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'Aaaaaaahh! It's alive!'

DEFINITION: n. The unexpected moment of horror when you realize that you're sharing your bathroom shower with thousands of rapidly replicating fungi, commonly known as orange slime. v. To be colonized by orange slime.

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Naranjitude

Created by: tumblebehr

Pronunciation: na ran jeh tood

Sentence: the naranjitude made me slip in the shower.

Etymology:

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Petramold

Created by: KenM2

Pronunciation:

Sentence: As I stepped in the shower I was in a state of petramold.

Etymology: Petrified+mold

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Epiphamuck

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: iˈpif-ə-muck

Sentence: Sally was going about her normal morning routine when she an epiphamuck moment. Perhaps it was the sip of coffee she gulped before she climbed into her shower or the boring line-up on TV the night before that precipitated a full night's sleep, she was actually awake this morning. She wondered why she would have bought an orange shower curtain that didn't go with the other accessories in the bathroom. It was only when she noticed that the orange didn't stop at the edge of the curtain that she had a major case of orange-slime heebie-jeebies.

Etymology: epiphany (a moment of sudden revelation or insight) + muck (dirt, rubbish, or waste matter)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx I remember the heebie-jeebies. Where did the nitty-gritty come from? That's what I want to know. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 17:07:00

Nice:in a grotesque way. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:44:00

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Contamildewnation

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: kuhn-ta-mil-doo-ney-shuhn

Sentence: She was weary about having friends stay overnight for fear they would want to use her shower the next day. The contamildewnation that had taken over her bathroom was that bad. Little colonies had formed and were beginning to have battles with each other in her tub. So far, orange was defeating pink.

Etymology: contamination + mildew (a nation of mould and mildew)

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Aslimilation

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: a-slime-ilation

Sentence: It was Borg-like; the way this fungus colonized Rachel's the shower curtain. "Eek", she screamed, "I'm being aslimilated!"

Etymology: amalgamation of the words "assimilation" and "slime"

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Orangmoldgrok

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Or ang mold grok

Sentence: There she was calmly minding her business with a deep lathering of her armpits, her mind wandering into the next hour to compile a lengthy list of what she would, might wear. Her eyes focused on this queer orange smear on the tile. She peered closer through the steam. Her eyes focused once more, uncomprehendingly, as a languorous orangmoldgrok slipped down the length of her being. Then the dam broke loose and her larynx trembled, pouring forth a torrent of platitudes that continued until she realized there was no help in the coming. Now calm, she finished her shower and shuddered with relief as she stepped out of the stall. She had been orangmoldgrokked!

Etymology: Orange (the color of the fruit) & mold (rapidly replicating fungus) & grok (to understand)

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metrohumanx I grok the hip malchiks shunrunning amok. horrorshow! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:42:00

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Sporomeltdown

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Spore-o-MELT-down

Sentence: Stacy started the water, hung her robe on a hook, pulled the shower curtain aside to step into the tub, and let out a paint-peeling shriek when the shimmering pinkish ooze she discovered in there caused her to have a 4-alarm sporomeltdown.

Etymology: Spore: an organism that reproduces itself with wild abandon + Meltdown: to lose one's mind in a satisfyingly complete way.

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metrohumanx VIVID imagery, Kyoti. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:29:00

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Corangeabitate

Whittier

Created by: Whittier

Pronunciation: koh-run-JAB-it-tayt

Sentence: Suzie sat in the bath so long, the mold began to corangeabitate her body

Etymology: cohabitate + orange

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Curtiria

Created by: niko23

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

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Spookoozy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: spoo-KOO-zee

Sentence: Whilst Roxie longed for the joy and comfort of the jacuzzi, her evening ritual quickly turned into a moment of spokoozy amidst a sporabora of orange, slimy fungi.

Etymology: Blend of SPOOK: To startle and cause nervous activity in; frighten: OOZE:(of moisture, liquid, etc.) to flow, percolate, or exude slowly, as through holes or small openings & JACUZZI: name of a whirlpool bath or a device that swirls water in a bath

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COMMENTS:

on the same wavelength - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-29: 16:33:00

metrohumanx Good hybrid, O-bob. Thanks for using "whilst", too. It's sadly neglected in today's hectic world. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:49:00

Spookoozy sounds like a great activity for a Halloween party! - Nosila, 2008-09-29: 19:54:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 00:40:00
Today we have a special "scary" definition just for Halloween. It was suggested by purpleartichokes, who not only sent in a photo of bathroom suffering from such an infestation (It is not hers!), but who also offered to model for today's comic. Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 01:21:00
VERBOTOMY BLOG PARTY: November 1, 2007 is Verbotomy's first birthday! We are having a Blog Party to celebrate. Everybody is invited to the Verbotomy Blog to chat. All comments will be published as soon as you post them, so bring your favorite words and definitions and we'll chat. Go to http://www.verbotomy.com/blog. Talk to you then! ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 04:57:00
James - thanks for hiding my cellulite! And that shower curtain... sure glad it's not MINE!

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-31: 13:55:00
busted Purple - those signature artichokes are a dead giveaway

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 14:37:00
Oh well... found out. And they do clash with the orange slime. Guess I should decorate in Tangerines.

iluvenglish - 2007-11-01: 05:30:00
its EXCELLENT.... keep it up, galwaywegian...

lumina - 2008-09-30: 05:10:00
Great word! FUNNY sentence!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James