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'He's kind of possessive about his litter...'

DEFINITION: v., To clean up another person's mess, only to have all their garbage dumped right on top of you. n., A person who tries to help other people solve their problems but always ends up in deep doo-doo.

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Counselquence

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Cown-sel-quen-se

Sentence: When Nicola heard the knock on her door late one night she knew it would be her best friend Dana with news of the latest tragic event in her life. This time she found her in floods of tears, when she asked her what was wrong she told her that she had been seeing a married man and didn't know what to do. Being a good friend Nicola sat and listened to her for the next five hours, eventually she advised her to give the man an ultimatum, the wife or her. Dana thanked her and left. What she hadn't realised however was that the man in question was her own husband, but she soon found out when the counselquence ended in him packing his bags and moving in with Dana a week later.

Etymology: Counsel(give advice to someone to help resolve a personal problem) + Consequence(result or effect)

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COMMENTS:

I think those are my neighbors - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 07:33:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-02: 12:29:00

Great story, TJayzz...the basis of all Country & Western songs! - Nosila, 2008-12-02: 22:18:00

metrohumanx A modern parable, indeed. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-03: 16:44:00

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Spillanthropist

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sp ill an th ropp isst

Sentence: His time as a spillanthropist showed him that the milk of human kindness ended up sticking to the shit that happens more often than not. There were time when he was sorry he ever joined the pees corps

Etymology: philanthropist, spill

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COMMENTS:

Damned messiprocity. - purpleartichokes, 2008-02-07: 04:54:00

you're still alive! hurrah! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-07: 05:54:00

Hey purpleartichokes -welcome back, we've really missed you - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-07: 06:04:00

sorry galway - didn't mean to leave you out - another excellent word - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-07: 06:05:00

Clever sentence! Graphic puns! Nifty verboticism! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 08:53:00

Wonderful word and sentence. I suspect you and Banky (Maltruist) will be taking it away today. - ErWenn, 2008-02-07: 10:18:00

I guess the "milk of human kindness" has turned sour! Perhaps, also, the 'milk and honey route' is closed for repair! Top sentence and word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-07: 18:13:00

nice, me jumped when I saw word - purpleman, 2008-02-07: 20:41:00

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Gallantrashed

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gal-uhn-trasht

Sentence: Maybe it's karma, maybe just bad luck but whenever Ben tries to make amends for someone else's mess he gets gallantrashed.

Etymology: gallanrtry (dashing courage; heroic bravery; noble-minded behavior) + trashed (to destroy, damage, or vandalize)

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Pigstymied

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: pig/sty/meed

Sentence: Why is it that every time I try to help I end up pigstymied

Etymology: pigsty + stymied

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COMMENTS:

And hogtied? Where's the Tide? Oh what a funny and fun creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 11:02:00

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Orthomerdapurgotate

Created by: XMbIPb

Pronunciation: ORTHOMERDAPURGOTATE

Sentence: I am sick and tired of orthomerdapurgotating after everyone in this bloody hellhole, just to be passed for a promotion time and time again!

Etymology: Ortho - straight and upright Merda (lat.) - feces Purgo (lat.) - to clean

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Samaritrashed

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sah - MARE - uh - trasht

Sentence: When Germond tried to clear the clog in Beatrices's toilet with a compressor and suddenly found himself covered in fresh sewage he realized he had once again been samaritrashed while innocently trying to help someone.

Etymology: Mix of samaritan and trashed

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COMMENTS:

Did the kitty litter in the cartoon inspire this sentence! Wow ... strong images today. lol! Good blend of words, too! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 08:34:00

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Helperskelper

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Hell-pers-Kell-per

Sentence: HelperSkellper, and we all fall down!

Etymology: Botch job of 1. Helper 2. Skupper and generally inspired by Helter Skelter...which is a catchy combination in a pop song a bit like..la la la

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COMMENTS:

cute - Nosila, 2010-04-27: 11:01:00

Wow this sounds familiar to me! - splendiction, 2010-04-27: 19:54:00

Know why it sounds familiar: check out the fifth word I made (helperskelpering)! - splendiction, 2010-04-27: 19:59:00

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Backolaid

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bak-o-lay-d

Sentence: She had cold feet in bed. Her icy backkside, and frigid front made him recoil tighter than a frozen spring. He decided to help her. His warming backhand assist, backfired. She booted him out of bed. Ouch! Another backolaid!

Etymology: He hoped for an accolade for his aid! Ack! Alass! It backfired and became a ... backolaid!

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maybe next time he could try 'socking' it to her - nothing worse than cold feet - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-07: 12:30:00

Great sentence and etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-07: 22:05:00

i like it - purpleman, 2008-02-08: 08:01:00

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Goodpunish

Sibahi

Created by: Sibahi

Pronunciation: Good-punish

Sentence: "John was goodpunished, John is a goodpunish"

Etymology: "No good deed goes unpunished." - Clare Boothe Luce

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Nice wordplay and turn about in your sentence and verboticism! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 08:44:00

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Dooundo

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: doo - un - doo

Sentence: As Harry lay on his back with a pile of Rover's doo on top of him, he realized that he had just experienced a case of dooundo. While shoveling the dog run, his shovel hit a rock, propelling him backwards and flinging the doo on top of him.

Etymology: Doo and Undo

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COMMENTS:

LOL! I laughed at your word~ Good one! :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-03-05: 11:36:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-07: 03:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleman. Thank you purpleman. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-02-07: 21:21:00
Had fun with your definition today, purpleman! A rose for your good cartoon, James! (an aside for pupleman and Stevenson about a past verbot: You both noted that beefcant got votes but no comments. It was because most of the compliments I thought turned my face red! If you care to go back and take a look, I'm tickled pink to tell you I finally came up with one I could post!)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-08: 04:17:00
Smells like a rose or maybe a strawberry. Thanks Silveryaspen! ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-12-02: 13:05:00
Great word. Great etymology.

silveryaspen - 2008-12-02: 13:08:00
in the wrong box again! I'm flummboxed!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-27: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleman. Thank you purpleman. ~ James

scrabbelicious - 2010-05-01: 13:17:00
What can I say, fools seldom differ. ;-)