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'I'm not pouting because the world sucks'

DEFINITION: n. A person who regularly sulks inside cafes and coffeehouses all day, contributing nothing more to their world than a pout. v. To glower angrily at the state of world affairs while remaining inactive and unemployed.

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Abominertia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uh-bom-in-ER-sha

Sentence: Gladys had a very bad case of abominertia, angry at the world in general and her life in particular and she took great pains to let everyone around her know just how displeased she was while making no effort whatsoever to change her status.

Etymology: Blend of 'abominable' (repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome) and 'inertia' (Inertness; indisposition to motion, exertion, or action; want of energy; sluggishness)

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Joebegone

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: joh-bi-gawn

Sentence: Another sad day for Janice. It's all she could do to get her jobegone self out of the house to share a good glower with folks at the coffee shop.

Etymology: joe (coffee) + woebegone (sorrowful or sad in appearance)

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Bademo

Created by: josje

Pronunciation: bad emo

Sentence: you are just a bademo

Etymology: bad and EMO

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Staryucks

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: starr yeukks

Sentence: the staryucks always take the best seats in the cafe and the solitary readers always take the largest table.

Etymology: starbucks yuck

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COMMENTS:

Just like people on airplanes who grab the window seats and then either read all the way there or worst stil, draw the blinds so no one can see where they are going...don't get me started! - Nosila, 2010-07-16: 23:00:00

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Stewbucks

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: stu-bucks

Sentence: Sara spent her days and unemployment cash brooding at Stewbucks after losing her job as a cashier at Wal-Mart for not welcoming people. "Being a cashier is too hard," she thought, "because they want you to be cheerful all the time."

Etymology: stew: be in a huff, sullen, resentful + starbucks: well-known chain of coffeehouses

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Freshbrood

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fresh brood

Sentence: Mona sat in the coffeehouse in full freshbrood mode. Her problems were much more important than those of the rest of the world. If your life is so bad, Mona, how is it you can afford a specialty coffee every morning at $10 a pop???

Etymology: Fresh brewed (drink made by steeping and boiling,so as to extract the flavor, fresh means just recently brewed to optimize impact,aroma and flavour) & Brood (to pout,be sullen,moody, anxious)

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Javaproblem

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ja va prob lem

Sentence: Sharon sat petulantly in her favourite coffee bar scowling as usual. She thought it made her look intellectual and intriguing... but to the other patrons, her body language said javaproblem?

Etymology: Java (coffee) & Problem (Issue) and Wordplay on "Do you have a problem?" (facetious question)

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Pouterlimits

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pow ter lim its

Sentence: "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it pouter, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... The Pouter Limits"...order another Latte!

Etymology: Pouter (Someone who pouts-be in a huff and display one's displeasure) & Limits ( the greatest possible degree of something) & Play on Outer Limits, popular sci-fi tv series.

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hilarious! - splendiction, 2009-07-06: 19:26:00

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Javapathy

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /JA-vap-uh-thee/

Sentence: Veronica hated going to the coffee shop next to the building where she worked because it seemed to always be filled with fateful, indifferent, Generation-Y'ers who were filled with javapathy, and acted world-weary and jaded beyond their years. They usually appeared to be alert and perceptive young adults, although that may have just been from all the caffeine. So, why didn't these people have jobs? Who was supporting these flocks of coffee house beatniks, sitting around scowling at the rest of the world, and sipping expensive café mocha lattes?

Etymology: Java - brewed coffee; coffee from the island of Java (Slang, from Java, an island in Indonesia where coffee is grown) + Apathy - lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things in general; indifference (from Greek, apathes "without emotion")

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COMMENTS:

nice one. - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:41:00

Add in tidapthy - nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-18: 18:27:00

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Perkolazer

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: purk - oo - laz - ur

Sentence: Romona turned into a perkolazer after she lost her job at Starbucks. Instead of looking for another job, she brings her books and laptop into Starbucks each morning and sits there sipping cafe lates, wishing they would hire her back.

Etymology: perk (short for perkolate (a process used to make coffee), perkolator (a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans) laze (be idle; exist in a changeless situation)

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She\'s just brewding! Good word. - Nosila, 2009-07-06: 10:05:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-06: 13:24:00

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