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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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Reanimunchies

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: ree-AN-ih-mun-cheese

Sentence: Charles Dexter Ward maintained a slovenly flat down near the river. His blasphemous experiments occupied most of his time, so he enlisted the services of a cleaning woman. One bleak December night he heard a scream from the kitchen above him. Dropping his ancient leather-bound volume of spells, Charles bounded up the rotten stairway to find Heidi's partial remains steaming on the pantry tiles like a heap of microwaved bratwurst. In a flash, Charles realized the awful truth: His poorly refrigerated leftovers had become REANIMUNCHIES and attacked the hired help in a way that made an open coffin for Heidi...unthinkable. The icebox door was ajar, and a greasy streak led out to the moors like the trail of an irradiated slug. Perhaps, with a little more work, his breakthrough in supernatural food preservation WAS possible, thought Charles as he tenderly slipped Heidi's remains, and her Swiffer, into the grey waters beside the pier.

Etymology: REANIMate+mUNCHIES=REANIMUNCHIES.......REANIMATE:To give new life to,To bring to life by scientific or mystical means.....MUNCHIES:light snack foods, sometimes exhibiting motion and reproductive capabilities.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx This space intentionally left blank. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 01:08:00

love your little stories - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:02:00

metrohumanx Thank You. I tweaked it a little bit, but I failed to convey the more sinister, ghastly nature of the REANIMUNCHIES.....mabye next time. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:18:00

metrohumanx http://www.hplovecraft.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:19:00

Worthy of Fridgenstein...Something from the Outer Limits of One's fridge...The Maytag of Mayhem, the Amana B. Reckonedwith! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 22:20:00

Once again T-Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:20:00

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Garblesmagle

Created by: Mclovin

Pronunciation: Gaaaaar-ble-sshhh-nah-ble

Sentence: the garblesnable is trying to escape out of the fridge and take over the kitchen.

Etymology: garble= evil snaple= food

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COMMENTS:

best word EVA! - Mclovin, 2011-09-13: 15:21:00

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Freneticfutation

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: rhymes with genetic mutation

Sentence: Barb was so tired of cooking after the big feast, that she started dining out every night. She would bring leftovers home and put them in the fridge quickly so as not to have to see the developing compost pile that awaited her. When the smell of the leftover Chinese food, mingled with the rancid lunchmeat and the liquified cucumber finally escaped the confines of the fridge, she tied a scarf around her face with some dryer sheets tucked in the fold, donned elbow length gloves and braced her self for the freneticfutation that almost convinced her to abandon her home.

Etymology: Based on genetic mutation, but changed to frenetic to imply a crazy pace and futation to get the idea of food in there.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx The vivid images this invokes makes it hard to keep this one down. People often ignore the "liquified cucumber"...my least favorite discard. Great story, Nu! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 14:07:00

eww gross, but a great word!! - mweinmann, 2008-12-02: 10:23:00

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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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Putridish

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: pyu-tre-dish

Sentence: Not prone to scientific queries, the closest Kimberly came to having an interest in science was wanting to know exactly how long she could wait to clean out her fridge. "Just, hypothetically, let's say I have a friend," she started "with several putridishes in her refrigerator. Will those contaminate other things in her refrigerator?" Zinnia, who had minored in botany, answered "It all depends on the cultures. I would worry about growing mycotoxins." This answer terrified Kimberly.

Etymology: Putrid (rotten, foul) + Dish (plate of food) Sounds like "Petri Dish"

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COMMENTS:

And, whenever I try a bad recipe I manage to create a putridish to save in the frige (out of guilt) and then eventually throw away - good word. - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:46:00

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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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Backhereia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bak heer ee ya

Sentence: The refrigerator was old, the paint chipped and the door handle had long since disintegrated. Upon prising the door open, the light no longer came on, but in the darkness you could hear the backhereia shuffling around and when your eyes became accustomed to the darkness you could make out its vaguely luminescent trail.

Etymology: bacteria, back here.

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COMMENTS:

very funny - kinda scary with a southern drawl - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 08:37:00

It took me while to figure out why this word kept running through my mind ... is it related to diarrhea? Scared the crap out of me too! (silly grin!) - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:21:00

Your sentence reads like a horror novel, loved it. - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:01:00

Great sentence; like the word alot! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:34:00

all of the above!!! - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:47:00

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A chiller-thriller word... it evokes "they're ba-ack!" with a good measure of hysteria thrown in as well. Good one galwaywegian! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 09:23:00

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Fridgelo

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: frIj-e-lo

Sentence: The malodorouseating fridgelos in Phoebe's fridge were formed when lightning caused the switchbox to trip right after Phoebe left for Hawaii on a week-long honeymoon.

Etymology: 1) Fridge: a refrigerator. 2) Elo: (poetic) Life. Fridgelo = lifeforms in the fridge.

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COMMENTS:

The malodorouseating fridgelos in Phoebe's fridge were formed when lightning caused the switchbox to trip right after Phoebe left for Hawaii on a week-long honeymoon. - logarithm, 2008-12-01: 05:52:00

Oh man! I think the management should look into putting the comment box elsewhere because I always accidentally compose my sentence in it! :-p - logarithm, 2008-12-01: 05:54:00

Like the alliteration of 'fridgelos in Pheobe's fridge. Fun to say, - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 11:30:00

Hahah... I was attempting a tongue twister. :-p - logarithm, 2008-12-02: 06:21:00

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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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