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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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Squeezewheeze

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skwēzwēz

Sentence: Tom's family was not very good expressing intimacy. When he married Sunshine his family collectively developed a squeezewheeze. In the receiving line Tom's mother gasped so much that Sunshine's folks were convinced that she had asthma. At the reception there was so much oxygen being sucked in that the caterer had trouble keeping candles on the tables lit.

Etymology: squeeze (a hug) + wheeze (breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest)

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COMMENTS:

How did Tom and Sunshine ever get together? - otherguy, 2009-04-06: 07:47:00

metrohumanx I think we're ALL Bozos on this bus! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:38:00

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Bumfounded

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bəmfounded

Sentence: When the hug accidentally slid south the Queen was bumfounded.

Etymology: bum (bottom) dumbfounded (greatly astonish or amaze)

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COMMENTS:

genius :) - galwaywegian, 2010-10-19: 09:36:00

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Flabbergrasp

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: flab her grasp

Sentence: Despite briefing on the protocalling, for caution and careful handulling, at the Queen's soft touch, the lackadaisical lady, with a strong hand, flabbergrasped the Queen!

Etymology: FLABBERGAST, GRASP, GASP. Flabbergast - astonish, surprise, shock, startle, flummox. Grasp - hold with the hand. Gasp - quick intake of air when startled by being flabbergrasped. /// Protocalling is a verbotomy based on protocol for calling on the queen. /// Handulling is a verbotomy based on the need to dull all hand gestures when handling the queen, so they are not misconstrued as hand gestures attacking the queen.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Grasp her flab=Flabbergrasp! A quasi palindrotomy ! VERY good, Silvery! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:38:00

LOL Too funny! I like it :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:10:00

Yikes, Metro! Never gave it a thought. Now I need to start thinking backwords as well as forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 11:20:00

Absolutely flabulous, silvery! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:13:00

Best of the day. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:41:00

metrohumanx Just don't start backing talkwards! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:18:00

queueirked - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:32:00

delete the above comment please - forgot to change screens before beginning a new verbotomy! Forgot to look backwords while trying to go forwords! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:49:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:45:00

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Clinchoke

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: klin-ch-oak

Sentence: The klinchoak Lizzie let out echoed down the hall. Every head turned in her direction to observe Michelle imitating Paul Keating by breaking protocol.

Etymology: clinch (embrace, hug) + choke (gasp)

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metrohumanx Very clever and pronounceable, too! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:15:00

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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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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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Shockandpaw

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: shock-and-paw

Sentence: Larry was the office touchy-feely guy, known for his flagrant practice of shockandpaw hugging manuvers on unsuspecting women. He snuck into the office one day and found Martha, the new receptionist, alone at her desk. What Larry never realized, though, was that Martha carried creepaway spray in her purse for just such an occasion.

Etymology: shock: surprise + paw: fondle, grope (wordplay on shock and awe a la G.Bush)

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COMMENTS:

nice one! - galwaywegian, 2009-04-06: 08:48:00

artr Love it! - artr, 2009-04-06: 13:09:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 20:39:00

metrohumanx Good one, Miss Moneypenney! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:39:00

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Comments:

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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