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Animatextant

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: An-neh-mate-ek-stan-t

Sentence: Jill's Kung Pao chicken, from her favorite Chinese restaurant, became animatextant after she left it in the fridge for a month.

Etymology: Combination of "animate" - to give life to; and "extant" - not destroyed or lost

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Decompotion

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: de com po shun

Sentence: Just before grocery day, Meredith was always afraid to check the fridge. New life forms sprung daily from the stuff at the back of the fridge that she had forgotten about. In June, when she found the eggnog from last Christmas, she knew she had a decompotion on her hands. Ewwwww.

Etymology: Decompose (rot,go bad) & Compote (a dessert) & Potion (a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage)

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Bioterrormisu

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bīōterəmēsoō

Sentence: Wendy loves her desserts but, living on her own, she doesn*t always finish it before its expiration date passes. Right now she is harboring a bioterrormisu in her fridge.

Etymology: Bioterrorism (terrorism involving the release of toxic biological agents.) + tiramisu (an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy or liqueur with powdered chocolate and mascarpone cheese)

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COMMENTS:

Bada Bing... - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:29:00

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Fridgremlins

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /frij'-grem-linz/

Sentence: Brenda could hear something moving in there (in the Frigidaire) and when she peeked, and the light came on, she first heard a fierce squeal (or perhaps that was just the squeaky door), and then she was sure she saw fridgremlins scurrying behind the milk carton and the leftover casserole dish. She slammed the door shut and ran to find the number to the exterminator.

Etymology: fridge - shortening of refrigerator (from Latin, frīgus "cold") + gremlins - small, mischievous creatures (popularized by the RAF as a cause of mechanical failures; possibly from Old English, gremman "to anger, vex" + -lin of goblin) Don't get them wet!

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COMMENTS:

Who you gonna call? Box Busters? lol - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:57:00

lololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololol - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:27:00

The leftover chicken and the bright fridge light didn't help either! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:22:00

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Ecolossus

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: e/coal/los/us

Sentence: The eighteen month old chicken at the back of the fridge had transformed itself into an ecolossus, ready to attack and destroy my digestive system on contact.

Etymology: ECOLOSSUS - noun - from ECOLI (a species of bacterium; capable of causing disease; can be a threat to food safety) + COLOSSUS (beast of gigantic size)

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COMMENTS:

excellent word and etymology - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:37:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:02:00

metrohumanx The attack of the 50 foot pullet? - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:08:00

Fantastic - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:19:00

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Oldcuts

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ōldkətz

Sentence: Julie knew it was time to throw away the oldcuts when they started producing their own mayonnaise. While she was at it she also disposed of the cheesapets.

Etymology: old (having lived for a long time; no longer young) + coldcuts (luncheon meats)

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COMMENTS:

so simple but so good - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:04:00

metrohumanx Truncated meats are terrifying. Bravo! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:56:00

simple word that says it all.... - mweinmann, 2008-12-02: 10:25:00

Fantastic - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:16:00

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Putriments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: PEWT-reh-ments

Sentence: The malodorous emanations coming from her fridge let Elsie know in a big way that the fridge had become a haven for long forgotten putriments and she momentarily contemplated calling 911 for emergency removal.

Etymology: Blend of 'putrid' (in a state of foul decay or decomposition, as animal or vegetable matter; rotten) and 'nutriments' (anything that nourishes; nourishment; food)

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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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Fridgiraptor

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Created by: fancie18

Pronunciation: fridge-ee-raptor

Sentence: Close the fridge quickly or the light will wake up my fridgitapors.

Etymology: from VELOCIRAPTOR (speedy thief) Fridgitapors (steal the food slowly)

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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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