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Critterpatter

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: critr-patr

Sentence: Angelina had a tough time communicating with most adults but had a gift of critterpatter, a unique ability to communicate with creatures of all kinds.

Etymology: 'Critter' (creature) 'patter' (talk)

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COMMENTS:

cute word - mweinmann, 2009-05-18: 22:44:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-22: 13:12:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2010-06-04: 03:32:00

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Mallardkey

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mal lard kee

Sentence: Joan owned a pet duck which she named Sir Francis Drake. She was able to communicate with him very well. He became a therapist for her, as she told him all her problems and dreams. He listened and gave her very clear advice. Some people thought it was all mallardkey, really... getting advice from a duck! One day, she asked Sir Drake how much she should pay him for his valuable service. "Don't worry", he said "I'll send you my bill!"

Etymology: Mallard (wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended) & Mallarkey (insincere or foolish talk; misinformation)

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Zoomunicate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: zoo-MYOO-ni-keyt. (uh-see-SEE-eyt)

Sentence: Some people looked upon Bob as the zoological equivalent of Zamenhof, {or a modern day St Francis of Assissi)zoomunicating(assissiating) with the animal world in a language he called, "Menagerese". Others, however, thought that he was nothing more than a greedy, guttural rat; or, at best, a self-deluded do-little, who needed to see a "quack" immediately.

Etymology: ZOOMUNICATE: Blend of zoo:Gk element meaning animal and communicate. QUACK: "medical charlatan, doctor (slang) short for quacksalver, from Du. kwaksalver, lit. "hawker of salve," 2. The harsh, throaty sound of a duck. ASSISSIATE: as in St Francis of Assissi:patron saint of animals; who, it is claimed, was able to talk to animals.

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COMMENTS:

I like this one almost as well as Tigger's! Maybe just one 'm' less. - stache, 2008-03-28: 01:25:00

If I have unintentiontally "stolen" or plagiarize Tigger's verbotomy: please consider "assissiate" as my verbotomy for today. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-28: 04:13:00

(chuckle) - stache, 2008-03-28: 10:09:00

hey Ozzie - Steve0 already beat you to it with assisiate - I'm sure your very fertile mind can come up with another one though - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-28: 11:18:00

why don't we go with 'Menagerese' - that's a great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-28: 13:18:00

I think I'lI take your advice, JBW. Impossible for me not to vote for this one. "Great" minds and all that stuff! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-28: 23:39:00

you kill me, ob. - stache, 2008-03-30: 20:50:00

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Diafrog

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dīəfrôg

Sentence: Unable to find her prince, Jessica is left talking to any number of toads. She’s been known to work her tale off on this one-sided diafrog.

Etymology: dialogue (conversation between two or more people) + frog (a tailless amphibian with a short squat body, moist smooth skin, and very long hind legs for leaping) Unwilling alter ego of princes in fairy tales.

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Commanicate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: kom-AN-eh-kayt

Sentence: Meredith seems to have a natural rapport with all kinds of critters and is even able to commanicate with them directly.

Etymology: Blend of 'communicate' (the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information) and 'animal' (major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa).

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Zoociate

Created by: dennisrussis

Pronunciation: zu-shi-eit

Sentence: He tried to explain something extremely simple, but a man looked like it was beyond his comprehension. What more could he desire? It was simpler to ZOOCIATE with a dog: understand everthing, but can't talk.

Etymology: zoo + associate

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Telepetist

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: tell-e-pet-ist

Sentence: Carmina had one up on Dr. Dolittle. Not only could she communicate with her menagerie of animals, but as a telepetist she could send and receive messages with them using only the power of her mind.

Etymology: telepathist (one who can communicate directly without using sensory perception) + tell (a mode of communication) + pet (domestic animal)

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COMMENTS:

love the sound of telepetist - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-28: 11:10:00

Good One...being telepetist is way better than being telepathetic! - Nosila, 2008-03-28: 23:05:00

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Petagogue

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: PET ah gog

Sentence: The reason Ann Noy talks with animals is that no people WANT to talk with her. She is a petagogue, spewing her dog-ma all the time. She talks until she's horse. People are too cowed by her obviously superior intelligence to ox her what she's talking about, and it's too difficult to ferret out the meaning. Everyone ducks when they see her coming, and they just want to bat her away. So she long ago gave up trying to figure out why people were so catty about her, and retreated, tortoiselike, to her cocoon to live out her days as an animal whisperer.

