Verboticism: Bandagony

'Aaaaahhhh! AAAAAHHHHHH!'

DEFINITION: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

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Tornture

Created by: Katisms1

Pronunciation: torn-TURE

Sentence: "While the original cut hurt like a mother, removing the band-aid was sheer tornture!"

Etymology: torn (as in flesh) + torture

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Follicalamity

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: follik - kalam - ety

Sentence: Jesse suffered a follicalamity of epic proportions when Genevieve ripped off his bandage.

Etymology: follicle, calamity

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COMMENTS:

Folliche'sajollygoodfellow! - Nosila, 2009-12-31: 00:19:00

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Depilatorture

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /dəˈpɪləˌtoɹtʃɝ/

Sentence: Perhaps the depilatorture of bandage removal could be lessened somewhat if we hired professional bikini-waxers to do the yank-job for us.

Etymology: From depilatory + torture

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COMMENTS:

Yes, "yank-job" sounds like it could be dirty. But it's not. - ErWenn, 2007-06-06: 01:09:00

Oh, it's still dirty, all right. Maybe not in the context you've provided, but rest assured: use of the term predates this discussion by decades. - Clayton, 2007-06-06: 07:15:00

Those yanks were always a bit dodgy! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-06: 07:25:00

(insert the joke about pink and purple here.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-06: 07:55:00

(covers virgin ears) - jadenguy, 2007-06-06: 12:24:00

As always, the best word here. - Osomatic, 2007-06-06: 13:22:00

You think my word is always the best? I guess I know who my usual one vote comes from. (Now I'm trying to think of a way of saying "thanks" that doesn't sound sarcastic after that remark.) - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 01:16:00

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Depilatowwie

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: dee-PILL-ut-ow-wee

Sentence: Bruce was a strong man: he endured the motorcycle accident without even flinching, and when they peeled the bandages away from the road rash, the depilatowwie only made him shed one single tear.

Etymology: Depilatory + "owwie" (exclamation of pain, or juvenile term for bandaid-worthy injury)

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Excrucifilamentectomy

Created by: notnaught

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Sentence: An Excrucifilamentectomy is best performed quickly by a skilled professional.

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COMMENTS:

makes the hairs on my neck stand up. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:43:00

metrohumanx Quickly? Make it SLOWLY! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:27:00

metrohumanx It's hard to make a pronounceable ten-syllable word, but ya did it! Congrats. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 00:46:00

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Ripillatory

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rip ill a toree

Sentence: Gavin was such a big baby about anything medical. No wonder men didn't have the babies or the human race would have died out long ago. He fainted at the sight of blood, so Blood Bank donations were nightmares for him. The way he told it, getting a blood test was a major psychological drama for him. He'd had no choice...doctor's orders. Get that blood test or else! Gavin summoned what little courage he had and had the blood work done. He pressed the cotton ball on the spot and when it was deemed safe, the nurse put a bandage on the afflicted area. He was told in an hour he could remove the bandage. Sure enough, an hour later, he talked his wife into gently please removing the bandaid. Naturally, the revenge she felt for all his crybaby acts was strong, so she pulled it off fast and nasty. The ripillatory agony he experienced was only surpassed by the phone call from the lab, saying they'd accidentally dropped his blood vials and he would have to return in the morning for retests! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Etymology: rip (to tear or be torn violently;the act of rending or splitting something) & ill (an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining)& depilatory (something used to remove hair;able to remove hair or render hairless)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Ripping yarn, Nosila...I like the way you worked the revenge angle in...LOL - metrohumanx, 2008-07-29: 01:54:00

Bloody ripping yarn. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-30: 05:45:00

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Agoknee

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: Aa-go-nee

Sentence: When his mom pulled his bandaid off, Bobby howled in agoknee.

Etymology: Agony, knee

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Exastoplasty

Created by: tripperdaniel

Pronunciation: ex-AS-toe-PLAS-tee

Sentence: The dermatologist removed the dressing carelessly, causing the patient excruciating exastoplasty.

Etymology: ex- (Greek, 'out of') + (el)astoplast (bandage brand name) + -y (Old English 'having the quality of')

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Feelastoplast

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fee las to plast

Sentence: Edwin was a big wuss when it came to pain. He could feelastoplast every hair pulled by its roots off his arm by the bandage. He was such a baby about it that his wife Jane took great pleasure in making the pain last as long as possible. She thought that the Human Race would have died out long ago if it were up to men like Edwin to give birth...

Etymology: Feel (perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles) & Elastoplast ( an elastic adhesive bandage for covering cuts or wounds)

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Ripitys

Created by: Silk01ca

Pronunciation: Rip i tis

Sentence: Jack awaited the pain of the familiar ripitys

Etymology: rip/itis

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