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'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Fajeshot

Created by: neoss

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Yearnspurn

Created by: Stevenson0

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Sentence: His yearnspurn was: finally getting the director's job and a big raise, but getting transferred to the Arctic circle office.

Etymology: yearn + spurn

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Giftmiffed

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: gift-mift

Sentence: The red Ferrari was great, as far as it went. However,the fact that it was 3 inches long and in a little plastic box left Nigel feeling distinctly giftmiffed

Etymology: gift + miffed (unhappy, disappointed)

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Wishfulthink

Created by: kevinrio

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Mishwish

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: mish-wish

Sentence: Jonny was playing his song on the street corner when he closed his eyes and mishwished for a huge hit. The last thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck and it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: mistaken wish

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Rainblow

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: rain-blow

Sentence: Jim was always chasing rainblows. Everytime he thought his dreams would come true, something always managed to blow it.

Etymology: rainbow: "I'm always Chasing Rainbows" was a song by Harry Carroll in 1918 about an optimistic person who was constantly pushed back by the events of life, and was a popular song of the time. It was featured in a 1941 movie sung by Judy Garland. It was also recorded by Bing Crosby, Perry Como and other crooners of the era. It was also one of my grandmother's favorite songs. + Blow: 1) a sudden unexpected event 2) slang - "that blows" -- something that sucks or is a bummer

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COMMENTS:

Pefect! I love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-28: 08:00:00

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Ok

Created by: bernard

Pronunciation: am always me

Sentence: more of me is real so i cant fail

Etymology: am who you would like to see

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COMMENTS:

here is superb - bernard, 2012-05-04: 12:51:00

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Wishman

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: wishman

Sentence: I got wishman.

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Dreamsink

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: dreem-sing-k

Sentence: Doug wanted her so bad but it turned out to be a total dreamsink as soon as she opened her mouth.

Etymology: dream + heatsink (a heatsink dissipates heat)

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Foolfilment

Created by: sisternyx

Pronunciation: fool-fil-ment

Sentence: Jim wished for a vacation but his foolfillment was that he was fired Friday.

Etymology: fully fooled

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 10:21:00
ATTENTION ALL PLAYERS: Round One is ending today and we will be declaring the first official Verbotomy winner!

We will start Round Two on Monday with fresh scores -- i.e. everyone starts with zero!

So please cast your final votes for this round's verboticisms today. Good luck!

wordmeister - 2006-11-24: 11:16:00
Good word chris. I have been giftmiffed a few times. Hey, does anyone know what the official title will be for the game winner? They should be able to come up with a good title. How about adding "VbD" to the playername since the winner should be awarded a "Doctorate in Verbotomy".

- 2006-11-24: 11:40:00
The winner (mother?) will be drunk with the power, so how about "Verbloto"?

- 2006-11-24: 11:48:00
Mother drunk?? Never!!! (heavy sarcasm)

- 2006-11-24: 11:50:00
the two styles of drawings seem blended now - very cool

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 13:49:00
Thanks!

deadpanwalking - 2006-12-05: 11:09:00
My vote's for Mother. Consistently clever. Having said that ... watch your back in round 2!