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'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Nanoutragedis

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: NANN-out-RADGE-a-DISS

Sentence: I felt so outraged, abused and forsaken- As I waited in line for Canadian bacon… I took a ticket but she took my place ...then my anger succumbed to her beautiful face… I said “Excuse me- Do you have my number ?”… Making my point, I felt so much dumber… I had no appointments, no kids to collect… No fish on the fire, no cars to inspect. Letting her know that her actions were rude was the best thing I did-now we’re sharing our food. We're watching old movies in a strange state of bliss… All because of a NANOUTRAGEDIS!

Etymology: NANO+ouTRAGe+tragEDy+DIS=NANOTRAGEDIS.....NANO: one billionth (10−9)of something, infinitely small or insignificant; International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek nanos dwarf.....OUTRAGE: an act that violates accepted standards of behavior or taste, the anger and resentment aroused by injury or insult; Middle English, from Anglo-French utrage, outrage insult, excess, from outre, utre beyond, from Latin ultra.....TRAGEDY: a disastrous event, a serious drama typically describing a conflict between the protagonist and a superior force (as destiny) and having a sorrowful or disastrous conclusion that elicits pity, terror or an awkward date; Middle English tragedie, from Middle French, from Latin tragoedia, from Greek tragōidia, from tragos goat (akin to Greek trōgein to gnaw) + aeidein to sing[14th century].....DIS: short for disrespect, to treat with disrespect or contempt [1980].

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metrohumanx Foghorn Leghorn. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:32:00

You're so kind...Ya see I just voice my feelings to to others around me loud enough for the clerk to hear & feel foolish..and in the end when this happened to me it backfired on the RUDE "cutinfronther" that broke in line..it became a joke :) Poetic Justice! hehehe - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-07: 05:27:00

Very much enjoyed your verse, and the way it did not make him curse, a nice twist to make his linewait end, with the making of a new friend! Nicest sentence of the day. Again your verbotomy is a good long word play! (in more ways than one - the play is the thing!) - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:41:00

metrohumanx Merci beaucoups! I don't have the pun-gent abilities that others do, but i try to keep it amusing. Some people think that puns are the lowest form of writing, but there's verse! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 16:03:00

Puns are not only fun but good brain exercise ... and dittor for verse ... which also helps one to say it better with less words ... They are signs of intelligence, not dunce! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 21:39:00

metrohumanx I was just attempting a pun....there's verse-MUCH verse... - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 01:12:00

:-) you are a very nice pun-gent! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-08: 07:09:00

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Hanoiance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: han oy anse

Sentence: Sheldon had waited a long time to get into his favourite popular Vietnamese restaurant. Then he had waited another long time to have his order taken. An older couple had come in after him and got their order long before he did. He felt a deep sense of hanoiance over the favoritism shown to this pair. He finally spoke to the waiter, demanding to know why he was being treated this way. The waiter smiled sheepishly and explained that the couple were his elderly grandparents, the actual owners of the restaurant, who had to be back to the seniors' home before 7:00 pm. With a sigh gone, Sheldon realized he was being pho-lish and hue too hasty, as it was their recipes he was enjoying. Even though he'd had to wait, it was a nguyen-nguyen situation for him.

Etymology: Hanoi (Capitol city of Viet Nam) & Annoyance (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed) Also: Hue (pron: hway)ancient people of Viet Nam and a name of a city there); Pho (Vietnamese soup);Nguyen (pronounced Hwin) most popular Vietnamese surname and family name of a royal dynasty)

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COMMENTS:

I love it long time! - scrabbelicious, 2010-10-20: 19:20:00

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Buttinfury

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: but-in-feeuhr-eee

Sentence: Her buttinfury heightened to a frenzied state when every item that he wanted to purchase had no price codes so the cashier had to call the manager over to find the prices for each of his 54 items, one by one...

Etymology: butt-in (as in to intrude in line) + fury (rage)

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Cutniption

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kut-nip-shuhn

Sentence: Jerry just about had a cutniption when people appeared to be butting in the line waiting to get into the club. Yeah, sure they are EMTs dealing with an ill patron but shouldn't they have to wait like everybody else. At least the sick person should have had the courtesy of falling out of the queue.

Etymology: conniption (fit, temper fit) + cut (to move or thrust oneself abruptly between others)

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Infuriwait

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: In-fi-ur-e-wait

Sentence: Dr. Benson's patients were infuriwaited as one by one they were overlooked by a 20 story building.

Etymology: An annoying blend of 1)vb. Infuriate. To make very angry and impatient 2)vb. wait. To stand in line, queue.

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Jumplain

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: juh-mp-lay-n

Sentence: Oh the feelings of jumplain Adam had when he waited in line 3 hours on black friday, only to watch others jump the line and wait just 3 minutes.

Etymology: jump (move forward) + pain (feelings of hurt) + complain (showing anger towards something or someone)

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Great etymology and blending. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:22:00

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Exqueueses

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: eckz-cue-sayz

Sentence: No one was going to listen to the histrionics of Censoria's exqueuses. Sure, she had waited in line for eight hours, asked the person in front and back of her to save her place while she used the loo, but there were no more tickets to the Crude Oil concert.

Etymology: A play on EXCUSES, to make allowances for, overlook; EX + QUEUE, a line

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neat - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:26:00

metrohumanx Very hermetic. Lovely. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:41:00

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Dissqueueiet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: diss kew waii et

Sentence: His dissqueueiet led to the linisation of the interlopers.

Etymology: disquiet queue diss

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Buttindignation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: butt/in/dig/nay/shun

Sentence: Sally felt the buttindignation overwhelming as someone cut in front of her at the ticketbooth and bought the last ticket.

Etymology: butt in + indignation

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petaj that's good - petaj, 2009-04-07: 06:18:00

Good word. could have used it yesterday as well :) - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:36:00

buttinhol - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:13:00

oops ... you buttinhholed this definition! Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:14:00

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Dissedservice

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: dissed-service

Sentence: Henrietta felt dissedserviced by the farmer because he waited on the bantam before her, even though no one knew what the farmer wanted. So she called on all her friends to protest. The chickens decided to organize and sent a petition to the entire farm community, and everyone gladly signed. When the farmer read the petition, he looked at Henrietta and smiled. "I had no idea you felt dissed by me," he said, "but don't worry, I'll see you Sunday afternoon for dinner. Why don't you bring some buiscuts?" Moral: Don't squawk at someone unless you know what's on his plate.

Etymology: dissed:(slang)disrespected, insulted + service: providing aid and assistance

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metrohumanx EXCELLENT saga! Now if we could just get the pigs organized, we could put and end to the summary executions! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:25:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-04-07: 02:41:00
Very greative cartoon, James!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-07: 05:46:00
Thanks James! great cartoon too! It made me think hard on my own definition :)

mweinmann - 2009-04-07: 07:39:00
The cartoon was very thought provoking....that sometimes, we might want to wait or that what we are waiting for might not be the "answer" to our wishes in the end.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 02:31:00
Thank you. I guess the feeling is that sometimes we're lucky enough NOT to get what we wanted. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James