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Chekintodebt

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Created by: DnBrown

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Preapprusury

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pree + appru + surry

Sentence: In the excitement of her preapprusury, Madeline forgot to check the terms and conditions; all there in fine print. If she had posessed a magnifying glass before she signed the loan papers, she might have realized that she had sold herself into indentured servitude.

Etymology: Pre-Approval + Usury >> Pre-Approval (An initial approval in writing by a lender subject to terms and conditions, which provides an estimate of how much a borrower can borrow) Usury (an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest)

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Sorrowfull Borrowfool sentence and word! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-24: 15:08:00

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Baitmail

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bayt mayl

Sentence: Perhaps every money business spends millions on baitmail, because it allows them to reel in big bucks. The minute you bite, they give you the bait and switch. They switch to arisenterest, feemonsters, and so many numerous damnold-trumped-up-charges, you'll think you've been held up ... and measured up as the biggest sucker of all!

Etymology: BAIT, MAIL is a also a form of HATE MAIL. /// Bait - any enticement used to lure or attract. Mail -anything sent thru the postal system. Hate mail - malevolent mail; also mail we strongly dislike getting.

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COMMENTS:

Song of the Day: Mr. Postman, Send Me A Dream! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-24: 01:07:00

I like it. - kateinkorea, 2009-02-24: 07:57:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-24: 09:19:00

Good word...A cute guy might be baitmale, especially if he's under age! - Nosila, 2009-02-24: 22:01:00

Baitmail won't fit in an envelope ... baitmales are found in a totally different baitsite on the endearnot! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-25: 02:37:00

wonderful word, describes the situation exactly. - rombus, 2009-02-25: 15:53:00

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Blondissue

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: blond issss ew

Sentence: The bank offered a blondissue which, if you didn't read the small print, was to dye for.

Etymology: bond issue, blonde

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Fiscalwrecktitude

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fiss kal rek tit ewed

Sentence: When the sales director of ostrich holdings offered her a chance at fiscalwrecktitude through a fixed rate extortion on her mentgage, she was confused.

Etymology: fiscal rectitude, wreck

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so am I (confused that is) but I love the word - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-24: 09:01:00

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Owemen

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: o men

Sentence: Carol could not believe her luck. She had gotten in her mailbox the chance to get a pre-approved credit card. It was low interest (2%) for the first 3 months and then ballooned to 30% after that. She wanted to apply, but talked to her Mom first. Her Mom made her rip up the offer and chuck it away. She told her such a come-on was an owemen...she would owe men money for the rest of her days if she signed up!

Etymology: Owe (be in debt) & Men (people) and play on Omen (a prediction of your future)

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Spenderlochen

Created by: feltcap

Pronunciation: 'spen-dər'lä-kĕn'

Sentence: Their offer sounded enticing - she was spenderlochen, after agreeing to the terms of the contract she had to accept the loan, but she was still somewhat unsure of what she would have to do to pay back the debt.

Etymology: spender - one who spends prodigally, lochen (german) - to punch holes in OR to entice, also sounds like spender-lock-in

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Fakehoped

Created by: kitkat1995

Pronunciation: fake-hoped

Sentence: I have been fakehoped into a credit card last year, now Im stuck in debts.

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Indebture

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in dept chure

Sentence: When Della got hom,e from work, she had yet more mail to sort. From different angles, each one wanted her to be in a state of indebture to them.

Etymology: Indenture (a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term) & Debt (the state of owing something (especially money)

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Telesharketing

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: teləshärkiting

Sentence: Jill screens all her calls. She has her roommate sort through her mail, because she has found that she is far too susceptible to telesharketing. Next she may have to give up watching television.

Etymology: telemarketing (the marketing of goods or services by means of telephone calls, typically unsolicited, to potential customers) + shark (a person who unscrupulously exploits or swindles others)

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:) - galwaywegian, 2010-09-07: 04:58:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-24: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by readerwriter. Thank you readerwriter. ~ James

readerwriter - 2009-02-24: 08:20:00
The thanks should go to my hubby who doesn't play, but loves to hear the defs!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-24: 22:59:00
Well lets give thanks to your hubby. Sounds like he has lots of good ideas! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-07: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by readerwriter. Thank you readerwriter. ~ James

'I've been pre-approved for a new credit card?'

DEFINITION: v. To offer pre-approved credit, loans or sweepstake prizes in order to lock the some poor sucker into permanent usury. n. Junk mail, spam or telemarketing offers for pre-approved credit and loans.

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