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Chillybugs

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Chil-lih-bugs

Sentence: Because their home suffered a power failure while they were abroad, the family returned to find that their refrigerator was infested with Chillybugs of a particularly noxious variety that kept saying, "What's up Doc?" and "Turn out that light!".

Etymology: Chilly- Chilli a spicy food that mutates into a life form that defends itself by producing strong acids and sundry noxious gasses. Less aggressive at low temperatures. Bugs- Small pests that resemble a cartoon animal of the genus Lepus

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love the reference to Bugs Bunny - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:37:00

me to - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:18:00

Silly people! Bugs for kids! Liked your mini comic, AndyCapp! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:33:00

Perhaps you need a chilly dog to guard the fridge. Enjoyed the sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:39:00

And dispose of them in a chilly-bin! Kiwis (NewZealanders) call portable ice-boxes chilly-bins. - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:06:00

Fun word, sentence and etymology! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:07:00

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Animatextant

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: An-neh-mate-ek-stan-t

Sentence: Jill's Kung Pao chicken, from her favorite Chinese restaurant, became animatextant after she left it in the fridge for a month.

Etymology: Combination of "animate" - to give life to; and "extant" - not destroyed or lost

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Frigenesis

Created by: Afthought

Pronunciation: Fri g'n'sis

Sentence: The first book of the frig mold bible.

Etymology: the sound uttered upon first taste of month old pea soup.

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COMMENTS:

Great minds think in the same gutter, I've heard. - ErWenn, 2008-02-02: 11:55:00

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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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Decompotion

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: de com po shun

Sentence: Just before grocery day, Meredith was always afraid to check the fridge. New life forms sprung daily from the stuff at the back of the fridge that she had forgotten about. In June, when she found the eggnog from last Christmas, she knew she had a decompotion on her hands. Ewwwww.

Etymology: Decompose (rot,go bad) & Compote (a dessert) & Potion (a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage)

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Refridgeraider

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: ree/frid/jur/ay.dur

Sentence: A refridgeraider is after my perishables. He used to be a pork roast but now he's Indihama Jones.

Etymology: refrigerator + raider

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I like it when you ham it up! Cool word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:43:00

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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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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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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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who's gobbling now hahahahaha. Great word - galwaywegian, 2008-02-01: 06:15:00

Roared with laughter ... evokes so many thoughts from given a whole new meaning to being Turksih or being a Turkey ... or even if there's a planet Turkey named after the country ... or it's people? This word boggles the imagination! I like it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:45:00

A great word - im sure ET looks nothing like the image you created!! - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:05:00

I think it's time for it to turkey off! Crazy, creative word ! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:43:00

You'd better put a lock on your fridge door or you could end up with an astral-nomical phone bill! Great word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 09:53:00

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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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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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