Verboticism: Workondriac

'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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Foopitude

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Fatigusdomesticus

Hindolbittern

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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Laborcondria

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Lay-bore-con-dree-uh

Sentence: Charley's laborcondria kicked in whenever he had to do his chores.

Etymology: Labor (work) + -condria (hypocondria)

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Grenkling

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Impossum

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: im-PAHS-some

Sentence: Shortly after Sarah asked Bernard to mow the lawn, she found him bedridden, playing impossum.

Etymology: Possum: Latin verb meaning "to be able" Im-: prefix meaning "not" "playing possum" : a defensive tactic of pretending to be dead so that predators have no interest in attacking

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Laboracide

Created by: janham

Pronunciation: lay-bore-a-syd

Sentence: John went into laboracide after he was told to do the dishes.

Etymology: labor-as in work a-just there to make it cooler cide-as in suicide

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Workfarce

Created by: HowitzerKaboom

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Dishwaterdiarrhea

Created by: Zengief

Pronunciation: dish-water-diarrhea

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Helpergenic

moggy

Created by: moggy

Pronunciation: Hell.Per.Jen.Ick.

Sentence: "I'm sorry I can't help you with the dishes - allergies you see?" "Oh, that's ok, these dishes are hypo-helpergenic!"

Etymology: From Help. Allergic. See? See?

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