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'There's a donut in your DVD Tray!'

DEFINITION: n. A hiding place which is used to store emergency supplies like donuts, booze and candies. v. To hide special treats in secret locations around your home or office, so you can access them when needed.

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Chocolocker

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: chok + oh + lock + ur

Sentence: Crissy craved chocolate. She was always chewing on a chunk, chip, bar, nugget, kiss or cookie....anything with chocolate. She decided to collocate everything she craved in a huge chocolocker. It became her chewy, crispy chocolate containing cabinet, secured with a combination lock.

Etymology: Chocolate and Locker >> We all know what Chocolate means. This chocolate is contained in a locked cabinet so it can be hidden away....

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Sweet alliteration! Sweet creation! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:40:00

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Omnichecient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ohm-NISH-shynt

Sentence: Having several cleverly disguised hiding places around his home and garage for goodies he wanted to keep only for his own uses, Bernard smugly considered himself to be omnichecient and quite clever.

Etymology: Blend of the prefix 'omni' (A combining form denoting all, every, everywhere; as in omnipotent, all-powerful; omnipresent) 'niche' (A recess in a wall) play on the word omniscient (all knowing)

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Very nichely done! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:47:00

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Chubbyhole

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: tch ub eeee ho llll

Sentence: what was concealed in the chubbyhole eventaully became obvious in all the wrong places

Etymology: cubby hole chubby

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Hoardaway

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: hoard a weigh

Sentence: When it comes to sweets and treats, especially nuts, Hazel likes to make like a squirrel and stash them in a cache. Hazel would be most upset if you found a way into her hoardaway.

Etymology: HOARD - to secretly accumulate and collect. AWAY - missing, as in missing so no one else can have it. HOARDAWAY is also a word play on HIDE AWAY.

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What do most hoardaways dislike? Da weigh in! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 00:52:00

metrohumanx You always take the HARDWAY! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:24:00

Hordes of people (and squirrels) would love to find Hazel's hidden hoardaway... - mweinmann, 2009-03-18: 13:02:00

especially her cachew stash, mweinmann! Better not let her cacheyou! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 20:10:00

Awesome! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-19: 00:02:00

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Aystashaway

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-stash-away

Sentence: Alice's "aystashaway" was discovered by Sam the computer technician at her work today as he was called in because the computer system shut down all of a sudden. He found her secret "aystashaway" and Alice went pale and was unable to speak because her mouth was crammed full with a stale doughnut. After Sam left...she hurried over to the back of the computer tower and unscrewed the screws and retrieved her other doughnut in her other "aystashaway". Alice breathed a sigh of relief smiled, like a little kid with a big secret and sat down to drink her coffee. The next thing she knew the computer tower started to smoke and spark and out went all the lights in the building! Then... the fire alarm went off and the water sprinklers came on. That day she decided it's best to keep her "aystashaway" away from electronic devices.

Etymology: Combination of an A and a Y to be pronounced as "Ay" as in a stash... Stash;a place in which something is stored secretly; hiding place; cache. Away;Out of existence in a secure place or manner. (or so Alice thought)

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metrohumanx Alice was a stash away from disaster! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:27:00

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Stashpile

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: stash-pyle

Sentence: Mona's stashpile of several President's Choice massive milk chocolate bars were strategically hidden inside the photocopier to make them slightly softer and creamy.

Etymology: stash + pile (like stockpile)

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Laysaway

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: leys-uh-wey

Sentence: Josh has more hiding places for snacks around the office than he can remember. He definitely believes in the Laysaway plan.

Etymology: Lays (a snack brand) layaway (an article or item put away for annuitized payments)

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Shotspot

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: shot - spot

Sentence: Ernie could not get through the day without a shot or two of rum, vodka, gin, brandy, whisky or some alcoholic fix. Because he did not want anyone to know his weakness, he kept a secret place he called his shotspot where he kept the flavor of the day, along with his special shot glass.

Etymology: shot and spot; also play on "hotspot"

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Great originality. Did you know that most hard liquor has so much sugar in its simplest form that a shot is a 100 calories! Sure puts alcohol in the sweet treat category. Shotspot is a tiptop create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 20:03:00

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Storeo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sto ree o

Sentence: People who did not grow up in large families did not understand the need to stash away treats from competitive siblings. Treats were few and far between and therefore had to be locked away, guarded or secreted in unlikely places in order to savour when the coast was clear. The old man's pride and joy was his new fangled stereo, complete with 2 large speakers. These speakers today are minute, but in the good old days, they were large, rectangular boxes, big enough to be pieces of furniture themselves. They were open at the back and the space behind them was large enough to store treats that were squirreled away until later, unseen from casual observation at the front of the unit. Hence, the stereo became the storeo. Hi-Fi actually stood for Hide & Find, not High Fidelity. You waited and watched to see which sibling paid unreasonable attention to an inanimate object, like a speaker box, and then you knew where his cache of goodies lay. It was psychologically impossible for him not to keep checking on the loot guiltily. When he was in the bathroom or outside playing, you then helped yourself to his treats. Of course, you had him, because he could not complain to the folks, or the old man would have his hide for putting his sound system at risk with melty treats, like oreo cookies. It was a perfect arrangement and it was true, the forbidden fruit always tasted sweeter!

Etymology: Stereo (reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound ) & Store (to save;a supply of something available for future use) & Stow (stash something away) & Oreo (the famous choclate cookie with a white cream filling).

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metrohumanx I've heard stories of snack-depivation. Kids secretly gorging themselves on sweet baking ingredeients- even molasses- just for the sugar. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:31:00

What a storeovision! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:53:00

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Stashaslot

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: stash-a-slot

Sentence: I see the problem with your computer memory... your stashaslot is full of sticky goo!

Etymology: Stash- To hide or store away in a secret place. A- Used before nouns and noun phrases that denote a single but unspecified person or thing. Slot- A narrow opening; a groove or slit.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-18: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-03-18: 19:57:00
As I looked at the list of todays verbotomies in daily stats ... it struck me that we had a lot of new words of pots of old! (big wink/silly grin) But the clever creates are golden again today!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-19: 00:00:00
I came from a big family, so I was laughing by the first sentence. Good word.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-29: 00:38:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James