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'But I don't know how to take out the garbage!'

DEFINITION: n. A specialized inability, or area of "chosen incompetency", based on an individual's need to avoid certain unpleasant tasks. v. To avoid responsibility by claiming incompetence.

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Protrashtination

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/trash/tin/ay/shun

Sentence: Billy's protrashtination resulted in his room looking like a garbage dump.

Etymology: trash + procrastination

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COMMENTS:

Omg...love it! ha - lumina, 2008-06-18: 12:27:00

OMG it's TDF, if you are OACG! (It's to Die for if you are over a certain age! - Nosila, 2008-06-19: 00:43:00

Very good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-19: 05:41:00

Good word. I guess it left Billy down in the dumps. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-19: 05:45:00

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Procrastilazation

Created by: Jaxies

Pronunciation: /pro-kras-ti-laze-ay-shun/

Sentence: "I can't tidy up my room - I suffer from procrastilazation, which makes doing mundane tasks very painful."

Etymology: Procrastination + lazy

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Incompretence

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: In-com-pree-tense

Sentence: Jack's incompretence fooled everyone except his mother, who was not convinced by his excuse that he could play tennis left-handed instead of taking out the trash.

Etymology: Incompetence + pretence

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COMMENTS:

Very good!! - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-29: 10:25:00

I like it. - ErWenn, 2007-03-29: 15:24:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-29: 16:03:00

Very clever! - jedijawa, 2007-03-30: 05:51:00

Love it! I've been incomptretent many a time! - simplysimon, 2007-04-02: 10:10:00

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Protaskination

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: proh/task/tuh/ney/shun

Sentence: Protaskination always overtakes me when it is time to clean the toilet and change the cat litter.

Etymology: procrastination + task

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COMMENTS:

great word!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-29: 08:49:00

Nice one! - jedijawa, 2007-03-30: 05:53:00

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Conchoreshun

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: con/chor/shun

Sentence: Conchoreshun is the ability to snake around undesirable tasks in a seemingly innocent manner

Etymology: contort + chore + shun

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COMMENTS:

if you sign up for my chorenography class you will always know the right conchoreshun moves - porsche, 2007-03-29: 11:10:00

Owing to my protaskination and shirkmastery mixed with decapability, your classes would probably only highlight my chorepalsy. - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-29: 12:10:00

developing Conchoreshun is a real talent - ther will always be a use for it somewhere! - ajcor, 2007-03-29: 17:26:00

Very witty. Deserves much love. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-29: 18:49:00

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Jobdodge

Created by: ajcor

Pronunciation: jobdodge

Sentence: It's the "who me?" plus that truly intimidating word "work" co-located in the same sentence that brings about such a horrified response. "You really want me to do this?" "surely not ME?"

Etymology: Job & Dodge

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Willitterant

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: will lit tur ant

Sentence: Will's mother was usually driven to frustration by her teenage son. Will was willitterant when it came to doing chores around the home, especially garbage detail. He would feign ignorance and pretend he had never done it before or know how. Much drama ensued. It was quite ironic that in his early twenties, Will became a Waste Management Engineer and earned $40 per hour hauling away other people's trash.

Etymology: Will (a fixed and persistent intent or purpose; the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention) & Litter (rubbish, trash, garbage) & Avoidant (state of deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening)& Rant (a bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion)

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Tasknesia

Created by: sedatedeyes209

Pronunciation: tahsk-knee-see-yah

Sentence: My husband's tasknesia sets in whenever I ask him to mow the lawn.

Etymology: task+amnesia

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like it! - galwaywegian, 2007-03-29: 06:39:00

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Amnazya

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: amm nay zee a

Sentence: No one really understood how Speed got his nickname. He was fun to party with and could dance all night long (maybe that's it) but when the sun came up and it was time to "assess the damage," he always came down with the worst case of Amnazya. Does he really expect us to believe he's never seen a vaccuum?

Etymology: AMNesia: Partial or total memory loss. lAZY: Disinclined to work or exertion

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good looking word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-19: 05:46:00

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Offaldodge

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: OF-UHL-doj

Sentence: At the first sign of any worthless rubbish, two-minute-old trash, household garbage or scraps of meat not worth getting upset about, offaldodging Bob would turn a whiter shade of pale. Ready to do all sorts of things and make numerous excuses to avoid any task he thought even a little unpleasant, this offaldodger thought that he fooled others. However, everyone quickly saw it as nothing more than an obvious offaldodge.

Etymology: OFFAL:waste parts,refuse,rubbish, garbage; inedible parts of a butchered animal DODGE: evade obligation by cunning, trickery.

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Well that's just awful. - Mustang, 2008-06-18: 08:10:00

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