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Forgthought

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Forg-thot

Sentence: Because of her constant blather about crustaceans and underpants, I complete forgthought of my metaphysical essay topic Nature of Time ... hey I remember now!

Etymology: Forgot (failed to remember) + forgo (do without, ie. the thought) + thought (idea produced by thinking)

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COMMENTS:

like it!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:43:00

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Ifonlyness

Created by: geoamnesia

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The thought came, saw and fled in a nanosecond, leaving me with that familiar feeling of ifonlyness.

Etymology: If + only - a mental and emotional condition common to people with short memories, or no memory at all.

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Slippedcognizant

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sliptkägnəzənt

Sentence: Much like the old quote from the Three Stooges, ”I’m trying to think but nothing happens” John can lose a thought before it he can even finish formulating it. In a slippedcognizant moment he can even forget the Alamo.

Etymology: slipped cog (mental mistake) + cognizant (having knowledge or being aware of)

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Braindrop

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: brain-drop

Sentence: Um, I forget what I was going to write.

Etymology: Braindrops keep falling from my head. And just like the guy whose thoughts are too big for his head, nothing seems to stick....

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COMMENTS:

funny petaj - I like the song too - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:35:00

Listen to the rhythm of the falling brain, telling me just what a fool I've been. - Clayton, 2007-05-21: 15:32:00

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Thurp

Created by: mgood

Pronunciation: th-urp

Sentence: I hope I can recover the thurp I just endured!

Etymology: combined thought with burp!

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COMMENTS:

I've had a thurp before myself. - texmom, 2007-05-23: 00:22:00

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Thoughtbotomy

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: n. thot-bot-oh-mee

Sentence: During his presentation, Bob had an unscheduled thoughtbotomy; the slide was before him, yet he couldn't think of a single word to say.

Etymology: thought, lobotomy

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COMMENTS:

yikes - just thought of a witty retort and then lost it - I gusess it was a verbothoughbotomy - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:40:00

I also forgot how to spell guess - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:41:00

I can sympathize - I suffer from spellth with alarming frequency lately. - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-21: 18:07:00

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Senihil

Created by: mjmlabs

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Thautata

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: thaw - tuh - TAH [just say the last two syllables in a staccato accent] phonemic symbols: /θɔːt - tʌ - tɑː'/

Sentence: Thalia thautatad and her thought then turn to a thorough thautata. Thin thoughts turn out to be thautatas when thoughtless Thalia thinks thin thoughts-- a thoughtless thinking method we know now as thautata.

Etymology: "thought" + tata [goodbye in a more smexi manner]

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Castathought

Created by: weareallbeautiful

Pronunciation: k-ah-s-t-uh-th-ough-t

Sentence: Jenna tried to remember her castathought but she had lost her concentration.

Etymology: castaway+thought

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Brainfugitive

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈbɹeɪnˈfjuːdʒətiv/

Sentence: I wanted to use my latest personal brainfugitive as an example in this sentence, but it escaped, and I haven't been able to track it down yet.

Etymology: A fugitive thought that's escaped from the brain.

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COMMENTS:

good one! - toadstool57, 2007-05-21: 07:34:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-21: 01:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-04: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41. ~ James

'I wish I knew what I'm thinking?'

DEFINITION: n. A lost thought; v. To become distracted and lose track of what you were thinking.

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