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Ptomainaters

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: to mayn ay ters

Sentence: Sarah entered her kitchen with trepidation. He was back, just like he promised the last time he had visited and terrorized her. She knew he was back because of the putrid odor. This time, he wasn't alone, he had brought reinforcements who were as evil as he. The sour milk, that very old potato salad, green meat and other items that would need a CSI Trace Analysis to determine their origin were pillaging her fridge. The minute her fridge door opened, it's vile rotting scent permeated the whole house. A mere disinfectant bath was not going to be enough to rid her this time of the Ptomainaters. She was going to have to get an Electroluxorcism or have an Amanadectomy to get the vile appliance out of her home. As the stainless steel coffin for the Ptomainaters was removed, Sarah heard that voice with the strange Austrian accent saying again, "Hasta La Vista, Baby...I'll be back!"

Etymology: Ptomaine (serious food poisoning due to bacterial putrefacation) & Terminators (someone who exterminates) & Ate (eaten)

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COMMENTS:

Whew! Now she needs to terminate his visits! Excellent verbotomy! - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:55:00

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Devittles

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Deh-viht-tills

Sentence: Off turned the light, and the nightly terror began for the as-yet-unexpired food. The nosferatuna slid stealthily into door hopper, where the condiments rested. A silent shadow, it sunk its celery fangs into the neck of the mayonnaise jar, gorging upon its salty fatty humors. Having turned, the zomayo lurched itself over its retaining wall and began to feast on the cauliflower, which it had mistaken in its saturated stupor for brains. A large sasquash ripped its way through the forest of broccoli and emerged upon a family of tomatoes, huddling in the corner of the produce crisper. A gout of seeded ichor sprayed across the front of the clear plastic drawer. Then, a hush fell through the refrigerator as the elder god of the cooler, Cthulhummus rose, an amorphous evil clad in finest shimmering Saran. Muffled screams issued from the magnetic seal around the door, but fell upon sleeping ears. Tonight the devittles reigned, and no food would go untainted.

Etymology: devil (or possibly deviant) + vittles

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COMMENTS:

You get my vote for using Cthulhummus. Dagon and Nyarlothotep beware! :) - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 14:27:00

Wow - so many great stories today - I love nosferatuna - could also be nosfuratuna (furry mould) - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:41:00

Great style - reads like a mystery ... as well as a spoiled food history! Kudos for the novel-ty of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:42:00

its good but the sentence is a little long - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:49:00

clever word, clever story, entertaining, funny! What more could we want? - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 06:50:00

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Animatextant

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: An-neh-mate-ek-stan-t

Sentence: Jill's Kung Pao chicken, from her favorite Chinese restaurant, became animatextant after she left it in the fridge for a month.

Etymology: Combination of "animate" - to give life to; and "extant" - not destroyed or lost

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Nutrisentify

Created by: Kirubeza

Pronunciation: new-trih-sehn-tih-fie

Sentence: Jenny opened her fridge and was appalled at the the fact that the chicken she had been saving for the past week had nutrisentified and wanted to leave the fridge.

Etymology: This word is derived from "nutrient", as in he food itself, and "sentient", to show that to everyone's dismay, it now has a mind of it's own.

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COMMENTS:

Nuterrific word - Nosila, 2010-04-21: 23:25:00

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Foodfrights

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: foood - fry - ts

Sentence: Ina was beginning to have daily foodfrights. There were many ghosts of old repasts that she really needed to exhorcise from her refrigerator.

Etymology: Food (nourishment, substances used by the body to sustain life). Fright (state of terror or fear

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COMMENTS:

Terrific! Easy to say, easy to remember. Can you imagine a food fight using foodfrights? (wink/big grin) - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 17:31:00

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Fermentriments

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fur - MEN - truh - mentz

Sentence: When Sadie opened the fridge door the awful odor that emanated signaled a large quantity of fermentriments had taken over.

Etymology: Mix of fermented and nutriments

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Nice word combo! I hope my milk doesn't fermentriment!!! - Dougalistic, 2008-02-01: 05:58:00

Fermentriments are enough to drive me to drink! Interesting creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:23:00

wow if i thought of that my head would explod.............................................................................kiding - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:59:00

kidding - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:59:00

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-02: 16:42:00

Nice ring to it! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:41:00

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Salamonella

Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: suh-LAHM-mun-el-uh

Sentence: It was hiding behind the egg carton festering technicolours, foul odours, and a plan of escape. "I'm not supposed to be in here" it thought, "I'm a hot salami and it's way too cold in here for me." It waited... and waited... and festered... and festered. She opened the door, light flooded the room, warm air rushed in like a breath of spring and it knew that this was the moment to seize the day! Salamonella was born and salamonella will reign supreme! Until the frankfurtenstein develops grandiose ideas, that is.

Etymology: salami + salmonella

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COMMENTS:

Enough to make me want to suhlahm that fridge door! Unique combo. - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:48:00

great little story - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:36:00

nice word - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:22:00

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Heavolution

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: heave oh loosh on

Sentence: Janice turned an unsightly shade of green and fought back the compulsion to vomit as she cleaned the curiously furry heavolution from a tupperware container than had resided in the fridge for far too long.

Etymology: From "Heave" (colloquialism for vomiting) and "evolution" (the change in inherited traits in an organism from one generation to the next)

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metrohumanx The furry ones are the worst...anaerobic. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:58:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

Another top word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:18:00

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Genesice

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: jen-erss-ice

Sentence: i suddenly realised we had one more child than we used to, and our youngest one had a strange 'curry' aroma about him. Then it struck me that little Rogan-Josh was not a product of natural reproduction, he was a result of genesice

Etymology: genesis, ice

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COMMENTS:

cool word - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 08:40:00

Very unique. You sure can think out of the box! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 08:58:00

I always thought all those extra kids in the house were only visiting...maybe I just need to clean my fridge more.... - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 12:05:00

i dont get it ha ha now i do!!!!! - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 14:18:00

Take top Billing(s) But yaw gotta be joshing!!! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 16:04:00

lol! So THAT'S where the weird, carrot-topped kid who used to hang around came from! Amusing concept and sentence, nice word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 07:39:00

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Chillybugs

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Chil-lih-bugs

Sentence: Because their home suffered a power failure while they were abroad, the family returned to find that their refrigerator was infested with Chillybugs of a particularly noxious variety that kept saying, "What's up Doc?" and "Turn out that light!".

Etymology: Chilly- Chilli a spicy food that mutates into a life form that defends itself by producing strong acids and sundry noxious gasses. Less aggressive at low temperatures. Bugs- Small pests that resemble a cartoon animal of the genus Lepus

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COMMENTS:

love the reference to Bugs Bunny - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:37:00

me to - purpleman, 2008-02-01: 15:18:00

Silly people! Bugs for kids! Liked your mini comic, AndyCapp! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:33:00

Perhaps you need a chilly dog to guard the fridge. Enjoyed the sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:39:00

And dispose of them in a chilly-bin! Kiwis (NewZealanders) call portable ice-boxes chilly-bins. - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:06:00

Fun word, sentence and etymology! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:07:00

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