Verboticism: Grossceries

'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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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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Artifoodage

Created by: ahmadmalik2007

Pronunciation: aa-rti-fod-aij

Sentence: In modern world, people prefer artifoodage becuase its quick and delicious, however, it cannot be the replacement for natural food.

Etymology: artifoodage is a short form extracted from three words: arti from artificial, food from food and age from beverage.

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Rinkydrink

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Ring - kee - dreenk

Sentence: Norton exclaimed, "What kinda rinkydrink is this?!!!!" It is full of Sweententame, Carcinocolor 30, Noxphoric Acid, Nomassium Renzoate, Nomassium Bitrate, Baselcellame Nomassium and.... its loaded with Daffeine to boot!!

Etymology: Rinky Dink + Drink >>> Rinky Dink(Of poor or inferior quality; hokey; sloppy; chintzy; small; flimsy; inadequate) >> Drink (consumable beverage).

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COMMENTS:

Easy to remember, quick to come to mind ... will use it a lot! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:37:00

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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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Synthience

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sinθīəns

Sentence: Some people are drawn to labels like ”All Natural” or ”No Artificial Ingredients”. Not Tim. He just loves his beverages created by synthience.

Etymology: synthetic (made by chemical synthesis) + science (systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment)

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Unhefdite

Created by: Xanman12321

Pronunciation: Uhn-heff-dait

Sentence: Wow, those potato chips were unhefdites, you know? Oops, I unhefdited! Uh oh...

Etymology: Unhealthy diet -> Unhefdite

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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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