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'Ooopy goopy poopy poo.'

DEFINITION: n An invented language similar to baby talk, used by pet owners to communicate with their pets. v. To speak to an animal using an invented language.

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Faunish

Created by: mweinfeld

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Animalingo

Created by: uvadavidg

Pronunciation: an-uh-muh-ling-goh

Sentence: I was kinda hoping to discuss the recent decline in oil prices or the long-term viability of the United Nations as an international organization, but she kept pursing her lips and cooing in this unintelligible animalingo

Etymology: animal plus lingo

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Dogalect

kelyn

Created by: kelyn

Pronunciation: DOG-ah-lekt

Sentence: My cutesy little puppy-wuppy and I understand each other through our own special dogalect. Oh yes, we do, don't we sweetums?

Etymology: Dog + Dialect

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Critterspeak

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CRIT - ehr - speek

Sentence: Clarissa had an emotional bond with her pets that bordered on derangement and had even gone so far as to develop an entire vocabulary of critterspeak that she sometimes absent mindedly used when conversing with people.

Etymology: Blend of 'critter' (any creature) and 'speak'.

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metrohumanx BORDERED on derangement? Methinks she was Home, Home on deranged.... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:46:00

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Schmalliewallieschmoopsdedo

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Fuckin sound it out!

Sentence: Jesus, if I type this sentence for reals, I'll never get laid again.

Etymology: Meet me and my bitch, appearing in Austin. 704 bitches

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Spoilspiel

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: sp-oil-sp-eel

Sentence: Mariah's husband says that one day the dog will tell her to shut up with the spoilspiel and hand her a dictionary. Aww Arabella arhhy arey aww, said Minnie to her beloved pooch.

Etymology: Spoil- pamper or overindulge. Spiel- glib speech.

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Boopyscoop

Created by: Alicia

Pronunciation: Boop/ee/scoop

Sentence: Sarah bent down for her dog. She Boopyscooped it.

Etymology: Boopy: Like A Weird Kind Of Language Scoop: Scooped The Dog Up.

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Embarrassinglish

Created by: Katisms1

Pronunciation: im-bare-iss-ING-lish

Sentence: As she continued to coo baby-talk into her ratty lapdog's ear, in what could only be described as fluent Embarrasinglish, he prayed for a sudden emergency that would put an end to this blind date from hell.

Etymology: embarrassing (e.g. behaviour that clearly demonstrates the now-deafening tics and tocks of one's long-neglected biologogical clock) + English

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Animavocalism

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: an e mah voc ah liz um

Sentence: She mumured sweet animavocalisms in the horse's ear as she urged him towards the starting line for the big race.

Etymology: anima - concerning animals vocalism - spoken

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Mortifidoraptus

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: MORT-IH-FIE-DOE-RAP-TUSS

Sentence: Flo was a volunteer at the animal shelter and a professional dog walker. Although her new pit bull puppy looked like a naked mole rat, she was fond of showing it off in public. Her friends humored her until she was inexplicably siezed by MORTIFIDORAPTUS and began cooing and speaking in slobbering tongues to the clearly embarrased doglet. Everyone had to look away and stifle snickers. Others just walked away, while some cast aspersions at her descent into irritating anthropomorphism. Imploring her to stop had no effect - the gibberish just intensified into a pungent mishmash of ootsycutesyisms. Flo just tossed her head back indignantly and was last seen heading haughtily towards a hydrant, MORTIFIDORAPPING all the way.

Etymology: MORTIFIED:humiliated + FIDO: legendary generic verbotomistic canine-american of yore + RAPTUS: a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion = MORTIFIDORAPTUS............... Variations: [ mortifidorapture, mortifidoraptism, mortifidorapmusic, mortifidoraptologist ] yadda yadda yadda

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx http://www.blackstump.com.au/pets-animals.htm - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:21:00

metrohumanx Please spay or tutor your pet. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:59:00

metrohumanx Outside of a dog, a BOOK is man's best friend................................ Inside a dog, it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 07:00:00

metrohumanx Rin Tin Tinnitus. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 07:23:00

metrohumanx Rodeo Rover is now available at: Goblertoys.com - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 07:25:00

metrohumanx Augiedoggie's son said: "Father, I'm SOOOOO humiliated." - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 07:27:00

Dog-gone cute, said Germaine Shepherd to Shirley Bassett and Joe Cocker! - Nosila, 2008-08-01: 19:18:00

Muzzle Toff! - Nosila, 2008-08-02: 01:05:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-08: 111:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-08: 04:52:00
Great definition remistram! Outstanding submissions already! Gonna be hard voting today.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-08: 12:11:00
I wish I could vote for every word today

jadenguy - 2007-06-08: 12:16:00
I guess everybody's creative juices are flowing since the weekend is upon us. Contentment envelops us like a warm wind on a brisk morning stroll.

ziggy41 - 2007-06-08: 12:40:00
ahh that's got to be an exact replica of my dog in the pic!

ErWenn - 2007-06-08: 14:04:00
Holy crap, there's a lot of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-08: 15:13:00
Verbotomy received a very positive review today in the The Globe and Mail, a Canadian newspaper. The story quotes words created by Stevenson0, Clayton and Rikboyee. See more: The Globe and Mail: Getting together to make up words.

Jabberwocky - 2007-06-08: 15:18:00
figures ziggy41 would have a k9

jadenguy - 2007-06-08: 15:43:00
I want a pug but I'm often concerned about not noticing it where i walk.

texmom - 2007-06-08: 21:44:00
It really was hard to choose. Petois just had that touch of class.

administraitor - 2007-06-09: 17:58:00
Toronto’s venerable “Mop & Pail” as the paper is affectionately known, is what led me to Verbotomy on Friday. My first instinct was to submit “Doggerel” then realized that it was in no way sufficiently twisted to survive! I’m looking forward to a lotta laffs with this!

mplsbohemian - 2007-06-10: 19:58:00
Dang, I just came up with a much better word, and it's too late for me to enter it: gerbilish!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-04: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James