Verboticism: Dutiphobia

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Temporaryunsanitary

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tehm/por/ary/un/san/ti/ari

Sentence: Whenever there were chores to be done, he was overcome by temporaryunsanitary.

Etymology: temporary + insanity + sanitary

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Celaboraeger

Created by: Geekazoid

Pronunciation: hard c pronounce ke lAbor Ager (capitals are long vowels)

Sentence: I'm such a celaboraeger that when my mom wants me to do chores i pretend i'm dead

Etymology: noun verb is celaboraeging comes from the latin words cela : to hide laborat: to work aeger: to be sick

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Weetotaller

Created by: helanren

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Sentence: Uncle Joe used to be a workaholic, but after thorough counselling he is now a healthy weetotaller

Etymology: obvious opposite of workaholic, mimicking the relation between t-totaller and alcoholic

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COMMENTS:

After some more thinking, I have decided weewowaller would be better. Totally incomprehensible I guess, but it sounds so much better! - helanren, 2006-12-14: 12:19:00

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Slackipseudoailment

knave

Created by: knave

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Dodgeapossum

Created by: BrakX

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Etymology: Dodge (or skip outta) + possum (like playin possum)

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Dutophasia

doogman

Created by: doogman

Pronunciation: doo-toe-fay-shah

Sentence: When asked to clean up the cat's vomit, George suddenly collapsed from dutophasia.

Etymology: From that Latin 'Duto' (work) and Phasia (illness)

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Zombitious

Created by: puregoofy27

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Parachorealysis

Created by: Mirandala

Pronunciation: para-chore-alysis

Sentence: Shortly after Bonnie asked him to clean the cat box, Fred suffered a terrible episode of parachorealysis.

Etymology: paralysis + chore

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- Mirandala, 2006-12-13: 10:11:00

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Fuxing

Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: fux-ing

Sentence: My dad is fuxing all day, never does a thing.

Etymology: fox (crafty as a)

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Psychosomaticitis

Created by: janedoe

Pronunciation: pyscho-so-matic-itis

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