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'Don't worry. I'm not asleep. I'm meditating.'

DEFINITION: n. A state of heightened, subconscious awareness that allows drivers to "safely" navigate and control a vehicle without watching the road. v. To drive without bothering to watch where you are going.

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Carthorsemode

Created by: letterati

Pronunciation: huh? cart-horse-mode

Sentence: He was so mad, he switched into carthorsemode the rest of the way

Etymology: er, old English farming practice?

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Snoozequeuing

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: snoos-kju-ing

Sentence: Every day, as Jane snoozequeued her way to work, she would listen to language-tapes and subconsciously learn a new language every month or two.

Etymology: snooze - button-mashing in the morning queue - a line of people/cars which moves towards a common goal

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Napigate

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: nap-a-gate

Sentence: After years of working the graveyard shift, Joel was highly skilled at napigating between his home and workplace. So successful in fact, that after retiring, he would sometimes awake with a start to find himself trying to unlock his old office.

Etymology: Navigate plus nap.

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COMMENTS:

artr I hate it when I go to work when I don\'t have to. - artr, 2009-09-30: 14:43:00

Love it... - Nosila, 2009-10-01: 01:30:00

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Irgarismreflex

Created by: DGRosetti

Pronunciation:

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Autopilotelepathy

Created by: Sketchy

Pronunciation: auto-pilo-te-lep-a-thy

Sentence: I've been using Autopilotelepathy to get around these days. It's much easier then having to actually drive with your eyes open.

Etymology: Auto (automatic) Pilot (person controlling the vehicle); Telepathy- Communication through means other than the senses, as by the exercise of an occult power. **In this case the ability to see whats happening on the road with eyes closed.

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Automobilinsomiaphobe

Created by: larebaltaf4

Pronunciation: auto - mobil - insomia - phobe

Sentence: i am automobilinsomniaphobing.

Etymology: auto (self) mobil (transporting) imsomnia (inablity to sleep)

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Nodopilot

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: nod o pyle it

Sentence: It's no wonder Dora's long daily commute lended itself to her being able to drift into nodopilot mode. She left her home in Sleepy Hollow, drove past the Yawnkers turnoff, under the Boredwalk, past Lake Weary, close to Fort Fatigue, under the Spentsylvania overpass, through the town of Tuckerdout, past Conkorde-Jetlag Airport, over the Siesta Bridge and into the city of St. Pall where she worked as an accountant in the Restminster Abbey Nursing Home. Then eight long hours later, she would turn around and reverse her journey, while listening to Perry Como cd's in her car.

Etymology: Nod (to let the head fall forward through drowsiness;be almost asleep) & Autopilot (a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness;a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course)

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Pelagnosanspect

Created by: jrlion2016

Pronunciation: pell-egg-noss-an-spekt

Sentence: Mary was tired and decided to not pay enough attention to the road while she was driving. She went into her pelagnostanspectic state so she could continue driving home without have any memory of her drive home.

Etymology: pel-to drive; a-without; gnos-knowledge; an-without; spect-seeing

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Autosomnia

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Created by: bigmeat

Pronunciation: auto-somn-ia

Sentence: Sue was experiencing autosomnia on her way home from the bakery yesterday

Etymology: Auto-Self, Somnia- Sleep

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bigmeat How creative! - bigmeat, 2011-02-17: 11:32:00

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Fordsiesta

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: fOrd-sEE-esta

Sentence: Jill drives a Ford Fiesta that she named her Fordsiesta. It seems she gets her best naps while driving it.

Etymology: ford fiesta/siesta

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I wonder if it's because of the drozing sound the wheels make? - sunny09, 2007-03-14: 00:03:00

erasmus oohh this one is very good. - erasmus, 2007-03-14: 12:15:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-13: 01:00:29
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes.
Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-30: 00:22:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James