Verboticism: Ortatize

'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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Comapose

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: koh-ma-poz

Sentence: Mitchell would go completely comapose whenever his wife asked him to do any chores around the house. This was relatively benign, until one day when they were driving home from cottage, and his wife thoughtlessly asked him if he could cut the grass when they got back to the city. He had just pulled into the passing lane, when he lost consciousness...

Etymology: comatose + pose (i.e. fake posture, stand still and do nothing)

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COMMENTS:

A Coma-ly word indeed! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 22:58:00

great work, jrogan....you get my vote. - mweinmann, 2009-08-04: 07:34:00

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Mehlaise

Created by: emelenjr

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Diedling

Created by: widget

Pronunciation: D'idling

Sentence: Whenever he was asked to help he would always found to be diedling

Etymology: From die and idling

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Workophobic

Created by: kevinrio

Pronunciation: Work O Phobic

Sentence: "Honey, I have learnt a new word today, it's 'workophobic'. Ask me to do something and you'll understand its meaning!"

Etymology: work - phobic

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- kevinrio, 2006-12-13: 14:32:00

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Skivitis

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: sky-vy-tus

Sentence: Ironing is impossible for sufferers of skivitis.

Etymology: From "skive" which means to dodge work or skip school.

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Responsibilitis

Created by: Baruch

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Muhrtish

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Muhr - tish

Sentence: Mary couldn't breath when she was told her company was going on a group training day due to her muhrtish.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Assistosis

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ass-is-toe-sis

Sentence: When asked by his wife to help get the groceries from the car, Bob was overcome by an unexpected bout of assistosis.

Etymology: assist, osis

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Possuming

Created by: zeddhead

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Uberapatheticism

Created by: anacani

Pronunciation: uber- apathetic -ism

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