Verboticism: Magiphone

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Smartula

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smärchələ

Sentence: Marc always wants to have the newest and best especially when it comes to cell phones. His kitchen is festooned with his retired predecessors acting as clocks, oven timers, recipe books and hotplates. His last one he bought because it was wafer thin is now a smartula that can not only flip his burger but let him know how well done it is. There's an app for that.

Etymology: smartphone (a mobile phone that incorporates a PDA) + spatula (a kitchen implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade)

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Icook

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: eye-kook

Sentence: Because her future in-laws were coming to dinner, Congolia found a great recipe on her iCook and programmed it to thaw, fry, and serve the damn thing, only to be disappointed when it didn't do the dishes for her.

Etymology: iCook= blend of iPhone and cook

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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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Cellte

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sel/tay

Sentence: John uses his phone to cellté some of the vegetables when he's cooking a large meal and there are no free elements on the stove.

Etymology: cellté - verb - from cell (as in phone) + sauté (to fry lightly)

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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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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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Vesscell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vess sell

Sentence: Juan's new cellular phone had all kinds of apps he could use in his chef business. Why it was a vesscell to help him shop, record recipes and photos and hold lots of information he really needed. He found it ironic to look up blackberry jam recipes on his Blackberry!

Etymology: Vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids)) & Cell (a cellular 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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Cellinsautee

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: cell-in-sal-tay

Sentence: Tom's new cellinsautee phone was the perfect tool in his kitchen. He could fry and egg and talk to his Mother at the same time.

Etymology: Cell - Short for a cellphone; a hand-held mobile radio telephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. Sautee - a method of cooking food that uses a small amount of fat in a shallow pan over relatively high heat.

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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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