: verb, from a combination of nutrition and binge

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metrohumanx That pepperoni was a little gamey... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-13: 03:28:00

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Healthfatty

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: Health/fatty [say what you see]

Sentence: Darwin was the ultimate healthfatty, he had tried the fadkins, he had tried joining weightworshippers and he had even tried the latest celeb diet craze of masdietication, chewing each mouthful 87.2 times before spitting it out. When he told his friends he was trying the grow your own gruyere diet they decided it was time for another intervention...

Etymology: Suggestion of health plus faddy/fully/fatty with overtonnes of the eat fat to lose fat movement...

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COMMENTS:

Maybe it's because I'm not a Londoner, but I like to pronounce this like a Londoner jew know? Helfatty, init! - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-13: 12:39:00

are your jockeychews too tight scrabby? If anything i'd thought it could rhyme with chapati mmm there probably is a gluten free healthfatty chapati... - pungineer, 2008-08-13: 12:45:00

Jockeychews too tight:) Funny punny. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-13: 13:26:00

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Unoshnique

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: yoo-NOSH-neek

Sentence: Although Bob often chewed his food 82 times before swallowing, and even suggested that humans could survive on air and water alone, his most wacky unoshnique was the claim that any food and, in particular, pizza and ice-cream eaten between meals, didn't contribute to weight gain.

Etymology: Blend of UNIQUE & NOSH: food; nibble; snacking between meal & TECHNIQUE

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-13: 10:32:00

U R Unique! - Nosila, 2008-08-14: 00:31:00

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Buffake

Created by: sweetking

Pronunciation: buh-feyk

Sentence: It was maddening to watch her fill an entire plate with desserts and then proceed to eat only the chocolate bits of each item. If she would just eat one full dessert it would have less calories than trying to buffake her way around the meal.

Etymology: combining buffet and fake

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COMMENTS:

let them eat buffake. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-14: 11:02:00

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Grazecraze

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: grayze/crayze

Sentence: The latest diet endorsed by leading experts was the grazecraze which involved eating small amounts of food all day whenever one felt the urge - usually by nibbling bits of everyone elses snacks. The guy in the comic has been on the diet for a month and is pissed off that the girl is licking his next snack.

Etymology: graze (forage) + craze

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COMMENTS:

Grazey, man, grazey. - Clayton, 2007-06-20: 07:12:00

I've been ruminating on this. Bet I cud lose weight this way. Anybody got a Moo Pie? - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 08:43:00

you guys aren't going to milk this are you? - rikboyee, 2007-06-20: 09:00:00

Not me - I lactose kind of comments. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:09:00

you udder yet another pun! - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 09:17:00

I'm gonna bovine another thing to do on the internet. i swear. - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 09:18:00

Fine! Beef that way! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:20:00

goodness grazeious - great bulls of fire - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 09:24:00

Bullocks! Another freakin' song! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 09:38:00

cattle be stuck in your head for the rest of the day! - jadenguy, 2007-06-20: 09:50:00

Yep, til the cows come home. - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 10:15:00

I got temporarily logged off - cow'd that happen? - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 10:41:00

Dangus thing I ever herd of! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 10:56:00

Maybe it just happens heifery so often? - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 11:03:00

you guys are just so clheifer. I calf never laughed so herd - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 11:32:00

I like this brand of humor, it eases my moosery. - Alchemist, 2007-06-20: 14:44:00

well moosery does love cowpany - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 15:25:00

Hey! All this cow talk just reminded me that I need to send for the tickets to the annual Cow Flop. Thanks! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 15:53:00

I calfn't had so much pun in ages - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 16:40:00

I believe the word is "Cowabunga!" - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 17:12:00

can you stop punning??....i bet your not cowpabull...go on...i dairy you - rikboyee, 2007-06-20: 18:12:00

Never! I won't cow-tow to the likes of you! (I mean that in a nice way.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-20: 18:26:00

petaj I bet 5 bucks that we cowd goat on forheifer. But maybe it's time to steer the topic away. Can you ranch yourself away from cattle? No more sheep laughs at the cow's expense. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 23:19:00

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Fadieting

Created by: wallac44

Pronunciation: fuh-dieting

Sentence: My mother's weight keeps yo-yoing because of all of the fadieting she does.

Etymology: Fad and diet.

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Rationormity

Created by: administraitor

Pronunciation: ra-shon-or-mi-ti

Sentence: Gilda justified her eating habits thus: "If one grapefruit is good for you, two must be gooder!" However, the application of this rationormity to all food groups led her to become a food groupie of huge (pro)portions!

Etymology: ration + rationalize + enormity

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COMMENTS:

petaj Just as well Gilda was not the treasurer. Her rationomics would have sent them broke. - petaj, 2007-06-20: 22:37:00

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Glutsploit

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /glʌtsplɔɪt/

Sentence: He spent much effort tyring to glutsploit his diets and fitnesse his exercise schemes, searching for a lazy way to lose weight. He did succeed in losing weight, but in the end, his complicated methods involved more work than he would have spent on calorie-counting and daily exercise. Some think that his weight loss was due more to the extreme stress caused by his methods than it was to the methods themselves.

Etymology: From glut + exploit

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COMMENTS:

Wow - no wonder it took you so long to get that sentence out - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-20: 12:36:00

That actually only took a few minutes. I just had to go teach my classes for the day beforehand, and I wanted to get a word out first in hopes of gleaning some morning votes. - ErWenn, 2007-06-20: 18:01:00

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Vegebation

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: veg/uh/bey/shun

Sentence: Vegebation is the peculiar ritual Tiffany practises. She only drinks her food. She juicers all her vegetables and tofu together and drinks her meals to prevent wear and tear on her teeth and reduce facial aging lines from chewing. Vegebation is also part of the 'X-Man' cultasy which proclaims that this activity will reduce the side effects of youthanesia.

Etymology: vegetarian + libation; vegebation -n. An idiosyncratic method of eating, usually adopted for "health reasons".

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COMMENTS:

veganomics - Nosila, 2010-01-14: 15:49:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 01:30:00
Today's definition was inspired by Robert J. Sawyer's Rollback. It may be science fiction, but when Rob gets rolling you can't help but laugh at the details of our daily lives -- like eating pizza. Rollback's pizza moment starts off with, "She was used to the way her husband ate pizza, but couldn't actually say she liked it", and then jumps right into the gory details. Thanks Rob! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-20: 04:41:00
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