Verboticism: Laborophobia

'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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Ennuiaphobia

Created by: hulkling

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Workphobia

Created by: xklamation

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Etymology: (english)work+(greek)phobia

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Workdead

Created by: LostAccount

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Menagitis

Created by: sweetclarity

Pronunciation: m-eh-n-ah-j-eye-t-ih-s.

Sentence: "I have some bad news: it's menagitis."

Etymology: from the French "menage", meaning "household chores" & the dead language "itis", meaning "sickness". The resemblance to "meningitis" is completely uncoincidental.

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Tascquarade

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: Task-ah-rade

Sentence: Every time someone asks me to help them with chores, I put on a tascquarade.

Etymology: task+evade+masquerade

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Malorkway

Created by: bleucube

Pronunciation: Mal Ork Way

Sentence: Feeling Malorkway about the dishes.

Etymology: Mal meaning bad Orkway is work in pig latin

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Inoitillkillmeitis

Created by: KITKERRI

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Choreshirking

Created by: matkline

Pronunciation: Just as it is spelled.

Sentence: "I'm so sick of James' choreshirking - I think I want a divorce."

Etymology: Portmanteau of chore and shirk.

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Decapacitated

Created by: knickers

Pronunciation: de-cap-ass-it-ate-ed

Sentence: When she asked me to lick her muff, I sniffed it and was instantly decapacitated.

Etymology: From incapacitated, decapitate

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