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Craptimistic

Top verboticism of the day created by purpleartichokes

DEFINITION: v. To see joy and beauty where others only see complications, trouble and weeds. n. A moment of delight which dissipates as soon as it is shared.

Pronunciation: krap-tih-miss-tik

Sentence: Each spring, I get all craptimistic and weedgleed waiting for lamb's quarters and purslane to make their annual garden invasion. My motto - if ya can't beat 'em, eat 'em! (BTW, purslane contains more Omega 3 fatty acids than any other edible plant).

Etymology: crap, optimistic

Created by: purpleartichokes.

Comments:

you really believe this winter will ever end - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-31: 12:49:00

Yep! My daffodils are up about 4 inches - garlic about 6. However, I am so NOT ready for the 50 strawberry plants being delivered today... what the hell was I thinking? - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-31: 14:05:00

I too live in a Garden of Weedin'...Cheers, purple! - Nosila, 2008-03-31: 20:48:00

The payoff for craptimism usually comes on large denominations of crapola. I hope I'm not being overly craptimistic about my herb and veggie gardens. - Mustang, 2008-03-31: 23:10:00

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Happication: /hah-pih-kay-shun/ Andrea was so excited to give her mother the beautiful flower she picked from the grass. When presented with it, mom only said, "What a hideous weed! Thank you for killing it sweetie!" Distraught that she had killed something, Andrea quickly ran back to the spot at which she had picked it, dug a small hole, and buried it there. She felt such a feeling of happication that she felt she had to have a funeral service for the flower as well. Etymology: Happy (joyful, excited) + complication (something that gets in the way) Created by: Biscotti.

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Comments:

way to go Jennie - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-31: 12:51:00

Sounds good to me! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-01: 00:16:00

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