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Morphins

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mawr-fin

Sentence: There's a morphin in the fridge, Judy screamed as she slammed the door shut. Though she had only gotten a quick glimpse when she moved the milk, she knew what is was. The leftover muffin she had promised to finish off last week had inched its way to the back of the ice box and taken on a life of its own with its hairy tentacles clinging to and infiltrating a number of its neighbors. It is going to take a strong stomach and about a gallon of bleach before Judy will feel safe in her kitchen again.

Etymology: morph (to be transformed) + muffin (an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan )

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Fridgremlins

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /frij'-grem-linz/

Sentence: Brenda could hear something moving in there (in the Frigidaire) and when she peeked, and the light came on, she first heard a fierce squeal (or perhaps that was just the squeaky door), and then she was sure she saw fridgremlins scurrying behind the milk carton and the leftover casserole dish. She slammed the door shut and ran to find the number to the exterminator.

Etymology: fridge - shortening of refrigerator (from Latin, frīgus "cold") + gremlins - small, mischievous creatures (popularized by the RAF as a cause of mechanical failures; possibly from Old English, gremman "to anger, vex" + -lin of goblin) Don't get them wet!

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COMMENTS:

Who you gonna call? Box Busters? lol - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:57:00

lololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololol - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:27:00

The leftover chicken and the bright fridge light didn't help either! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:22:00

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Grublins

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Grub-linz

Sentence: Tell me something, Billy. How come a cute little pie like this can turn into a thousand ugly grublins?' Well, you see, this is before it enters the pupal stage.'The pupal stage?' Yeah, right. Plus it multiplies the other food in the fridge.' Aw, Christ!' Brent give the kid some food.' I wouldn't do that, Sheriff.'

Etymology: Gremlins - horrible, ugly little creatures that are about as tall as a dog and as annoying as your mother in law. Grub - Food, can refer to a quick snack or meal.

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COMMENTS:

gets my vote for the sentence alone! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-01: 07:41:00

Who you gonna call? Grublin busters in cowbow boots? Yep. They use grub stakes! Funcreation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:15:00

oops ... make that cowboy boots in the above ... darn my typos ... wish it has been the typo cowbox boots! Your word is such a hoot to play with! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:16:00

Any words linked to "mother-in-laws" in this way is always good. Cool Word. - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:09:00

Luv the sentence & words-I think this is where my local grubbery gets its meat pies! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 16:10:00

lol! such grubby little critters... but fun! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:59:00

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Bioterrormisu

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bīōterəmēsoō

Sentence: Wendy loves her desserts but, living on her own, she doesn*t always finish it before its expiration date passes. Right now she is harboring a bioterrormisu in her fridge.

Etymology: Bioterrorism (terrorism involving the release of toxic biological agents.) + tiramisu (an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy or liqueur with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese)

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Bada Bing... - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:29:00

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Putriments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: PEWT-reh-ments

Sentence: The malodorous emanations coming from her fridge let Elsie know in a big way that the fridge had become a haven for long forgotten putriments and she momentarily contemplated calling 911 for emergency removal.

Etymology: Blend of 'putrid' (in a state of foul decay or decomposition, as animal or vegetable matter; rotten) and 'nutriments' (anything that nourishes; nourishment; food)

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Fermentrishments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fur-MENT-rish-mnts

Sentence: When she opened the fridge, the malodorous emanations let Miranda know in a big way that the fridge had become a haven for fermentrishments and she momentarily contemplated calling 911 for emergency removal...it was baaaad!!

Etymology: Blend of fermented, nutrition and nourishment.

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metrohumanx Man! That was RIPE! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:55:00

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Extraturkeyestrial

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ex/tra/tur/key/es/tree/al

Sentence: There has been an extraturkeyestrial lurking in my fridge since Thanksgiving. It has now grown to twice it's original size and has changed colour but because of it's glow I'm saving money on a fridge light.

Etymology: extra turkey + extraterrestrial

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out of this world funny - from the word to the sentence to the etymology -- great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:32:00

metrohumanx Scary like a B-movie, yet practical and green. Like it! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:51:00

Great idea for saving money, I'll have to try it,times are hard!! Good word - TJayzz, 2008-12-01: 20:59:00

Love it - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:17:00

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Heavolution

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: heave oh loosh on

Sentence: Janice turned an unsightly shade of green and fought back the compulsion to vomit as she cleaned the curiously furry heavolution from a tupperware container than had resided in the fridge for far too long.

Etymology: From "Heave" (colloquialism for vomiting) and "evolution" (the change in inherited traits in an organism from one generation to the next)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx The furry ones are the worst...anaerobic. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:58:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

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Moldigans

Created by: mandy

Pronunciation: mold i gans

Sentence: Those damn moldigans got my sauce!!

Etymology: Mold + hooligans

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Salamonella

Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: suh-LAHM-mun-el-uh

Sentence: It was hiding behind the egg carton festering technicolours, foul odours, and a plan of escape. "I'm not supposed to be in here" it thought, "I'm a hot salami and it's way too cold in here for me." It waited... and waited... and festered... and festered. She opened the door, light flooded the room, warm air rushed in like a breath of spring and it knew that this was the moment to seize the day! Salamonella was born and salamonella will reign supreme! Until the frankfurtenstein develops grandiose ideas, that is.

Etymology: salami + salmonella

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COMMENTS:

Enough to make me want to suhlahm that fridge door! Unique combo. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:48:00

great little story - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:36:00

nice word - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:22:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-01: 01:25:00
Today's definition was suggested by bananabender. Thank you bananabender. ~ James

Dougalistic - 2008-02-01: 06:50:00
Something smells fishy around here.

silveryaspen - 2008-02-01: 16:05:00
Great definition. Really motivated and inspired some of the funniest sentences and verboticisms of the week! :-)

bananabender - 2008-02-03: 04:00:00
Great cartoon James! The details are a hoot... the bite out of the drumstick, stuffed olives as eyes, and wings mutated into a two-headed monster. Funny! You've inspired me to submit more ideas for you to develop and take to the nth degree!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 15:53:00
Thank you Bananabender! I was definitely inspired by your words -- the evil-minded fridge is brilliant! ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-01: 01:03:00
WOW! SAY NO MORE!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-21: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by bananabender. Thank you bananabender. ~ James

'Help! There's something in the fridge!'

DEFINITION: n., Mutated leftovers which, unattended inside an evil-minded fridge, have transformed themselves into an extremely odorous, alternate life form. v., To save food past it's freshness date and watch it grow into something new.

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