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'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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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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Backhereia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bak heer ee ya

Sentence: The refrigerator was old, the paint chipped and the door handle had long since disintegrated. Upon prising the door open, the light no longer came on, but in the darkness you could hear the backhereia shuffling around and when your eyes became accustomed to the darkness you could make out its vaguely luminescent trail.

Etymology: bacteria, back here.

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COMMENTS:

very funny - kinda scary with a southern drawl - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 08:37:00

It took me while to figure out why this word kept running through my mind ... is it related to diarrhea? Scared the crap out of me too! (silly grin!) - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:21:00

Your sentence reads like a horror novel, loved it. - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:01:00

Great sentence; like the word alot! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:34:00

all of the above!!! - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:47:00

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A chiller-thriller word... it evokes "they're ba-ack!" with a good measure of hysteria thrown in as well. Good one galwaywegian! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 09:23:00

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Leftoverlords

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: left/OV/er/lordz

Sentence: I, for one, welcome our new turkey tetrazzini leftoverlords.

Etymology: leftover + overlord

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Ecolossus

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: e/coal/los/us

Sentence: The eighteen month old chicken at the back of the fridge had transformed itself into an ecolossus, ready to attack and destroy my digestive system on contact.

Etymology: ecoli(bacteria)+ colossus(monster)

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COMMENTS:

ooh - nasty! - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 10:37:00

he he Ecolssus is a great word hope u win - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:54:00

Triple slam great ... pronunciation, sentence and etymology! All 3 stupendous in their simplicity that packs a huge wallop. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:53:00

i still like urs the best - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 20:36:00

I'm with silveryaspen. Simple, effective, and clever! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:28:00

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Fridgelo

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: frIj-e-lo

Sentence: The malodorouseating fridgelos in Phoebe's fridge were formed when lightning caused the switchbox to trip right after Phoebe left for Hawaii on a week-long honeymoon.

Etymology: 1) Fridge: a refrigerator. 2) Elo: (poetic) Life. Fridgelo = lifeforms in the fridge.

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The malodorouseating fridgelos in Phoebe's fridge were formed when lightning caused the switchbox to trip right after Phoebe left for Hawaii on a week-long honeymoon. - logarithm, 2008-12-01: 05:52:00

Oh man! I think the management should look into putting the comment box elsewhere because I always accidentally compose my sentence in it! :-p - logarithm, 2008-12-01: 05:54:00

Like the alliteration of 'fridgelos in Pheobe's fridge. Fun to say, - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:30:00

Hahah... I was attempting a tongue twister. :-p - logarithm, 2008-12-02: 06:21:00

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Fermentriments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fur - MEN - truh - mentz

Sentence: When Sadie opened the fridge door the awful odor that emanated signaled a large quantity of fermentriments had taken over.

Etymology: Mix of fermented and nutriments

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COMMENTS:

Nice word combo! I hope my milk doesn't fermentriment!!! - Dougalistic, 2008-02-01: 05:58:00

Fermentriments are enough to drive me to drink! Interesting creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:23:00

wow if i thought of that my head would explod.............................................................................kiding - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:59:00

kidding - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:59:00

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-02: 16:42:00

Nice ring to it! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:41:00

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Putridish

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: pyu-tre-dish

Sentence: Not prone to scientific queries, the closest Kimberly came to having an interest in science was wanting to know exactly how long she could wait to clean out her fridge. "Just, hypothetically, let's say I have a friend," she started "with several putridishes in her refrigerator. Will those contaminate other things in her refrigerator?" Zinnia, who had minored in botany, answered "It all depends on the cultures. I would worry about growing mycotoxins." This answer terrified Kimberly.

Etymology: Putrid (rotten, foul) + Dish (plate of food) Sounds like "Petri Dish"

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And, whenever I try a bad recipe I manage to create a putridish to save in the frige (out of guilt) and then eventually throw away - good word. - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:46:00

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Scaryfridgidairy

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Skair - ee - frid - gid - air - ee

Sentence: Roscoe had a scaryfridgidairy dream that because he had not cleaned out his refigerator in several weeks, the dairy products had all become scary mutated beings. In the dream, he opened the door and was assaulted by moldy green cheese curd men with icicle swords. The smelly odor of curdled milk assaulted him and he turned to see menacing clots seeping out of his fridge and growing into large sour pools of white goo that were attempting to trap him and stick him to the floor. Even his beloved vanilla mocha chiller had taken form and was glaring at him in a creepy way. Last but not least, the potato salad was encrusted with some type of scaly green substance that had become “armor” and the whole container had formed The First Salad Regiment of the Refrigerator Army ready to do battle….

Etymology: Scary (frightening, intimidating, scary) + Fridge (short for refrigerator) + Also Fridgid (play on work frigid which means cold).... The word then ends with Dairy (foods that contain milk products)

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COMMENTS:

great word - rhyming is a bonus and always fun! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:35:00

metrohumanx Oooooh- Spooky militaristic armies curdle my blood. As an ex-milkman, I shudder at the whole concept. Great job, M ! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:54:00

Stephen King, you're not worthy...grest word and great ooky story! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 21:49:00

Makes me think of green eggs....and killed my appetite for ham. - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 06:11:00

So very good - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:20:00

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Bioterrormisu

artr

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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Repastdue

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re past doo

Sentence: Freda knew the minute she walked into her house that they were waiting for her. Without even looking she knew that the items in her fridge were repastdue. One instant of fridge door opening left a lingering unpleasant odor and no doubt in her mind. Dawning her version of a HAZMAT suit (gloves, mask,rubber boots, etc.) she bravely scooped the now mostly liquid contents into the waiting garbage bag. Bleachy hot water and a new baking soda box and she was ready to start the whole process all over again, after she went grocery shopping...

Etymology: Repast (a meal) & Past Due (overdue on the sell-by date;expired)

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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