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'Let me help you with that zipper'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone in spite of their repeated assurance that they have things well in hand, and already have their own remedies in mind. n. Unwanted help or assistance.

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Intrusolve

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: ĭn-trōō'sŏlv

Sentence: Mark only wanted to know how to indent the first line of a paragraph in MSWord, but Ethel intrusolved the issue by creating a macro that formatted the entire paper.

Etymology: intru(sive), coming without invitation or welcome; solve, to find the answer or explanation for; clear up; explain.

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Insistassist

Created by: wpkesq

Pronunciation:

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Fixaided

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fix-a-ded

Sentence: Marilyn was fixaided on being the most helpful employee in the firm, to the consternation of her fellow employees who didn't necessarily want her help or her imposition.

Etymology: fix: correct or set right + aid: help, assist -- fixate: preoccupy obsessively

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-07: 11:53:00

Fixticious but good! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:36:00

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Remediabullheaded

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: reh/mee/dee/ah/bull/hed/ded

Sentence: The new assistant was remediabullheaded and drove everyone crazy.

Etymology: remedy + remediable (that can be remedied or cured) + bull headed

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COMMENTS:

Remenable word! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:37:00

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Samarizip

Created by: sydviscious

Pronunciation: suh-mare-a-zip

Sentence: The girl was just trying to help so she did what any good person would do and samarizipped that zipper because she knows best and is addicted to helping, which doesn't need an intervention.

Etymology: Samaritan: a good, helpful person Zipper: is there really a need for am explanation?

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Aidnauseum

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ade/naw/zee/um

Sentence: Sally's propensity to constantly offer assistance went on aidnauseum. The paramedics in her neighbourhood were particularly distressed.

Etymology: aid + ad nauseum (to an excessive degree)

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COMMENTS:

hahahah....like this one! - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 12:08:00

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Unwantaid

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: UNWANTed+AID

Sentence: Her persistent unwantaid made the awkward situation even more embarassing.

Etymology: UNWANTed+AID

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COMMENTS:

nice - bookowl, 2008-05-26: 12:12:00

good one - galwaywegian, 2008-05-26: 15:40:00

good word, rebelvin - Nosila, 2008-05-26: 19:53:00

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Assholesistance

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hohl siss tahnss

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Etymology: assistance asshole

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Nosistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tants

Sentence: When Larry got his fly stuck, Mary insisted on fixing it for him. Her help was of nosistance, because she yanked too hard, broke the zipper and had to call 911 to help Larry. Now, there's something about Larry, which is no longer hairy...

Etymology: No (negative,not) & Assistance (help, aid,resource contributing to fulfillment)& Insistence (urgently demanding attention)

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Foistaid

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: foyst-ayd

Sentence: Mary Jo seemed unable to resist the notion that others couldn't possibly do without her helpful intervention, and as so often was the case those she provided foistaid to became victims rather than recipients of genuine assistance.

Etymology: Blend of 'foist' (To impose (something or someone unwanted) upon another by coercion or trickery) and 'aid' (assistance)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 09:51:00
Jabberwocky edges out Stevenson0 for the top prize in Shamu Week! Congratulations to Jabber, she is obviously an expert at creativity and understands the all the intricacies and details of animal training. (I imagine she had a very well-trained spouse!) Congratulations to all the players for a great week! And thanks again to Amy Sutherland for teaching us how to shamu. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-07: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James