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'Who wants a white christmas?'

DEFINITION: To imagine that you are peace dove, or maybe a pigeon, flying high above the crowd and dropping your best wishes on everyone.

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Scatacism

Created by: Fristine

Pronunciation: skat-tuh-kism

Sentence: That pigeon served up a holiday scatacism!

Etymology: scat- a word for wildlife poop acism-refers to catholic rituals

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Cuckoonacy

Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: KOO-KOO-na-SEE

Sentence: "That Santa guy's got a major case of Cuckoonacy."

Etymology: Cuckoo + Lunacy

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Fecastrafing

Created by: IanArcher

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Poologium

Created by: wysware

Pronunciation: poo-lo-ji-um

Sentence: i delivered my poologium to the masses from on high

Etymology: poo (faeces) eulogium (praise)

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Faecaeromagine

Created by: Manhattan

Pronunciation: Fees-aer-oh-madge-in

Sentence: I bet that angry environmentalist is going to faecaeromagine... if he isn't already.

Etymology: From the dutch word for feces, faecaliƫn, the latin word for air, aeris, and the word imagine.

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Bombaterd

Created by: sumoore

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Cognijoyping

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: COG-nee-joy-ing

Sentence: I always can be found cognojoyping the day before christmas at the busiest department stores!

Etymology: cognitive=thought, joy=happiness, and ping comes from droppings....as in bird droppings :)

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COMMENTS:

When you break it down this word really has every part of the definition in it, not just some of them... - Javeson1, 2006-12-18: 00:44:00

Yeah that's true --- maybe your missing the flying... but you do have the 'pings - jrogan, 2006-12-18: 00:51:00

well, dropping implies flying... :) - Javeson1, 2006-12-29: 00:45:00

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Peacedropping

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: pea-se-drop-ing

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- GreatRandew, 2006-12-18: 07:53:00

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Guanogreetings

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: gwono/greet/ings

Sentence: As the bird of paradise swooped to catch a colorful chord of deep and heart-rending sentiment from the holiday singers below, he couldn't help but let loose a load of garish guanogreetings.

Etymology: guano: ornithological ordure + greetings: sentimental salutations

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Delusidumping

Created by: torgo

Pronunciation: dell-oo-si-dumping

Sentence: A: "i had a dream where i was delusidumping." B: "Thats funny, i had a dream where i got delusidumped on. maybe it was you!"

Etymology: "delus" - links to delusion, as in imagining things. also to deluge, as in an a flood of guano. dumping is pretty self-explanatory.

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Deadpanlives Deadpanlives - 2006-12-18: 12:55:00
Crapatulation

camel - 2006-12-18: 13:38:00
All these nouns & adjectives really irk me; in fact, I'm escafating at the thought of you nounoticists & adjectivists.

ErWenn - 2006-12-18: 13:45:00
This may be a case of a definition carrying too much content. Why the imagining? Why not "To drop your best wishes on everyone, as a peace dove or pigeon"? Or maybe just "To poop on someone, as a dove or pigeon"? You can always elaborate the circumstances in the little comic (which always amuses me, by the way).

ErWenn - 2006-12-18: 13:46:00
I like the new set-up as far as it hides voting results and rankings and how it randomizes the words, but it'd be nice if I could get a list of all the words submitted. Otherwise, I keep hitting "More..." over and over again, just in case I missed one randomly.

gwenaverill - 2006-12-18: 14:51:00
Definitely. Also, I'm having a hard time finding the results now, even for words I've already voted on.

gwenaverill - 2006-12-18: 14:53:00
You know something else that might work well? Have a time window for submitting verboticisms and a different time window for voting on them. For example, we submit the definitions of this word all day today, and then new words cannot be created, and tomorrow we vote on all the entries at the same time as we create the next verboticism. It would cut down on the "early bird" syndrome in voting.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-18: 17:05:00
Hey ErWenn and Gwenaverill, Thanks for your comments! We are in the early days of the game so we appreciate your suggestions. We will make a complete list verboticisims available, and we are workinfg on the timing. Thanks ~ James