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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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Stickydiction

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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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Prodnoticate

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Prod-not-icate

Sentence: Carol drooled as the waiter read back her order: "Garlic bread with cheese ... Gnocchi with pesto ... a side order of prodnotication with pencil shavings. 6H or HB?"

Etymology: Prod - To poke; remind. Note - to make particular mention of in writing. Suffix

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Extreamissism

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ex stree miz izm

Sentence: Amanda was at that troubled age, you know, at 33, where she was trying to do research for a book. She plastered her house with post-it notes and one had to wonder when and if she would ever refer to them. Her passion for sticky little paper notes was a form of extreamissim. Her logic was that if she wrote a thought or idea on paper, it would get out of her head and leave room for more important things. Wrong! She should go to Quire Practice and get rid of some tension. The sad truth was that her book was about saving trees and using less paper!

Etymology: Extreme (the furthest or highest degree of something;far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree) & Ream (a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires;a large quantity of written matter)& Extremisim (any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies)

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metrohumanx Great parable with an ironic twist. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:38:00

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Stickyddiction

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdik sh ən

Sentence: Brenda has a serious stickyddiction. Whatever inane little thought pops into her addlepated mind gets jotted down on a Post-it and stuck to the fridge. There are so many now that there is no surface of the ice box visible. Brenda doesn*t know how many layers deep they go but last week the weight of these little papers sheered off the hinge of the refrigerator door. After a short panic attack and a few deep breaths Brenda duct taped the door back in place and has taken to eating only dry cereal and stuff out of her freezer. Her friends are considering an intervention.

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

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Postpronement

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: post-PROWN-ment

Sentence: Bob told his "shrink" to stick it, when he suggested that the solution to his postpronement was to say seven times over: "Sensible scientist Spencer Silver so serendiptious special simple solution "stick-it" stuck."

Etymology: Post (as in Post-it"), prone (apt, liable to, inclined to), -ment (an act or process) To postprone v.intr

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There should be a sentence award. It would be all yours today. Great! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:29:00

simply splendid - you get my vote - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-24: 15:55:00

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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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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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Postitchy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: poe sti cheee

Sentence: She was so postitchy, the company auditors found out her stationery bill exceeded her salary. They sent her a short (yellow) memo.

Etymology: post it. itchy as in trigger happy but without the trigger or the happiness.

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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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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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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