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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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Empleon

Created by: ArtistInTraining

Pronunciation: EM-ple-on

Sentence: my husband can be an empleon when he 'doesn't know' how to wash the car.

Etymology:

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Antiskill

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: antiskill

Sentence: I have the antiskill to work.

Etymology: anti + skill = antiskill. ........ ............... .............. the ant is killed.

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Chorenography

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: chor/ee/no/grafee

Sentence: With the proper chorenography he skirted every chore in the house

Etymology: choreography + chore + NO

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Chorepunk

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: chor-punk

Sentence: "Doug claims that if he takes Fido out for a walk he might accidentally lose him. He is such a chorepunk."

Etymology: chore; punk

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Lazigcuse

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: lay-zig-quece

Sentence: My old roomate seemed to come up with a new lazigcuse every day as the chores piled up.

Etymology: lazy+ignore+excuse

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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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Dischoreder

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: diss-chore-durr

Sentence: There is a growing, rampant dischoreder among teenagers which disables them from completing their required tasks.

Etymology: disorder + chore

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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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Ignorunt

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ig-ner-uhnt

Sentence: When Mom asks for someone to take out the trash Tommy is suddenly struck dumb, not having the knowledge or strength to handle the task seeing how he is the youngest. He is the ignorunt.

Etymology: ignorant (lacking in knowledge or training; unlearned) + runt (the smallest or weakest of a litter)

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Litterllergic

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: lit-er-lerj-ik

Sentence: Greg was the atypical litterllregic teen. Able to live in his own s**t bur clean it up??? C'mon get real!

Etymology: litter - rubbish, refuse, garbage; allergic - averse to

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