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'I quit! I'm free!'

DEFINITION: n. A feeling of euphoria which occurs when you finally quit your boring, mind-numbingly dull, and emotionally unrewarding job. v. To quit your job and feel good about it.

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Freelation

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: frEE-lay-tion

Sentence: David experienced freelation as he told his boss he is quiting the job, telling him it is too boring shoveling manure from the barn. His boss stated, "you are a dairy farmer".

Etymology: free/elation

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COMMENTS:

Oh to be jobliss! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 09:23:00

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Ergasm

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ur-gazm

Sentence: Bob had an ergasm when he finally ended his stellar career as head fish de-header at Sal's Scrumptious Squid and More.

Etymology: erg, orgasm

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COMMENTS:

no doubt you're getting that Doctorow Book this week. - ohwtepph, 2007-05-04: 07:35:00

I think the book is for next week and it's a mug this week. If I win, it would be the first thing I've won since that Beatle's album in 7'th grade (which my brother subsequently lost). - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 07:59:00

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Funemployment

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: fun-ehm-PLOY-ment

Sentence: Guess what! I quit Pizza Hut! Let the funemployment begin!

Etymology: fun + unemployment

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COMMENTS:

petaj very good - petaj, 2007-05-04: 06:48:00

quit good - galwaywegian, 2007-05-04: 07:03:00

Nice. - HubbMU, 2007-05-04: 10:04:00

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Truffking

Created by: thefreewheeler

Pronunciation:

Sentence: When I told the boss I quit, I tell you, man, I felt a wave of truffking.

Etymology: truff from 'truffle,' a treat. king, 'royalty', feeling empowered like a King or Queen, answerable to no one.

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Yippeefortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip pee fawr tee fye vvv

Sentence: The sense of yippeefortyfive was enhanced briefly with the succesful part insertion of his report into his line managers.... erm, backup filing system.

Etymology: yippee, p45

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Eubumia

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: yu - buhm - ee - uh

Sentence: Oh, the feeling of eubumia is such a gratifying experience! It is the time where we all experience unpaid bills, an upset stomach and an unhappy girlfriend. Wee!

Etymology: euphoria (a feeling of extreme happiness) + bum (a jobless person)

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COMMENTS:

Very creative! It never occurred to me to use the "eu" funnetically. - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 06:09:00

yep. "eu" was one of my few fundamental characturds when i was still a child. - ohwtepph, 2007-05-04: 07:29:00

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Hapulation

Created by: Pasicheio

Pronunciation: Hap-You-Lay-Shun

Sentence: having finally quit his job, John felt overwhelming hapulation

Etymology: Happy; Elation

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Yippeefortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip eee fohr tee fiev

Sentence: his yippeefortyfive lasted the precise length it took his boss to remove the pilkington report from his fundament

Etymology: p 45 yippee

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Jobilation

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: job-i-la-tion

Sentence: The morning after I win the lottery I'm going to get up and go to work with glee and jobilation because I can finally tell the boss to stick his job in his happy place.

Etymology: job + jubiliation: great joy

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Deliverdance

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: dee/liver/dans

Sentence: His feeling of deliverdance at quitting his job was so overpowering that he felt like Michael Flatley

Etymology: deliverance + riverdance

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COMMENTS:

reely impressive - galwaywegian, 2007-05-04: 06:58:00

Oh yes.. that's really good. - pinwheel, 2007-05-04: 07:44:00

thank you - reely (just got that one - funny) - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-04: 11:13:00

petaj by jiggo it is a goody. - petaj, 2007-05-04: 20:22:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-04: 02:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd.
Thank you ohmytodd! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-05-04: 03:24:00
So many good words already. I'll have to think about this after I exit MPOW, and head for the carpark. (Only vehiciousexiting going on at this time of the day) I wonder if there will be even a minor thrill as I'm only leaving for a long weekend.

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-04: 14:08:00
I heard this one years ago but I can't let the day go without passing it on to people who like funny word combos - Today is Star Wars Day - "May the 4th be with you"!!

wordmeister - 2007-05-06: 23:31:00
Maybe we should do a Star Wars week...

hooterbug hooterbug - 2008-07-14: 11:42:00
Discombobulated! One of my all-time favorite words, nice to see it used.

lumina - 2008-07-14: 14:35:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-20: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd. Thank you ohmytodd. ~ James