Verboticism: Deathpod

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Created by: solocard

Pronunciation: re·cy·clo·bot·a·ny

Sentence: Being the ever keen recyclobotanist, Jane left her Dracaena marginata tree, that her ex-boyfriend bought as an "I'm sorry, I cheated on you" present outside in the cold, not only in hopes that it would die but to give passing pedestrians an interesting sight in an otherwise dreary day.

Etymology: First coined by a leading Botanist, and Environmental Rights activist back in the late 1990s.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: bloom/in/gales

Sentence: Chris carefully positioned all his Christmas plants in the shelter of the taller conifers hoping that Darwin's theory would prove correct and they might survive. It wasn't enough though to protect them from the blizzard and gale force winds and the little plants cried out to him "Why do you love us only at Christmas? We're not bred to bloomingales.

Etymology: bloom + gales + bloomingdales

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Created by: looseball


Sentence: I slid over to the Macanilly's house and rescued there reefugeed plant they put in the trash can. They must be loosing there sight.


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Created by: amcfarlane


Sentence: Jack decided to exfloriate the grim-looking rubber plant his great aunt had purchased him for a house-warming present.


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Created by: elisabeth

Pronunciation: The a and b are silent. Herr-mortem

Sentence: Your foxtail fern is herbamortem. OH NO!

Etymology: Dutch

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Created by: gregflynn




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Created by: worldkitsch

Pronunciation: erbe-u-than-asia

Sentence: By the time it was April and that stupid poinsetta hadn't died, I was forced to committ herbieuthanasia.


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: FLOR-eh-side

Sentence: In a seemingly heartless attempt to commit floracide on an unwanted hideous tropical houseplant she had gotten as a gift, Gracie left it outdoors on the patio during the harshest part of the winter.

Etymology: 'Flora' (Plants considered as a group) with the suffix 'cide' (from Latin meaning “killer,” “act of killing,” used in the formation of compound words)

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: eks-plan-TREE-ate

Sentence: When Bob threw the bothersome begonia from his balcony with tarpeian tenacity, he hoped that this floray had finally explantriated all his unwanted "fleur-de-loathe."

Etymology: 1. Explantriate: blend of plant & expatriate. 2. Tarpeian: after "Tarpeian Rock" a cliff in ancient Rome where criminals were executed by being thrown from the top of it. 3. Floray (flora & foray) 4. Fleur-de-loathe (very loosely based on Fleur-de-lis)


clever - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-14: 10:22:00

me likey - SpaceCadet, 2007-11-14: 12:14:00


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Created by: Boomertoo


Sentence: The peak seasons for planthenasia are right after Christmas and Easter, when seasonal gifts are often cast out.


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