Verboticism: Workacolic

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petaj

Created by: petaj

Definition: v. To be so hardworking and dedicated to your job that you come to work even when you're sick and dangerously infectious. n. A person who comes to work sneezing, coughing, contagious, and sick as a dog.

Pronunciation: work-a-coll-ick

Sentence: Bent over with abdominal spasms, Dennis the workacolic, hauled a dozen cases of beer into the back of the truck and drove off on his delivery run all the while groaning and moaning.

Etymology: work + alcoholic + colic

Points: 866

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Jabberwocky - 2008-05-07: 11:43:00
funny - congrats Petaj on your great words last week