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Freneticfutation

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: rhymes with genetic mutation

Sentence: Barb was so tired of cooking after the big feast, that she started dining out every night. She would bring leftovers home and put them in the fridge quickly so as not to have to see the developing compost pile that awaited her. When the smell of the leftover Chinese food, mingled with the rancid lunchmeat and the liquified cucumber finally escaped the confines of the fridge, she tied a scarf around her face with some dryer sheets tucked in the fold, donned elbow length gloves and braced her self for the freneticfutation that almost convinced her to abandon her home.

Etymology: Based on genetic mutation, but changed to frenetic to imply a crazy pace and futation to get the idea of food in there.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx The vivid images this invokes makes it hard to keep this one down. People often ignore the "liquified cucumber"...my least favorite discard. Great story, Nu! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 14:07:00

eww gross, but a great word!! - mweinmann, 2008-12-02: 10:23:00

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Devittles

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Deh-viht-tills

Sentence: Off turned the light, and the nightly terror began for the as-yet-unexpired food. The nosferatuna slid stealthily into door hopper, where the condiments rested. A silent shadow, it sunk its celery fangs into the neck of the mayonnaise jar, gorging upon its salty fatty humors. Having turned, the zomayo lurched itself over its retaining wall and began to feast on the cauliflower, which it had mistaken in its saturated stupor for brains. A large sasquash ripped its way through the forest of broccoli and emerged upon a family of tomatoes, huddling in the corner of the produce crisper. A gout of seeded ichor sprayed across the front of the clear plastic drawer. Then, a hush fell through the refrigerator as the elder god of the cooler, Cthulhummus rose, an amorphous evil clad in finest shimmering Saran. Muffled screams issued from the magnetic seal around the door, but fell upon sleeping ears. Tonight the devittles reigned, and no food would go untainted.

Etymology: devil (or possibly deviant) + vittles

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COMMENTS:

You get my vote for using Cthulhummus. Dagon and Nyarlothotep beware! :) - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 14:27:00

Wow - so many great stories today - I love nosferatuna - could also be nosfuratuna (furry mould) - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:41:00

Great style - reads like a mystery ... as well as a spoiled food history! Kudos for the novel-ty of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:42:00

its good but the sentence is a little long - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:49:00

clever word, clever story, entertaining, funny! What more could we want? - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 06:50:00

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Contamineats

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: kun TAM in eats

Sentence: Ima Hogg decided it was probably time to clean out her refrigerator when the smell started to hit her. She went through and got rid of all the expired, decayed, bloated, fuzzy, and spoiled contamineats, which she did twice a year whether it needed it or not. It might have been the potatoes ughrotten or the fetid cheese, but something was definitely stinky in there.

Etymology: eats (slang for food) + contaminates

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COMMENTS:

They should call them refigerewwwterators - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:31:00

refrigewwwterators...ooops - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:31:00

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Moldigans

Created by: mandy

Pronunciation: mold i gans

Sentence: Those damn moldigans got my sauce!!

Etymology: Mold + hooligans

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Frigenesis

Created by: Afthought

Pronunciation: Fri g'n'sis

Sentence: The first book of the frig mold bible.

Etymology: the sound uttered upon first taste of month old pea soup.

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COMMENTS:

Great minds think in the same gutter, I've heard. - ErWenn, 2008-02-02: 11:55:00

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Transmoldification

Created by: loxhobabl

Pronunciation: tranz-mold-di-fi-kashun

Sentence: Ma'am, your fridge is being vaccinated due to unfortunate transmoldification.

Etymology: transmogrification + mold

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Munchymonstrosity

Created by: fatcat

Pronunciation: mun chee mon stro it ee

Sentence: The girl panicked when the munchymonstrosity leaped out of the frigde and chewed off her finger.

Etymology: munchy (delicious) monstrosity (undead or evil)

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Biomutaney

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: Bio-mu-tan-ey

Sentence: The biomutaney has came alive at its first sight of daylight, wanted it as its own.

Etymology: bio-life mutaney-mix up

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Animatextant

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: An-neh-mate-ek-stan-t

Sentence: Jill's Kung Pao chicken, from her favorite Chinese restaurant, became animatextant after she left it in the fridge for a month.

Etymology: Combination of "animate" - to give life to; and "extant" - not destroyed or lost

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Ecolossus

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: e/coal/los/us

Sentence: The eighteen month old chicken at the back of the fridge had transformed itself into an ecolossus, ready to attack and destroy my digestive system on contact.

Etymology: ECOLOSSUS - noun - from ECOLI (a species of bacterium; capable of causing disease; can be a threat to food safety) + COLOSSUS (beast of gigantic size)

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COMMENTS:

excellent word and etymology - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:37:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:02:00

metrohumanx The attack of the 50 foot pullet? - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:08:00

Fantastic - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:19:00

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