Verboticism: Prepublican

'You've done such a good job emptying your beer bottles.'

DEFINITION: v., To imply that person is usually unhelpful when asking for their assistance. n., An unwilling, unproductive and uninhibitedly useless helper.

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Created by: Inniscor

Pronunciation: slel-per

Sentence: "George, I asked you to give me a hand with this but you're just sitting there. You such a slelper!"

Etymology: sl(ack)+ (h)elper

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Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: meh cyst ant

Sentence: "Now look, just hold the thing still while I cut through this..." !@#$$%!!!! Joey was the worst partner to have in any project around the house. Not only was his inattention almost legendary, he usually managed to make even simple tasks end in disaster. He was the quintessential Mehsistant.

Etymology: Meh - an expression of indifference. Mess - disorder created by those afflicted with indifference. Assistant - essential accessory for those afflicted.

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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: veh-jeh-say-pee-ens



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Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Slappinghand - sla'pin'hand

Sentence: rather than being a helping hand, edward was known as a slappinghand by most of his friends as his idea of "help" usually ended in disaster.

Etymology: A play on the phrase "Helping hand". Rather than being helpful the aide received from this person usually ends with others cleaning the mess

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: hin-drayed

Sentence: Despite an excellent pay packet, the hindraide avoided all tasks that involved raising his heart rate.

Etymology: hindrance + aide

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: comp - luh - muh - lyn

Sentence: Marjorie was always frustrated with Brad because of his refusal to look for a job and she took every opportunity to complimalign him when she asked for help with a task.

Etymology: Blend of compliment and malign

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: dis-a-lak-rite

Sentence: Despite Roxie's hinderantic tirades, Bob remained an uninhibited dysalacrite, and an alcomatose couchroach.

Etymology: Dysalacrity: antonym of alacrity: state of ready, willing and eager to act & -ite: one connected with. Verbal form: dysalacriate.


nice one - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-05: 10:54:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: gōfərlōfər

Sentence: When Harry hired his nephew as an office assistant, he thought he would get some much-needed help. What he got was a goferloafer. Where Harry saw somebody to run errands, the nephew saw the insides of his eyelids.

Etymology: gofer (a person who runs errands) + loafer (a person who idles time away)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: birāshənship

Sentence: Since his layoff from the shoe string factory Rodger*s berationship with Judy has beteriorated. His new job seems to be laying on the sofa besmirching the name of Velcro. Her new job is to bewhittle on his already-weakened self-esteem with her sharp tongue.

Etymology: berate: scold or criticize someone angrily + relationship (the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected)

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Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: less-gree-ant

Sentence: What a lessgreeant individual

Etymology: it sounds good

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