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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass teee reee ah

Sentence: His assteria made her the butt of jokes in the shower room

Etymology: hysteria, ass


Your Assteria "cracks" me up! :) LOL - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:05:00

HOW did that happen? perfect example of Illogicalrambugifications as I hit enter once...:)) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-06: 09:08:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:43:00

metrohumanx Profundo rotundo. Funny word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:42:00


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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: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: Dis-play-uv-a-flick-shun

Sentence: What was meant to be a display of affection turned into a unfortunate displayofaffliction in a flash. I went to hug my nephew, but he was so uncomfortable that he tried to dodge under my outstretched arms. He ended up with his head lodged in my armpit for a brief but horrific moment. By mutual yet silent consent, we greeted each other with nothing more with a casual wave thereafter.

Etymology: Display of affection altered to incorporate affliction.


great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 09:42:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass kew

Sentence: Her emotions went asskew.what should one do

Etymology: askew, ass

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Created by: Bughunt

Pronunciation: Gah-hug gahug

Sentence: "Oh, look over there, poor lady, what a gahug.."

Etymology: Gah! -scream or cry Hug -affection

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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


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

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


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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


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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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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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: stiff + cum + fert

Sentence: Grandpa Proctor went into shock when Emily Lincoln gave him a hug. He felt extreme stiffcomfort, had trouble breathing and his whole body became rigid. Although Emily was a covergirl for Oui Magazine, everyone was sure that he reacted this way when Grandma touched him too.

Etymology: stiff (rigid, incapable of or resistant to bending, not moving) comfort, discomfort.


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


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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)


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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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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