Verboticism: Faintask

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Narcoslacky

Created by: Verbepete

Pronunciation: nar-co-ss-lac-e

Sentence: Jim was overcome with a bout of narcoslacky right after his wife asked him to help with the dishes.

Etymology: Narcolepsy + Slacker

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Skiveitis

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: sky vie tis

Sentence: he suffered from excessive skiveitis, we couldnt get him to do any work.

Etymology: to skive is an english way to avoid work.

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Broomosis

Created by: artbegotti

Pronunciation: broo-mOH'sis

Sentence: The last time my wife asked me to vacuum the carpets, I felt a wave of broomosis come over my body. Three hours later, I woke up underneath the couch.

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Exercispire

johnsto

Created by: johnsto

Pronunciation: Exersi-spired

Sentence: Alice can't do it; she's exercispired.

Etymology: Exert (to do work) + expire (to die/end)

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COMMENTS:

johnsto im rubbish - johnsto, 2006-12-13: 07:29:00

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Deadoworked

Created by: antonhere

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Etymology: deadly worked

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Dormantosis

Created by: watts76

Pronunciation: door-man-toe-sis

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Etymology: dormant = inactive, resting, hidden

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Foolfell

Created by: XeniNeko

Pronunciation: The stress is on the first vowel.

Sentence: Do not foolfell me again. I really need your help!

Etymology: Fool - silly man. Fell past ind. form of the verb to fall

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Ditchitis

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: dich/i/tis

Sentence: Thankfully, a severe attack of "Ditchitis" happened to prevent him from having to clean out the platypus pond bowl, mend his well-worn long-johns, and fix a broken teapot for his spouse.

Etymology: ditch: duck or avoid at all costs + itis: a disease of convenience

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Narconecroupsetitusfauxsymptomitum

Created by: ladieophilia

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Etymology: narco- L. sleep, necro- L. dead, upsetitus- L. desease pertaining to being upset, faux- Fr. fake, symptomitum L. a symptom of

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Flunched

Created by: frobro808

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Sentence: i'm flunched! i don't think i can make it to work today.

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