Verboticism: Zitchat

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

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Blahnaesthesia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: blah nast eee zya

Sentence: The blahnaesthesia ended up being more painful than the filling.

Etymology: anaesthesia, blah

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Sweetjib

Created by: parm289

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Mandrivel

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: man/dri/vel

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Etymology: mandible (jaw bone) + drivel

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Verbandagize

Created by: NeuroGlyph

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Medirap

Created by: fourgirls

Pronunciation: Medi rap

Sentence: Craig was challenged by the medirap of his dentist. His usual big mouth was frustrated.

Etymology: Medical, rap

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Jawdulation

Created by: KatieG

Pronunciation: jaw-do-lat-shon

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Healspiel

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Heel-speel

Sentence: Until he met Dr Fang, Bob thought that Dr Payne's leechspeak was doctrivial. But after a few minutes with Fang, Bob soon realized that, despite all the healspiel, it hurts just as much to have a tooth extracted as it does to have one pulled.

Etymology: heal: to make better,well & spiel: plausible, glib talk; patter, line of gab. Doctrivial: blend of doctor, doctrine and trivial.

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COMMENTS:

Showoff, great job. - fourgirls, 2007-10-16: 09:59:00

how true - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-16: 12:27:00

nice blending - scrabbelicious, 2007-10-18: 07:44:00

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Fartalite

Created by: connor

Pronunciation: far-ta-lite

Sentence: This doctor fartalites while working on my mouth.

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Ompafone

Created by: BigKP

Pronunciation: Ew-mp-a-fone

Sentence: The doctor continued to make ompafone with me during the procedure.

Etymology: Ompa- funny little people fone- projection

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Distromain

Created by: lauren

Pronunciation: dis/tro/main

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Etymology: dist ffrom distract, rom from 'from', and ain from pain.

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