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Rigorthohiss

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: rig-ORTHO-hiss

Sentence: Mama Obama’s outgoing, they say… To protocol spin doctors it was okay- To fistbump Sarkoszy and hifive the Prince… But hugging the Monarch made everyone wince. Forgetting that Bush was a world-class dunce, Her touch was derided and talked of for months… Clearly her gesture was somewhat amiss.. Tho the world’s on the edge of a dark bleak abyss, The papparatzombies just focused on this: A Regent’s reaction- Her RIGORTHOHISS.

Etymology: RIGORmortis+orTHO+HISS=RIGORTHOHISS....RIGOR MORTIS: temporary rigidity of muscles (occurring after death); New Latin, stiffness of death [1847].....ORTHO: straight, upright, vertical, perpendicular,correct; Greek, from orthos straight, right, true; akin to Sanskrit ūrdhva high, upright.....HISS: to express disapproval of by hissing, to make a sharp sibilant sound; Middle English, of imitative origin [14th century].

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl WOW! The word is great, the poem hysterical. Great work. - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-06: 05:10:00

Great word as always Metrohumanx ;) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 08:30:00

Words you chose to make rhyme, entranced me for quite a time. While at your wit, I laughed a bit, and enjoyed all of what you writ! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 17:36:00

Your ode may not be legal, but it certainly is regal! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:10:00

metrohumanx Thanks to you all! James :) - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 23:17:00

metrohumanx I would like to thank The Lone ranger who gave me a vote on each of my words last week. I may be offline for a little while, as i have chosen to move to the headlands of the foothills... - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:13:00

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Whecuddleeze

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: we-cudd-ul-eeze

Sentence: She tried not to whecuddleeze when he grabbed her on the trapeze with the greatest of ease.

Etymology: wheeze + cuddle

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COMMENTS:

What a tease! - Nosila, 2010-10-19: 23:46:00

oh please! - remistram, 2010-10-20: 09:33:00

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Gasptropod

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: gahsp-troh-pohd

Sentence: It was a beautiful day. Amelia, a social butterfly, was chairperson of the Friendly Acres Welcoming Committee. Her job was to meet and greet new arrivals to the neighborhood and deliver a basket of household goodies. After knocking several times on the front door of the newly arrived Mollusk family, imagine Amelia's shock when Mrs. Mollusk (whose husband was a snailmail man) inhaled sharply when Amelia extended her hand to introduce herself. She was even more shocked when Mrs. Mollusk instructed the children at her foot to hide. Mrs. Mollusk then slammed the door and quickly retreated into her house. As Amelia walked back down the Mollusks somewhat slimy, but shimmering-in-the-sunshine pathway, she decided the Mollusks must be the gasptropods of the neighborhood.

Etymology: Playing with GASTROPOD, a snail or slug, single-shelled, muscular organ of locomotion

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COMMENTS:

Oh, no! They shunned your friendly graspopaweds! No shellouts in this family! Very unique etymology. - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 17:55:00

very clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:48:00

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Unhuggagasp

Created by: Charon

Pronunciation:

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Antihugaphobia

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: An-tie-hug-uh-fow-be-uh

Sentence: Michelle approached Queen Goozie and gently hugged her to comfort her on the way to the Whitehouse...Queen Goozie let out a loud gasp as her entire body went rigid and into an "antihugaphobia" spasm! Queen Goozie was from a royal family, that did not show any type of loving attention such as hugs and it freaked her out! Michelle was so shocked that Queen Goozie had never been hugged or hugged anyone! Michelle felt sorry for Queen Goozie for the fact the Queen was so fearful of such a kind and loving gesture...but,took note that she would curtsy and bow next time in greeting Queen Goozie of the Royal family!

Etymology: Anti;Meaning against,opposite or opposed to. Hug;A hug is a form of physical intimacy that generally involves closing or holding the arms around another person. Aphobia;Added "A" to,Phobia meaning; fear, dread, hatred.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Remind me of "The Prince and The Pauper".....Good one, Prestochango! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 23:15:00

Thanks Metrohumanx! It seems you are one of few that comment...I keep trying :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-07: 05:43:00

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Royaltease

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roy al teez

Sentence: When Michelle placed her hand where she shouldn't, it caused a royaltease for the protocol police and a royal pain in the back side for the Royal Bodyguards. Ameri-CAN indeed!

Etymology: Royal (regal, queen-like) & Tease (the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously;provoking someone with persistent annoyances) & Wordplay on Royalties(royal persons collectively)

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Shudderhug

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shud-ehr-hug

Sentence: Seeing the breach of protocol in the inappropriate touching of a monarch by the new first lady, the Queen and many who saw it experienced a gasping shudderhug in response to such a major no no.

Etymology: Blend of 'shudder' (react with revulsion) and 'hug' (embrace)

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Nyuh

Created by: Afonso705

Pronunciation: [ɲɯ̽ːʰ]

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Blotus

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: blo tus

Sentence: When the photo op presented itself for the first meeting between Queen Elizabeth 11 and Michelle Obama,at Buckingham Palace, after the G20 Conference, the Queen let out a blotus. When asked later how she felt after recovering from the encounter, Her Majesty said in her usual dead-pan manner, "We were touched!"

Etymology: Blow (gasp;forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth) & FLOTUS (acronym for First Lady Of The United States...used by her Secret Service detail and itinerary planners) Naturally her spouse is called POTUS, but that is a whole nother story...

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Winceofwails

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: winss ov waylz

Sentence: When asked what was the high point (or most publicized aspect) of her recent trip to Britain, the First Lady said it had to be her receiving the winceofwails for encircling her Majesty in a photo-op embrace. The whole episode became a royal pain, for her and the House of Wince-or!

Etymology: Wince (grimace;flich, cringe) & Wails (emit sound of sorrow or grief) & play on Prince of Wales (The Heir to the British Throne and some of Queen Elizabeth II)

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metrohumanx Didn't Henry Kissinger once grab Margaret Thatcher's ass? Nobody made a big deal out of THAT! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 00:58:00

Royal pun = roils of fun! Great create and right on the definition, too! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 01:21:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-06: 07:50:00
Thank you! My former husband's family didn't hug and I hugged his Mother and she let out a loud gasp and went rigid... They all changed and became more loving towards each other, after I married into their family. It changed them forever and they all hug each other now. :) (I hug people I care about and love) Hugs are great! ;)

readerwriter - 2009-04-06: 10:22:00
Sounds like you were on a Mission Accomplished!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-06: 10:46:00
Perhaps you should consider a taking a position with the Royal Family -- seems like they need a lot more hugging. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

'Omigod! She's goosing me!'

DEFINITION: v. To gasp and go rigid with shock when someone unexpectedly hugs you. n. The gasping sound, and associated rigid body reaction, which a person who is "not comfortable with physical intimacy", emits when they are unexpectedly hugged.

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