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'The toast fell butter-side down.'

DEFINITION: n. The feeling you get when fate plays a stupid little trick on you, just to remind you that life isn't fair. v. To suddenly remember that you've been screwed by the powers that be.

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Repolinder

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: ri'po'lin'der

Sentence: I was completely repolindered at the sight of the mess, causing a dramatic outbreak

Etymology: repo as in reposession of sanity + 'inder as in reminder

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Metagogy

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: MEH-tuh-goh-jee

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Etymology: meta- ("beyond") + [peda]gogy ("the study of teaching")

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Calamiflucked

Created by: Sed8ed

Pronunciation: ka-lam-i-fluck-t

Sentence: Everytime she turned around fate threw litte problems in her path to remind her she was calamiflucked

Etymology: calami from calamity + f from "ifuseek" + lucked from luck = calamiflucked

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COMMENTS:

flucked = foul-lucked as well. - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-08: 08:07:00

Right you are! - Sed8ed, 2007-03-09: 05:02:00

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Suckality

Created by: BMott

Pronunciation: Suk-al-ity

Sentence: Her last piece of toast hit the floor face down, the suckality of it caused her to shed a tear.

Etymology: Suck: Doh, life sucks sometimes. -- ality: from reALITY, which sucks sometimes.

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COMMENTS:

petaj Still it's better than a fate-ality - petaj, 2007-03-09: 02:03:00

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Schleprocked

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: shlep-rokd

Sentence: After waking up late, tripping over the dog, burning her toast, getting a flat tire, spilling hot coffee in her lap, and being fired for being late to work, Amy was feeling quite schleprocked and decided to go back to bed. At noon.

Etymology: Schleprock - if you know who Schleprock is, you'll get it.

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COMMENTS:

I'm a big Flintstone fan. Good one! - toadstool57, 2007-03-08: 07:42:00

YABBA-DABBA-...(you know) - Alchemist, 2007-03-08: 14:42:00

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Kharmalized

Created by: tommyboy

Pronunciation: kar-muh-lize-duh

Sentence: after a day of repeated jinxes, my fortune was kharmalized with a slip in the shower.

Etymology: play on words/hominym

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Karmatic

Created by: thoughtnomad

Pronunciation: car ma tic

Sentence: It was karmatic for John, a man who disdained the poor, when he lost his inheritance.

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Suckatude

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation:

Sentence: After I dropped my toast I was over come with a feeling of suckatude

Etymology: Suck+aditude

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Kickmet

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kikmet

Sentence: Harry believes in kismet. Unfortunately he often ends up with kickmet instead.

Etymology: kismet (fate) + kick (strike or propel forcibly with the foot)

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Horrorscope

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: hor-or-skOp

Sentence: After endlesss days of bad luck, Jill checked her horrorscope indicating she is in for a life of bad karma.

Etymology: horror/horoscope

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-08: 12:11:01
Today's definition was suggested by paintergrl1313.
Thank you paintergrl1313! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-25: 00:04:00
Today's definition was suggested by paintergrl1313. Thank you paintergrl1313. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-25: 08:47:00
It's the last day of our first Jasper Fforde week, and it a three-way race for "The Eyre Affair". So don't forget to cast your votes for your favorite writers! And more good news... We're book-jumping with Thursday Next! Next week you can win a signed copy of Fforde's second book, "Lost in a Good Book". ~ James