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Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: imp - hing - hur - snap

Sentence: Gloria moved slowly and roundly. She was a force to be reckoned with and especially did not like to be touched or hugged. If someone approached her too quickly and with wide arms, it might cause an impingehersnap.....and Gloria would tense up, snapping her legs and spine into a defensive position....somewhat like a crisp, round cookie!

Etymology: impinge - (encroach, interfere or contact) her, snap (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) gingersnap (a crisp, round cookie)


metrohumanx ...and somewhat like a timber rattlesnake? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:14:00

metrohumanx I like this word more each time i see it! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:43:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: thuh/roy/al/weez

Sentence: As the new guy from the mailroom accidentally made contact with the exposed arm of the president of the company while depositing a letter on his desk, the royalweeze was palpably audible.

Etymology: wheeze + the royal we (Pluralis Majestatis), which is a nosism employed by a person of high office, such as a monarch or pope


Pun fun with the word royalties, too - silveryaspen, 2009-04-06: 11:12:00

Seize the wheeze...good one! - Nosila, 2009-04-06: 19:12:00

metrohumanx OFF with his head! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:40:00


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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].


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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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)


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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Created by: mangojo

Pronunciation: Guh-SHRIG

Sentence: When the young man touched her waist she gashriged suddenly and exclaimed, "Get away from me boy! No one ever touches me like that!"

Etymology: A combination of the words gasp, shudder and rigid.

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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)


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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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 and hug


metrohumanx Major No No.....wasn't he second-in command to Chairman MOE? - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:40:00

Yep....and was the older brother of the dissident, Yu Gno Hu - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 01:50:00

metrohumanx Pol Pot = Top Lop - metrohumanx, 2009-04-06: 01:53:00

Yep....and was the older brother of the dissident, Yu Gno Hu - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 03:10:00

That's the one....Hung Chow....was constipated most of the time. - Mustang, 2009-04-06: 03:11:00


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Created by: Charon




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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.


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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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)


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


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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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