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Heinzed

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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Sabotage

Created by: hanana

Pronunciation: /ˈsabəˌtäZH/

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Capcrypttic

NeuroGlyph

Created by: NeuroGlyph

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Vinairegrette

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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Slimebomb

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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Sliptolid

lawvol

Created by: lawvol

Pronunciation: Slippt-ôh-lidd

Sentence: Jake was careful to sliptolid the bottle such that his roommate was unaware that something was afoot with the "Ken's Steak House Ranch Dressing".

Etymology: Slipped Lid

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Hiddenfollyoranch

Created by: Lolagrrl

Pronunciation: hid + den + foll + ee + oh + ranch

Sentence: Shannon's supposedly clever hiddenfollyoranch ruined my shirt. The outcome pleased her greatly because she had attained her day's goal by noon... Yup. Nothing left for her to do but play computer solitaire.

Etymology: Hidden - to prevent the disclosure of + Folly - A lack of good sense + of + Ranch - The salad dressing

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle terrific word! - libertybelle, 2007-10-23: 09:17:00

Haha! Thanks! :D - Lolagrrl, 2007-10-23: 09:32:00

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Lidlizard

Created by: looseball

Pronunciation:

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

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Vinairegret

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: vina/regret

Sentence: A favourite cafeteria joke is vinairegret which involves replacing the lids on salad dressing with larger ones - especially appreciated by dry cleaners.

Etymology: vinaigrette + regret

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petaj Gar!lick at that! Beaten to it on the vinegar-based dressing theme. - petaj, 2007-10-23: 08:23:00

Spicey! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-23: 11:51:00

Vinnie regrets doing this to me because I've capunked him with vengence threefold. - Stevenson0, 2007-10-23: 12:32:00

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Vinaigress

Created by: CDH167

Pronunciation: vinn-uh-gress

Sentence: "My roommate short-sheeted my bed and set my alarm clock two hours early, so I'll get back by vinaigressing her new bottle of Catalina."

Etymology: Portmanteau from 'vinaigrette' and 'aggressive'.

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Comments:

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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