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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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Refridgeraider

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: ree/frid/jur/ay.dur

Sentence: A refridgeraider is after my perishables. He used to be a pork roast but now he's Indihama Jones.

Etymology: refrigerator + raider

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COMMENTS:

I like it when you ham it up! Cool word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:43:00

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Fridgenesis

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /fɹɪˈdʒɛnəˌsɪs/

Sentence: It's not so bad when the milk and leftover Chinese food comes to life, but when even the box of baking soda undergoes fridgenesis, it's time to do some cleaning.

Etymology: from fridge (refrigerator) + genesis (creation)

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COMMENTS:

Might need a re-think on "Genesis" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:53:00

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Genesice

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: jen-erss-ice

Sentence: i suddenly realised we had one more child than we used to, and our youngest one had a strange 'curry' aroma about him. Then it struck me that little Rogan-Josh was not a product of natural reproduction, he was a result of genesice

Etymology: genesis, ice

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COMMENTS:

cool word - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 08:40:00

Very unique. You sure can think out of the box! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:58:00

I always thought all those extra kids in the house were only visiting...maybe I just need to clean my fridge more.... - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 12:05:00

i dont get it ha ha now i do!!!!! - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:18:00

Take top Billing(s) But yaw gotta be joshing!!! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 16:04:00

lol! So THAT'S where the weird, carrot-topped kid who used to hang around came from! Amusing concept and sentence, nice word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:39:00

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Morphins

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mawr-fin

Sentence: There's a morphin in the fridge, Judy screamed as she slammed the door shut. Though she had only gotten a quick glimpse when she moved the milk, she knew what is was. The leftover muffin she had promised to finish off last week had inched its way to the back of the ice box and taken on a life of its own with its hairy tentacles clinging to and infiltrating a number of its neighbors. It is going to take a strong stomach and about a gallon of bleach before Judy will feel safe in her kitchen again.

Etymology: morph (to be transformed) + muffin (an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan )

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Foodfrights

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: foood - fry - ts

Sentence: Ina was beginning to have daily foodfrights. There were many ghosts of old repasts that she really needed to exhorcise from her refrigerator.

Etymology: Food (nourishment, substances used by the body to sustain life). Fright (state of terror or fear

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COMMENTS:

Terrific! Easy to say, easy to remember. Can you imagine a food fight using foodfrights? (wink/big grin) - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 17:31:00

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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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Leftovolution

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Left-o-volution

Sentence: Jane was always tired and overworked, leaving take out dinner remnants and other food detritus to populate her fridge, until one day it happened: the slime layer had undergone leftovolution and acquired motile capacity. She felt a strange sense of ownership, or responsibility for this fresh new life, and regretted the thought of using bleach.

Etymology: Left-over: food not eaten and saved for later. Evolution: the development of more adaptive traits through a process of natural selection.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Great word! Creepy story. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:27:00

And then there were four! It's an Australian invasion :-) - emdeejay, 2008-12-01: 03:03:00

Good word...Viva La Leftovolution! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 22:16:00

Eggzelent! - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 06:09:00

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Morphinade

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: mor-fin-aid

Sentence: Rather than throw away expired milk, my husband likes to let it morphinade into rotten cottage cheese

Etymology: metamorphasis+merinade

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COMMENTS:

eewww... sounds like a deadly relative of lemonade! fun word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:16:00

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Contamineats

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: kun TAM in eats

Sentence: Ima Hogg decided it was probably time to clean out her refrigerator when the smell started to hit her. She went through and got rid of all the expired, decayed, bloated, fuzzy, and spoiled contamineats, which she did twice a year whether it needed it or not. It might have been the potatoes ughrotten or the fetid cheese, but something was definitely stinky in there.

Etymology: eats (slang for food) + contaminates

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COMMENTS:

They should call them refigerewwwterators - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:31:00

refrigewwwterators...ooops - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:31:00

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