Etymology: pet + pedagogue (a person who teaches, instructs, or talks in a manner that is excessively dogmatic, shows off his or her learnedness or overemphasizes minor details)

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COMMENTS:

Hart-felt story...porpoiseful and not boaring! - Nosila, 2010-06-04: 23:55:00

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Communicat

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəmyoōnəkat

Sentence: After seeing Cats 37 times Alley felt that she could communicat. She felt that she could speak to her feline friends in their native tongue. She was dissappointed when the guy at the piercing shop politely told her that he was fresh out of implantable whiskers. When she tried to communicat with her human friends they collectively decided that their eccentric chum had gone over the edge. Even though Tom was a bit turned on when Alley started licking herself and purring, he joined in on the planning for an intervention.

Etymology: commune (feel in close spiritual contact with) + communicate (share or exchange information) + cat (a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractile claws)

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COMMENTS:

smart word, twisted sentence...love it - DrWebster111, 2009-05-18: 22:10:00

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Arkticulate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ark tik you late

Sentence: Fauna could arkticulate with any kind of animal on the planet. She had a rare gift that allowed her to speak and be understood by each creature in their native tongue. She could hawk-talk;yakity-yak;elephant-rant;utter-otter;giraffe-gaffe;fish-dish;talk turkey;rattler-tattler;shark-bark;rabbit-on;horse-discourse and goat-quote. She was fluent in flamingo-lingo & dingo-lingo;fox-talks & ox-talks;cat-chat & rat-chat;ram-jam & lamb-jam;seal-spiel & eel-spiel;hog-blog & dog-blog;lynx-thinks;gander-slander;worm-term;panda-memoranda and leech-speech. She could also speak legal-beagle;bird-word;spout-trout;jaw-macaw;slang-orangutang;fawn-phonetics;gibbons-gibber;rhino-rhetoric;ass-sass;bear-criticism and pelican-brief. She had a built-in critter transmitter. She knew American Swine language and was considered fly-lingual. Yes, Fauna deerly loved all creatures but one: people. They were the real beasts!

Etymology: ark (as in Noah's Ark, where there were 2 of every every kind of animal on Earth) & articulate (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way or put into words or an expression)

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COMMENTS:

Whoo hoo! Your sentence is laugh-out-loud funny. 'bear-criticism and pelican- brief.' Love it. how about knowing the worm terms and the ant rants? can't leave out the lesser among us, now, can we? - stache, 2008-03-28: 01:44:00

jeez-you amended before I could post my comment and beat me to one of 'em! - stache, 2008-03-28: 01:46:00

sorry, stache, as soon as I go to end it,I think of another. Make the animal voices stop! - Nosila, 2008-03-28: 01:50:00

petaj funky-glibbon, gosshawk-gossip, cricket-critique, crow-crow, raven-on, - fun stuff, got my vote. - petaj, 2008-03-28: 07:40:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-28: 11:26:00

Cheers, mates...After I signed off, they kept popping in my head: wombat-chat;moose-juice; and many other terns of phrases! - Nosila, 2008-03-28: 23:58:00

Missed this one completely:great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 20:40:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-28: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by leechdude. Thank you leechdude. ~ James

stache - 2008-03-28: 01:36:00
Great 'toon, as usual. Thanks for the def, too, leechdude.

stache - 2008-03-28: 17:48:00
thanks, JW.

stache - 2008-03-28: 17:50:00
oops. wrong box.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-18: 00:01:01
We are starting our summer season at Verbotomy today -- which means we are re-doing some of favorite Verbotomies from the past. Today's definition was suggested by leechdude. Thank you leechdude ~ James

readerwriter - 2009-05-18: 10:06:00
Whew...thanks for the update! I thought it was reducks...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-18: 10:28:00
Reducks revisited... ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-06-04: 00:11:00
Today's definition was suggested by leechdude. Thank you leechdude. ~ James

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'Oh Ducky, I'm so glad that I can talk to you'

DEFINITION: n. A person who has the highly developed ability to communicate on a direct level with any type of animal, except for human beings. v. To talk to animals because you know that communicating with people is useless.

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