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'Oh yes, I keep notes for everything.'

DEFINITION: v., to post sticky notes all over the place, including sticky notes to remind you to read the previously posted sticky notes. n., an obsessive compulsive dependency on sticky notes.

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Recogritphobia

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ri - KOG' - rit - fo-bee-uh

Sentence: Jill's vilification of reminders, or "post-it crutches" better known by her colleagues, only magnified her recogritphobia rendering her brain an utter vegetable

Etymology: "re-cog" ( regret or to go backwards (from recognizant : conscious, or recognize ) + "rit" ( from write or to have written) + "phobia" - a fear of...... I FORGOT

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Postengrossed

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: poe-st-enn-growst

Sentence: I admit it, I'm postengrossed. This verboticism is totally me.

Etymology: Post from post-it note + engrossed (wholly absorbed) = a good source of your RDA of rhyming goodness.

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DrWebsterIII funny and honest !!! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 15:54:00

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Postitution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it too shun

Sentence: We knew Sue's compulsion to plaster her home with sticky notes to aid her poor memory had gone too far. Clawing their way through the rainbow of squares, the health inspectors condemned her home and slapped her with a charge of postitution. Note to self, Sue, consider this an intervention for your 3M addiction.

Etymology: Post-It (brand of sticky notes) & WordPlay on Prostitution (offering sex for pay)

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DrWebsterIII SENSATIONAL - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:54:00

hyperborean You nailed it! - hyperborean, 2012-10-25: 12:57:00

No, they're sticky so you don't need nails. - Rhyme79, 2012-10-25: 14:41:00

DrWebsterIII ha ha ha Rhyme - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 15:53:00

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Noteallrecall

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Note-awl-recawl

Sentence: Brenda was so obssessed with post it notes, having an appalling memory she used them for noteallrecall. She had so many all over the rooms she had forgotton what colour her walls were.

Etymology: Note(a reminder)+ All(everything) Recall(a memory) = Noteallrecall

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didn't note-ice this yesterday - very good - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-26: 12:53:00

I wonder if Arnold Schwarzanegger has notallrecall? Vah vah gut. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-26: 16:10:00

metrohumanx That's a great idea for wallpaper. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:05:00

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Papyrupylump

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: puh-PIE-ruh-PIE-lump

Sentence: Cynthiana acquired a lifetime supply of sticky notepads as a result of her long dating relationship with Art, who owned an office supply store. 3,691,140 little sheets of semi-adhesive paper of many colors festooned her work area, and began to spread across the office like a slime mold on steroids. She would hand them out like after-dinner mints, and all her co-workers had piles of the little pads jamming their desk drawers. One day her PAPYRUPYLUMP had reached ridiculous proportions and prompted a written warning from the Fire Inspector. The boss gave her two options: seek immediate help or be terminated at once. With her pouty lips frozen in a grimace of defeat, she returned to her PAPYRUPYLUMP and penned one last flourescent orange note to herself: " Call Therapist A.S.A.P."

Etymology: PAPYRUs+PYlon+LUMP=PAPYPYLUMP.....PAPYRUS:the pith of the papyrus plant especially when made into strips and pressed into a material to write on- Middle English papir, from Anglo-French, from Latin papyrus papyrus, paper, from Greek papyros papyrus .....PYLON:Greek pylōn, from pylē gate - a monumental mass flanking an entranceway or an approach to an office.....LUMP:middle english 14th century-a piece or mass of indefinite size and shape.....thus:PAPYRUPYLUMP

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metrohumanx 3M post-it pads were co-invented by Art Fry and Stephen Silver-Patent No.3.691,140- and are manufactured in Cynthiana, Kentucky. http://www.thistothat.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:30:00

makes me think of the little drummer boy 'parumpapumpum' - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-25: 09:11:00

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Postzest

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: post/zest

Sentence: Gretel was so postzest with sticky notes that she used them instead of crumbs to remind her where she'd been.

Etymology: post-its + zest (zeal, enthusiasm)

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metrohumanx What about Hansel? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:41:00

he got them both in trouble by falling for an older woman who offered him candy - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-25: 09:09:00

metrohumanx Yeah- that happens to me a LOT! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:01:00

"Post"-haste Im for postzest - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-27: 04:24:00

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Writualistick

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: riyt-yu-wul-is-tik

Sentence: one look at his work station and it was clear how writualistick he had become

Etymology: write, ritualistic, stick

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Trifecta! A Bonus for working in 3 words so well. Great word. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:25:00

Ditto! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-24: 18:55:00

missed this one yesterday riki - very good word - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 13:29:00

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Hypnoteized

Created by: VersaVice

Pronunciation: hip/noht/ahyzd

Sentence: Hep me! Hep me! I been HYPNOTEIZED!

Etymology: hypnotize, note

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Stickydiction

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdikshən

Sentence: Phyllis has been a fan of sticky notes for years. She realized it had become a stickydiction when she found herself writing a note and trying to stick it on her husband reminding herself that he had a doctor’s appointment.

Etymology: sticky (A Post-it note is a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces) addiction (the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity)

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Notivated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noh/tuh/veyt

Sentence: Jenny's yellow stickies posted everywhere keep her notivated and on track to accomplish every deed and detail of the day and of her life.

Etymology: NOTIVATE - verb - from NOTE (something written down to assist the memory) + MOTIVATE (To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel)

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metrohumanx Thanks. Now I'm NOTIVATED to go out and buy a ream of them. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:36:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-27: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-25: 12:37:00
You nailed it!

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-25: 12:58:00
My comment was meant for Nosila.

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 16:07:00
CLEARLY, and I agree, Nosilla 'stuck' the landing