Verboticism: Alacartificial

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Caldrieath

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Ka-Al-dree-eth

Sentence: My mom told me not to have soda its one of those Caldrieath foods.

Etymology: Calories, Drinks, Death

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Vitaminogen

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: veye-tuh-min-o-jen

Sentence: "All I gotta do is pop this here vitaminogen into some water, stir 'er, and I'll be all set for the day. Forget the gatorade and microwave dinners. This here is the best thing since sliced bread," exclaimed Bobby Joe.

Etymology: vitamin (n.organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health; n.nutritional supplement) carcinogen (cancer causing agent)

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Alacartificial

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Al-a-cart-i-fish-ull

Sentence: Tom always used the alacartifcial way of dining, he would gorge on anything that included MSG or had been synthetically altered in some way. Being only twenty-one he didn't think of what this might be doing to the state of his health a few years down the line.

Etymology: A la carte(a type of menu) + Artificial(contrived or affected) = Alacartificial

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well-crafted word - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:34:00

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Piquantoxifodder

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PICK-one-TOCKS-ih-fodder

Sentence: Chuck planted his corpulent posterior in the orange naugahide chair and settled down to his first day at the new job. Thankful to be employed, he relished his new assignment at Universal Test Kitchens...sampling and rating new food products before they were foisted upon the unsuspecting public.Being a true foodlum, he had quaffed, chomped, swigged and munched through an array of buyprodux, each containing an ersatz nutritute carefully engineered from corn syrup and cheap tropical fat. Some dishes were trendylicious and pungent, others had all the appeal of a used bovine salt lick. It wasn't until the late afternoon when Chuck found his favorite concoction. It was real PIQUANTOXIFODDER - stripped of any wasteful vitamins, yet replete with satisfying textures that reminded him of that strangest of foods- tapioca. After secretly cramming down his third helping, Chuck succumbed to a case of megacramps that a gallon of peptodismall wouldn't cure. On the way home, he had to pull over discreetly near an irrigation ditch and make a contribution.Plop Plop Fizz Fizz. Sweating like a cut of rancid pork, Chuck knew that the product he ingested was sure to be a great seller. It was....ambrosia!

Etymology: PIQUANt+TOXIc+FODDER=PIQUANTOXIFODDER.....PIQUANT:agreeably stimulating to the palate,engagingly provocative taste;Middle French, from present participle of piquer.....TOXIC:containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation,extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful;Late Latin toxicus, from Latin toxicum poison, from Greek toxikon arrow poison, from neuter of toxikos of a bow, from toxon bow, arrow.....FODDER:something fed to domestic animals ; especially : coarse food for cattle, horses, or sheep,-inferior or readily available material used to supply a heavy demand;Middle English, from Old English fōdor; akin to Old High German fuotar food.....AMBROSIA:the food of the Greek and Roman gods;Latin, from Greek, literally, immortality, from ambrotos immortal.(bonus word)

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metrohumanx Amusing OLD advertisements: http://www.lileks.com/oldads/index.html - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:56:00

metrohumanx This space intentionally left blank. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 21:27:00

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Pseudapop

Created by: otherguy

Pronunciation: soōdapäp

Sentence: Sodapop is bad enough, but substituting artificial flavoring and sweeteners for anything almost natural change it over to pseudapop.

Etymology: pseudo: fake + pop: soda

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artr Nice word. - artr, 2009-01-29: 06:11:00

Very good! - Mustang, 2009-01-29: 07:17:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:43:00

Perfect fit for word definition good job! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-24: 07:16:00

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Pepsicodology

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: pép:see:cód:ol:oh:gee

Sentence: Séamus and his sweet tooth went everywhere together. Always pestering him for a treat, Séamus had a cunning plan that he, his sweet tooth and his liquid diet could be made live in harmony with a bit of pepsicodology.

Etymology: Pepsi : Sweet drink suitable for athletes who run at least one marathon per day, every day. Codology : an Irish colloquialism indicating the wool is being pulled somewhere reasonably close by.

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Artisinful

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ar-ti-sin-ful

Sentence: Carl started every day with a sugary cola even though he knew it was artisinful and causing him to lose his teeth.

Etymology: Arti- Taken in part of artificial - Made by humans; produced rather than natural. Sinful- To do wrong or characterized by or being a sin.

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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad dit tiv

Sentence: One day when Chad was told by his doctor to watch what he consumed, he started reading the labels. He was amazed to see all the badditives placed in his food and drink. Latin-sounding, unpronounceable names, sinister sounding words and all the ingrediants were at least 15 letters long. Every badditive was making the Chadditive both sadditive and madditive!

Etymology: Bad (that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; capable of harming;reproduced fraudulently) & Additive (something added to enhance food)

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Grossceries

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gross/cer/ees

Sentence: When John goes shopping for food, he fills his cart with grossceries with zero to no nutritional value such as sham spam, potato hydrogenated artery filler, cancerspartan sweetened pop, hot (cow eyes, teeth and skin) dogs, mock chicken (wrack of rat) and Wonder enriched bread (less than 50% wood chips and white drywall dust).

Etymology: GROSSCERIES - noun - from GROSS + GROCERIES

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So apt! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:26:00

like it. - galwaywegian, 2009-01-29: 08:53:00

Now I no longer Wonder why they called it Wonder Bread! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:46:00

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: new-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Filbert was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of 'nutrition' (beneficial attribute of food) and 'deficient' (in short supply-absent)

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