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Chillybugs

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Chil-lih-bugs

Sentence: Because their home suffered a power failure while they were abroad, the family returned to find that their refrigerator was infested with Chillybugs of a particularly noxious variety that kept saying, "What's up Doc?" and "Turn out that light!".

Etymology: Chilly- Chilli a spicy food that mutates into a life form that defends itself by producing strong acids and sundry noxious gasses. Less aggressive at low temperatures. Bugs- Small pests that resemble a cartoon animal of the genus Lepus

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COMMENTS:

love the reference to Bugs Bunny - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:37:00

me to - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:18:00

Silly people! Bugs for kids! Liked your mini comic, AndyCapp! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:33:00

Perhaps you need a chilly dog to guard the fridge. Enjoyed the sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:39:00

And dispose of them in a chilly-bin! Kiwis (NewZealanders) call portable ice-boxes chilly-bins. - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:06:00

Fun word, sentence and etymology! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:07:00

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Riplarchaivivus

Created by: sean30

Pronunciation: Rip-larc-hai-vi-us

Sentence: You know when your fridge is taken over by mutated leftovers its time to be Riplacchaivivus and battle them with Cillit Bang!

Etymology: Riplarchaivivus-To take control under extreme circumstances. Mainly from mutated meat or vegetables. Ripl (Ripley ie Aliens) - Archa (from Archaic, meaning outdated/By-gone) - ivivus (taken from Latin word Redivivus, To be reborn again/back to life as

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COMMENTS:

Unique sentence and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:31:00

your etymology is most impressive! - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 11:32:00

clever etymology! Good to see good ol' Ripley in there. What a gal! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:42:00

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Fermentrishments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fur-MENT-rish-mnts

Sentence: When she opened the fridge, the malodorous emanations let Miranda know in a big way that the fridge had become a haven for fermentrishments and she momentarily contemplated calling 911 for emergency removal...it was baaaad!!

Etymology: Blend of fermented, nutrition and nourishment.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Man! That was RIPE! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:55:00

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Devittles

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Deh-viht-tills

Sentence: Off turned the light, and the nightly terror began for the as-yet-unexpired food. The nosferatuna slid stealthily into door hopper, where the condiments rested. A silent shadow, it sunk its celery fangs into the neck of the mayonnaise jar, gorging upon its salty fatty humors. Having turned, the zomayo lurched itself over its retaining wall and began to feast on the cauliflower, which it had mistaken in its saturated stupor for brains. A large sasquash ripped its way through the forest of broccoli and emerged upon a family of tomatoes, huddling in the corner of the produce crisper. A gout of seeded ichor sprayed across the front of the clear plastic drawer. Then, a hush fell through the refrigerator as the elder god of the cooler, Cthulhummus rose, an amorphous evil clad in finest shimmering Saran. Muffled screams issued from the magnetic seal around the door, but fell upon sleeping ears. Tonight the devittles reigned, and no food would go untainted.

Etymology: devil (or possibly deviant) + vittles

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COMMENTS:

You get my vote for using Cthulhummus. Dagon and Nyarlothotep beware! :) - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 14:27:00

Wow - so many great stories today - I love nosferatuna - could also be nosfuratuna (furry mould) - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:41:00

Great style - reads like a mystery ... as well as a spoiled food history! Kudos for the novel-ty of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:42:00

its good but the sentence is a little long - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:49:00

clever word, clever story, entertaining, funny! What more could we want? - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 06:50:00

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Transmoldification

Created by: loxhobabl

Pronunciation: tranz-mold-di-fi-kashun

Sentence: Ma'am, your fridge is being vaccinated due to unfortunate transmoldification.

Etymology: transmogrification + mold

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Moldigans

Created by: mandy

Pronunciation: mold i gans

Sentence: Those damn moldigans got my sauce!!

Etymology: Mold + hooligans

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Heavolution

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: heave oh loosh on

Sentence: Janice turned an unsightly shade of green and fought back the compulsion to vomit as she cleaned the curiously furry heavolution from a tupperware container than had resided in the fridge for far too long.

Etymology: From "Heave" (colloquialism for vomiting) and "evolution" (the change in inherited traits in an organism from one generation to the next)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx The furry ones are the worst...anaerobic. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:58:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

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Molderators

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: mold-er-ate-tors

Sentence: Molly was notorious for having molderators infest her fridge.

Etymology: A play on the two words; Mold and Refrigerator.

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Extraturkeyestrial

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ex/tra/tur/key/es/tree/al

Sentence: There has been an extraturkeyestrial lurking in my fridge since Thanksgiving. It has now grown to twice it's original size and has changed colour but because of it's glow I'm saving money on a fridge light.

Etymology: extra turkey + extraterrestrial

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COMMENTS:

out of this world funny - from the word to the sentence to the etymology -- great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:32:00

metrohumanx Scary like a B-movie, yet practical and green. Like it! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:51:00

Great idea for saving money, I'll have to try it,times are hard!! Good word - TJayzz, 2008-12-01: 20:59:00

Love it - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:17:00

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Repastdue

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re past doo

Sentence: Freda knew the minute she walked into her house that they were waiting for her. Without even looking she knew that the items in her fridge were repastdue. One instant of fridge door opening left a lingering unpleasant odor and no doubt in her mind. Dawning her version of a HAZMAT suit (gloves, mask,rubber boots, etc.) she bravely scooped the now mostly liquid contents into the waiting garbage bag. Bleachy hot water and a new baking soda box and she was ready to start the whole process all over again, after she went grocery shopping...

Etymology: Repast (a meal) & Past Due (overdue on the sell-by date;expired)

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