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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: div err shunnt

Sentence: he always had something cute and witty to say to her, but when he walked into her office, her scent and her smile caused a major divershunt, leaving him simpering while withdrawing to the safety of the men's room.

Etymology: diversion, shunt

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Created by: JayBaldo



Etymology: A terrible combo of lost and thought.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: am nee zhe ayk

Sentence: When stressed, Maggie became distracted and found herself with an amnesiache. When that old train of thought gets derailed, it's a pain in the caboose.

Etymology: Amnesia (partial or total loss of memory) & Ache (have a desire for something or someone who is not present)

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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)


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


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Created by: treyb

Pronunciation: Ey-dee-dee

Sentence: Arg, aydeedee, I forgot what I was going to tell you.


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mush-brayn

Sentence: People over 35 begin to receive mushbrains more frequently as they age and this usually marks the onset of rotting from the inside- otherwise known as the aging process.

Etymology: mush (a thick, soft mass, can mold into a loaf for slicing and frying) brain (the grey & white matter between your ears)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ir ret treev ab ilitee

Sentence: It happened again. Brianna had another irritrievability session. Her train of thought had become derailed again. It was like being an amnesiac in a soap opera. She could not remember anything from a second ago, nevermind longer. It all started when she began dating her co-star, Drew A. Blanc. He seemed to have no memory at all. Probably a good thing in Hollywood, but a bad thing for her...had they had their first kiss, gotten married, had a child? Who knew??? All that Brianna did know was that she would have to get back on the Ginko-Biloba again soon, or her career might be over! Whoulda thought????

Etymology: Irretrievable (impossible to recover or recoup or overcome) & Irritate (annoy;disturb, especially by minor irritations) & Ability (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done).

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dam nee sha

Sentence: You know the go into a room, but forget why you went. You see someone familiar but cannot recall their name. You put your keys down, but cannot find them as you race around getting ready to go to work. Yes, it's that damnesia. You used to have a photographic memory...but now you keep forgetting to buy film for it. Your memory is now like a pen that runs out of ink. You have crossed into a new dementia, The Whywrite Zone.

Etymology: Damn (expletives used informally as intensifiers) & Amnesia (total or partial loss of memory)

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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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Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: tad/ull/d

Sentence: I had rubber gloves on and three foot of garden hose in my hand but for the life of me I was so taddled I couldn't think what I had intended to do with it.

Etymology: tad ( a small amount) + addled (confused)


that reminds me - I have to do some gardening today and if I get taddled, I can just wash the car - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:37:00


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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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