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Duckalishis

Created by: Ducks

Pronunciation: Duck Delicious

Sentence: That Peking was duckalishis

Etymology: Combination of duck and delicous

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COMMENTS:

Didn't quite spell it correctly, but still funny - JamesDonovan, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Mixcell

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: miks-sel

Sentence: Gloria was so excited to put her new mixcell to use when she finally got it in the mail from the Home Shopping Network. If she could just find her usb adaptor cord, she'll be mixing cake batter in no time!

Etymology: n. mixer and adj. mix: (versatile, especially with the upgraded option of mixing/blending food) n. cell (cell phone)

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Appotizer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ap o ty zer

Sentence: Jimmy had developed the perfect appotizer for the kitchen. But why didn't his meals smell as good as they looked on his screen? Cooking 4 Stars in 3D just had not reached that stage yet.

Etymology: App (short for application...a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task) & Appetizer (food or drink to stimulate the appetite)

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Panpaltry

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: pan-PAL-tree

Sentence: Veejay was constantly amazed by modern technology. His three-minute egg timer only set him back $59.95 per month with a two year commitment. But it was SO much more than a communication device. It was a full-blown ringamajig, and he was proud of it. To Veejay his phone was a PANPALTRY without which his traditional lemon curry dishes would be impossible to prepare. It was a wondrously indispensable tool, a symbol of his upward mobility, and the world's only splatula which could download ringtones. Unfortunately, it left a metallic aftertaste in the falafels.

Etymology: PANtry+PAL+panTRY=PANPALTRY.....PANTRY:a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order;Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis.....PAL:a close friend;Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Take THAT, Chef of The Future! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-26: 01:47:00

some cell phones are actually thin enough now to be used as spatulas - nice to know in an emergeny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

should have been emergency - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the panpaltry over night? Thanks for the great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:58:00

Not a paltry effort...it's pantastic! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:10:00

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Utilicell

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: yew-TIL-eh-sell

Sentence: Being a master multitasker Milton had programmed his cell phone to do many different tasks including storing reicpes and remotely controlling his stove, microwave and even his bread machine.

Etymology: Blend of 'Utility' (having or made for a number of useful or practical purposes rather than a single, specialized one) and 'cell' (for cell phone)

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COMMENTS:

This is awesome! Before I read your description, I imagined you'd mention utensil in your etymology. Utility's even better! - chaiandallthatjazz, 2009-01-26: 10:46:00

clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:45:00

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Utencell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: yu ten sell

Sentence: Gary was the gadget guy. If it hadn't been already, he would invent it. Like his microwave TV,his food-word processor, his short-wave electric frypan, his blogblender, his curling-clothes iron and his toaster stereo. His latest multiappliance was a cell phone which could plan a menu, phone in a grocery delivery order, provide recipes and signal when to do what and for how long. He called it his Utencell. His girlfriend, Myra, wondered how long it would be before all these devices plotted to get rid of Gary, because they really did not need him, except to replace their batteries and plug them in. Yes, the Gadgetry Revolutionaries, the Widget Fondas, the Contraptionistas and the Political Apparatus were building up steam to end the Gizmo Gitmo in Gary's Kitchen!

Etymology: Utensil (an implement for practical use (especially in a household) & Cell (cellular telephone;a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections (cells), each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver)

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COMMENTS:

Very clever! - kateinkorea, 2009-01-26: 00:45:00

Superb! A well-crafted ringer. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 01:53:00

Just the name for my old one! Thanks. - readerwriter, 2009-01-26: 11:14:00

Verrry interesting and well done!! - mweinmann, 2009-01-27: 08:16:00

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Cellularder

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Sell-u-lar-der

Sentence: Mike always kept a spare cellphone in his kitchen to use as a cellularder which came in handy for all sorts of things. He could time boiled eggs with it, store his favourite recipes in the memory and he had even been known to to attempt to fry an egg on it.

Etymology: Cell(from cellphone) + Larder(a large cupboard in the kitchen for storing food) = Cellularder

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COMMENTS:

has a very nice ring of originality - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 09:03:00

I've heard you can pop corn using cell phones so frying eggs might also be possible - handy tool - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:46:00

metrohumanx Great word. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:52:00

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Caterang

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: kay-ta-rang

Sentence: Pierre was run off his feet over Christmas. His new restaurant 'Zheezhwaa' was the hottest place in town. Managing the bookings, and the menu, was a real challenge but it was doable thanks to the caterang ability of Pierre's new cellphone. He kept it well charged fearing the chaos that would ensue if it were to fail.

Etymology: 1.cater - to supply food that is ready to eat. 2.rang - alerted with a bell, to have made contact via a telephone.

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COMMENTS:

Pierre sounds a bit orangutangy to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:07:00

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Appliancell

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: əˈplīənsel

Sentence: If Shawn could have his cell phone grafted into his body he would. In the kitchen it's not just a phone, it's an appliancell. More than just recipes he finds instructional videos on YouTube. If it could dispense butter he would be all the happier.

Etymology: appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one) + Cell[phone] (a telephone with access to a cellular radio network)

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence and word. Many, like Shawn, would graft their cell phone to them if they could. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:57:00

i think I know Shawn! - wayoffcenter, 2009-01-26: 10:00:00

Can it stop a snack attack? - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:12:00

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Icrowave

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ahy-kroh-weyv

Sentence: Jimmy found that he can heat up his coffee if he sets the cup on his smart phone and calls it. He calls it his iCrowave.

Etymology: iPhone (popular brand of cell phone) microwave (an electrically operated oven using high-frequency electromagnetic waves that penetrate food, causing its molecules to vibrate and generating heat within the food to cook it in a very short time)

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