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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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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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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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Pestassist

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: pest/ass/ist

Sentence: If your glass is half full, you're an optimist, if it's half empty, you're a pessimist and if it's never quite right, you're a pestassist.

Etymology: pest + assist + pessimist

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COMMENTS:

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:26:00

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Scaramedic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: skar amm edd ik

Sentence: His aunt was a noted scaramedic, with her own methods of first aid from door handle dentistry to air hammer cpr. to her a bit of zippercumcision was a piece of (bloody) piss.

Etymology: paramedic scare

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COMMENTS:

scary but funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 11:56:00

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Foistaid

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: foi - st - ai - d

Sentence: Lucy insisted on practicing foistaid on her mother's prized petunia patch. Mom reminded her that everything had been cultivated and weeded and that Lucy need not touch her flowers while she was gone. When Mom got home, Lucy had incorrectly identified them as weeds and pulverized the prized petunias into pitiful piles of dried out debris.

Etymology: foist (to force onto another,to falsely; identify as real; to defraud) aid (help, assist) play on first aid

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COMMENTS:

love saying this - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-07: 11:52:00

I know....does it sound like Elmer Fudd? - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 12:07:00

mrskellyscl I\'m thinking of the Three Stooges - mrskellyscl, 2009-07-07: 20:14:00

artr Could have been forcedaid too but foisted doesn\'t get enough play. Great word! - artr, 2009-07-09: 08:46:00

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Foistaid

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Foyst - ayd

Sentence: Rhonda 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; it was almost as if she heard voices calling....."Help me Rhonda."

Etymology: Blend of foist and aid

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COMMENTS:

Love those Beach Boys...too bad one of them is a Soprano now thanks to Rhonda! - Nosila, 2008-05-26: 00:57:00

Awesome word, but...aren't you s'posed to use it IN your sentence? - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:05:00

Just sayin'.... - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:05:00

Hmm, Beach Boys and the Sopranos....seems an odd mix. :) - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 02:35:00

Oopsie...yep, it IS supposed to be in the sentence and now it is. Thanks for the reminder. - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 02:35:00

petaj Those victims should band(aid) together to provide hoistaid to each other and pull Rhonda out of the way. - petaj, 2008-05-26: 02:59:00

very clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 09:40:00

Git her outa my pants... - galwaywegian, 2008-05-26: 11:15:00

de nada, amigo - stache, 2008-05-26: 12:34:00

Hang on, help is on its way - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:28:00

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Handbutt

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hand/butt

Sentence: Jenny would always handbutt into situations and usually made them much worse for the person she wanted to help.

Etymology: HANDBUTT - VERB; HAND (to give someone a hand, to help); + BUTT (from to butt in)

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COMMENTS:

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:25:00

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Insistassist

Created by: wpkesq

Pronunciation:

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Nossistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tans

Sentence: When Dick got his, you know, name-organ, stuck in his zipper, well that Jane was nossistance at all. Her aid was not only not impeckerable, it left a track on his manhood forever. Should he survive this cock-up, he would add the word nossistance to his dickionary for future reference. See Dick, See Jane in the no-fly zone! Willie forgive her? How could he? It was a phallusy. He was a highly regarded Member of Parliament, after all. See Dick not run again...

Etymology: No (not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Assistance (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose) & insistence (the state of urgently demanding notice or attention)

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COMMENTS:

Chubby Johnson would be proud. - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:09:00

LOL....great sentence!! Very...imaginative? - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:56:00

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Dragginfly

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: drag gin fly

Sentence: When Ben got his naughty bits stuck in his zipper, his girlfriend Mary made things worse by being a dragginfly. There's just something about Mary...

Etymology: Dragging (something that slows or delays progress;pull, as against a resistance )& Fly (opening in front of pants) & WordPlay on Dragonfly (large flying insect)

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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