Verboticism: Nocandoitis

'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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Choritis

Created by: chill

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Chorabilism

Created by: kenners

Pronunciation: Chore-a-bal-lism

Sentence: I asked him to take the bins outside and he was suddenly onset with Chorabilism!

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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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Slunked

Created by: man835

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Sentence: Man, Todd totally slunked on us.

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Chorealepsy

Created by: Blacklight

Pronunciation: Chore-a-lespsy

Sentence: Dad has a rare disease called chorealepsey

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Boreshock

Created by: akvoD3

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Sentence: After repeatedly being told to do his chores, Jenny suffered from boreshock.

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Flamboozled

Created by: Edburns

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Sentence: The young toddler was flamboozled after his mother asked him to take out the trash.

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Sherkitis

Created by: barcafc2003

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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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Chordom

Created by: Steerpike

Pronunciation: Chore-dom

Sentence: As Andy saw the list of tasks for this month's milestone he slumped in his chair, overcome with chordom.

Etymology: Chore + Boredom

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