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Frwrench

Top verboticism of the day created by mweinmann

DEFINITION: v. To talk to, encourage and advise inanimate objects, in hopes that they will work better. n. A person who talks to their tools, cars, kitchen appliances, furniture, or whatever...

Pronunciation: fur - rench

Sentence: Suzy slowly turned the bolt and this time; used soothing words spoken in frwrench. It seemed to work as the wrench smoothly fit over the bolt and responded to her parisian accent. Job done, thought Suzy as she tipped her beret....

Etymology: french (a romantic languate), wrench (a tool used to tighten bolts).

Created by: mweinmann.

Comments:

tres bien! - Nosila, 2010-10-07: 21:52:00

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Toolekinesis: /tule-eh-kin-ee-sis/ Sam thought that by means of toolekinesis he could build his deck at record speed. He took it as a personal affront and considered it a rebellion when he accidentally screwed his foot onto a plank. Etymology: tool + telekinesis Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments:

Is Sam related to Tim the toolman on the tv show Home Improvement? - silveryaspen, 2009-03-25: 14:48:00

It's such a cute creation I can't help exclaiming Holy Tooledo! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-25: 14:53:00

Objectihifive: /ob + jekt + eh + hi + fiv/ Cecile often gave her posessions an objectihifive when they performed well and also, she just talked to them because they became dear to her. Etymology: Object, Hi, High Five >> To greet or say hello to an object and encourage it with a High Five. Created by: mweinmann.

Comments:

Nice play on the word objectify - silveryaspen, 2009-03-25: 10:03:00

works for me! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-25: 11:26:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-25: 15:23:00

Cute word - Nosila, 2009-03-25: 15:41:00

Great! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-26: 09:34:00

Anthropomoreprate: /AN throw po MORE prate/ "May I sit on you?” she said to the chair. “Of course I can. I know you don’t mind.” And then turning to the table, she said, “Now I will put my soup on you. Don’t worry it’s not too hot. Now then where was I yesterday? I was telling you about the time that I went to France twenty years ago and how I met that nice gentleman there, and…” All day long she would anthropomoreprate and we would have to listen to her anthropomoreprattle bore us to tears, other than to make us want to laugh. But she continued, as if everything around her had ears and held on to her every word. Etymology: ANTHROPOMORPHIC: treating inanimate objects, gods, or animals like they are real MORE: lots, continuous PRATE: to talk too much in a stupid or boring way Created by: kateinkorea.

Comments:

:) nice word there Kateinkorea! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 03:21:00

Great sentence, excellent choice and blending of words! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-25: 09:52:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-25: 15:14:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: Little ax, are you awake?

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-25: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by mweinmann. Thank you mweinmann. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-03-25: 11:08:00
It was such a good definition and quite a challenge today, mweinmann!

silveryaspen - 2009-03-25: 11:15:00
You don't have to ax me, I'll tell you James ... your cartoon succeeded in producing a lot of angstiety and axiety!

mweinmann - 2009-03-25: 11:21:00
Glad you liked it Silvery but, yes, it was a challenging one. I really enjoyed the cartoon....as usual.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-29: 11:21:00
Thank you again silvery and mweinmann. It is funny idea, because it is what we do. At least it is what I do, especially when I am working on the computer. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-07: 00:19:00
Today's definition was suggested by mweinmann. Thank you mweinmann. ~ James

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