Verboticism: Talktomedochomy

'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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Verbandagize

Created by: NeuroGlyph

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Qandaches

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kew and ayks

Sentence: Dr. Yvonne is one multi-tasking dentist. She can mask up, get both fists in your mouth simultaneously, probe and scrape and poke and pull and all the while, ask what you thought about medical/political/societal and philosophical issues, while giving you the benefit of her own thoughts on each topic and understanding your feeble, numb, unintelligible answers. At the same time, she gives verbal notes to her dental assistant for your file, as she tells her what she needs next and calculates your bill and how much your insurance will pay for each treatment. Yes, she has QandAches down to a fine science. No wonder they call her Leader of the Plaque!

Etymology: Q and A (Questions and Answers)& Aches (a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain; be the source of pain;feel physical pain)

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Drivelect

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: driv-a-leck

Sentence: I sat there helpless, having to listen to my dentist's drivelect for hours!

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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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Examoration

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: igzamôrāshən

Sentence: It was only being subjected to an examoration that William found out that Dr. Bob was a member of Toastmasters and due to deliver a speech that evening. Somehow he isn*t sure he is better off knowing everything he now knows about newts.

Etymology: examination (a detailed inspection or investigation) + oration (a formal speech, esp. one given on a ceremonial occasion)

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Ineptpesk

Created by: 526630

Pronunciation: in-ept-pesk

Sentence: The dentist is always such an ineptpesk, talking to me while cleaning my teeth when he know i cant talk.

Etymology: inept-awkward pesky-annoying

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Awkwords

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: awk-werds

Sentence: Jim is not a fan of dental appointments, not because of a concern for pain or the loss of productive time. What he hates is the awkwords that fill the room as the procedures progress. It's difficult, at best, to carry on a conversation with fingers, water spray and other tools in your mouth.

Etymology: awkward (lacking social graces or manners) + words (speech or talk)

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Yogurtshove

Created by: greenplaideyes

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Sentence: My crazy dentist never quits her yogurtshoving when she wants to distract me from her horrid adventures about my cavernous mouth.

Etymology: yogurt-oozy shove-it's being forced upon you

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Jabberflossy

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Jab-ber-floss-ee

Sentence: The dental nurse yanked the tape from the spool and pulling it taut, sliced down into Dick's incisors, grinning as she sawed to-and-fro. He could taste the blood from his gums running down into the back of his mouth. "One, two! One, two! And through and through the vorpal floss went snicker-snack! She left him dead, and with his head she went galumphing back". As the jabberflossy flowed so did the puddle beneath Dick's seat ...

Etymology: Jabber - To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly. Floss - dental floss

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Distractigab

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: di-strakt-ih-gab

Sentence: Part of medical training is a day of distractigab techniques, tips for safe topics and appropriate tone of voice. They generally pratice on squirrels and rats.

Etymology: distract + gab (yammer, chat)

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COMMENTS:

Love the word!!! So descriptive. - FayeWord, 2007-10-17: 17:47:00

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