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Wishcompoo

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: wish-com-poo

Sentence: Jonny's wishcompoo was a bit messy. He was playing his song on his guitar on the street corner, when he closed his eyes and wished he had a huge hit. The next 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: wish come true + poo

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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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Yeano

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: yee-no

Sentence: Yeano... thats not wat i wanted.

Etymology: yea!+ oh no!

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Wishwreck

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wuish - rek

Sentence: Oliver was the victim of a wishwreck this week. This often happened to him. He would build up a fantasy about something or someone in his mind and when he finally got what he wanted, reality was often disappointing.

Etymology: wish, wreck

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COMMENTS:

artr Reality is for those who lack imagination - artr, 2009-07-28: 09:39:00

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Rueverie

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roo ver ree

Sentence: Noah was no stranger to heartache and yearning. When he spotted the pretty brunette in the park, he was filled with a sense of awe and hope. His hopes of happily-ever-after quickly faded to rueverie when she gave him heck for staring at her. His dreams were further crashed when the voice which assailed his ears was that of a man...

Etymology: Rue (feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Reverie (an abstracted state of absorption;absent-minded dreaming while awake;a sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment)

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Fantaseek

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fan tass eeek

Sentence: The fantasy became a fantaseek when he tried to undo the bobbles on her bikini bottoms and found that they weren't bobbles

Etymology: fantasy, eek

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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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Wishfulfoulment

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: wish full foul ment

Sentence: He stopped tossing his ball from hand to hand for a moment. Slowly swaying his way was a hot princess...oh if he could only just speak to her. He accidentally dropped his ball. She picked it up. “I like this ball, can I keep it?” He stared, unable to speak. She noticed HIM!? She screached, “Stop staring at me! I guess I’ll keep it!” Sometimes wishfulfoulments will happen.

Etymology: A play on "wishfulfillment", "foul".

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Nixwish

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

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Wishfulthink

Created by: kevinrio

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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!

'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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