Verboticism: Frigenesis

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Frigenesis

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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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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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Salamonella

Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: suh-LAHM-mun-el-uh

Sentence: It was hiding behind the egg carton festering technicolours, foul odours, and a plan of escape. "I'm not supposed to be in here" it thought, "I'm a hot salami and it's way too cold in here for me." It waited... and waited... and festered... and festered. She opened the door, light flooded the room, warm air rushed in like a breath of spring and it knew that this was the moment to seize the day! Salamonella was born and salamonella will reign supreme! Until the frankfurtenstein develops grandiose ideas, that is.

Etymology: salami + salmonella

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COMMENTS:

Enough to make me want to suhlahm that fridge door! Unique combo. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:48:00

great little story - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:36:00

nice word - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:22:00

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Frigidaredevills

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: frijid der dev ills

Sentence: Frida cautiously tip-toed over to her fridge. It had been quiet all day, just the odd gurgling and chugging of the motor, nothing to be afraid of, right? She cautiously opened the white steel door covered in magnets and notices. The moment the door opened, the smell hit her like a brick. They were back... the Frigidaredevils, piled high and ready to topple out the door. Liquified salad fixings, mystery meats, passe pizza slices, green fuzzy former fruits and veggies, milk that had turned biker (bad) and numerous description-defying previous edibles. In their current state not even CSI could identify them. Enough!, decided Frida of this penicilliness! She grabbed a face mask, plastic gloves and a large garbage bag and went to town clearing out the foul fridge dwellers. The bag was sealed tightly and immediately run down to the back alley for garbage pick-up. She could swear she heard noises coming from the bag and they weren't that of the Glad Man! When she had done, she cleaned and sprayed the now bare interior and placed her fresh groceries in their new temporary home. How long before these innocents would turn on her and become Frigidaredevills themselves?

Etymology: Frigidaire (Brand of refrigerator) & Dare Devils (reckless impetuous irresponsible;presumptuously daring) & Ills (resulting in suffering or adversity; an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx DAMN! You're good! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:53:00

I prostrate myself before the magnificence of this creation - emdeejay, 2008-12-01: 00:56:00

devilishly delightful - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 01:00:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:00:00

scared me....but fun to read - mweinmann, 2008-12-02: 10:27:00

Beaut word & sentence - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:17:00

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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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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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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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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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Beastronomy

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bee st ron oh mee

Sentence: Lefty was not only left-handed, he was left-fooded. Lefty kept food in the fridge so long it grew hair and started to move. Lefty had a real knack for beastronomy.

Etymology: Beastly and Gastonomy. Gastronomy is another name for food. Beastly has three meanings. 1) creature - like the moldy hairy beast leftovers can become. 2) brutal - which the smell is. 3) nasty, thoroughly unpleasant and objectionable.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Beastronomy smacks of pastrami raised by wolves. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:56:00

great word but makes me worried about opening the fridge - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 12:58:00

Five star word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:19:00

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