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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: shim-ee-saws-eh-vayte

Sentence: Her hair stylist couldn't remove the orange-red stain from her hair which was due to the Russian salad dressing she had shimmysaucivated all over her hair the day before.

Etymology: shimmy + sauce


saucivate sounds great on its own but the sauce gives it a bit more pizzaz - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-23: 16:10:00

thanks, I had considered switching it around to saucyshimmivate but it sounded like some sort of dance move from the 1950's... - remistram, 2007-10-24: 09:43:00


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Created by: looseball


Sentence: ok who's the lidlizard? This stuff is going to stain my favorite table cloth.


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gächəp

Sentence: Rudy fell for a whole bottle of gotchup. He was a great fan of practical jokes. He was constantly pulling stunts on his roommate. Finally it was Billy's turn. After observing Rudy's habit of turning the catsup bottle over and giving it a good thunk before opening the cap, Billy knew what to do. He loosened the cap and sat back to see the results. Sure enough, Rudy proceeded to empty about half the bottle on his pants and new shoes with one good whack. The whole thing was made that much sweeter by the fact that Rudy insisted on buying the cheap runny catsup instead of the brand that Billy liked. His only regret was that PitterPat, his cat, was well within the spatter zone as the prank ensued.

Etymology: gotcha (an instance of publicly tricking someone or exposing them to ridicule) + catsup (a spicy sauce made chiefly from tomatoes and vinegar, used as a condiment)


great story - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-19: 09:33:00

Excellent word! - Mustang, 2008-09-19: 17:12:00


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Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (tr. v.) pěr'-rə-tôrk (n.) pěr'-rə-tôrk'-ər

Sentence: "Don't paratorque the ketchup before you put it in the fridge," shouted Mom. "Next time you do it you'll have to clean the entire kitchen!"

Etymology: Para- (false) + torque (to twist)

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈsplædɚˌmaɪn/ /splatter-mine/

Sentence: He hated April Fool's Day as his girlfriend would always booby-trap the entire house, filling it with splattermines, powdersnares, gluetrops, tapewires, squirtbombs, featherfalls, boobie traps, stinkpits, and pie cannons.

Etymology: From splatter + mine (as in the explosive device)


No, I did not misspell "booby trap". A "boobie trap" is something else entirely. I'll leave it up to you to decide what it actually is. - ErWenn, 2007-10-23: 12:12:00


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Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Hi-nzzzz'd (something like that)

Sentence: Shaking the bottle, Lilly was about to taste the 58th variety ... SPLAT! She'd been Heinzed.

Etymology: Heinz - The sauce manufacturer

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vin eh ree gret

Sentence: Lettuce reinact the crime. Rosie Roquefort had gone to the fridge cos she wanted to romaine slim by eating a healthy salad. She combined the vegetable ingredients and tossed them into the salad bowl. She retraced her steps back to the fridge to get a bottle of salad dressing. From the array in the door, she pondered whether to pick Paul Newman or something more Krafty as her choy-ce, checking for expiry dates. She picked a bottle of vinaigrette and took it over to shake and pour over her salad. Only she had picked a bottle of vinairegrette instead... because when she tried to shake it, the entire contents of the full bottle sprayed all over her, her kitchen and everything in it. The Usual Suspect, her husband, Basil Roguefort came to mind. Her suspicions were confirmed when she spotted him rolling on the dining room floor with laughter and the video camera in his hand. The beet cobbs would turnip later when she caught Basil and tried to artichoke him. The CSI(Criminal Salad Investigators) measured the spatter patterns and chard the trajectories. Basil was collard when his fingerprints were found all over the bottle and lid of the dressing. He was charged with bottle-ism, a rare form of vandalism involving bottles. Rosie was charged with attempted manslawter. When the case came to court, Rosie beet the wrap because the vegetarian judge thought she got a raw deal. The judge tossed out the salad case, as there was mushroom for doubt. Rosie was later featured on the Okra Winfrey show and has now optioned her life story in a book called "Salad Days"...she will never have to earn a celery again. Basil romaines in custody where he has found Judaism and plans to become a kohlrabi.

Etymology: Vinaigrette (a salad dressing with oil and vinegar as well as mustard and garlic) & Regret (sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment)

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Created by: Lidipop

Pronunciation: huv-er-kap-ed

Sentence: when she left the table, she secretly 'hovercaped' the bottle & "forgot" it behind for someone else to grab! :)


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sligh mmmmmmmmmm boh mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Sentence: The recently detonated slimebomb mocked her, Paul Newman grinning as the goo slid down his chin

Etymology: timebomb, slime


great visual - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-19: 09:29:00


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Created by: jhill1229

Pronunciation: haf lip

Sentence: It drives me crazy when my son halflips the milk container.


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 02:57:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-10-23: 08:19:00
Definitely Krafty behaviour!

remistram - 2007-10-23: 09:52:00
I had to marry the loose lidder...I'm a shake first, tight lidder thus the birth of this definition.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 10:19:00
Time to throttle the bottler? ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:29:00

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:30:00
very high standard so far today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-18: 00:36:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'Oh no! I hate it when my husband tries to dress me!'

DEFINITION: v., To carefully place a lid on a bottle, especially a salad dressing bottle, so that it appears closed and will not spill unless the bottle is moved or shaken. n., A bottle which has been prepared in such a manner.

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