Verboticism: Opossumism

'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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Washeate

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: wash-e-8

Sentence: Just the thought of having to do all that laundry washeated me, and I spent the next 2 hours worshipping the porcelain deity.

Etymology: from nauseate and wash

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Laboracide

Created by: janham

Pronunciation: lay-bore-a-syd

Sentence: John went into laboracide after he was told to do the dishes.

Etymology: labor-as in work a-just there to make it cooler cide-as in suicide

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Avoideitis

Created by: RecordB

Pronunciation: Avoid E Eye Tis

Sentence: Look's like Jim's come down with a case of Avoideitis

Etymology: from the Mythical Latin God Avodicus

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Atrophlump

Created by: contender1

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Instalaze

Created by: greeneye

Pronunciation: in-sta-laze

Sentence: John's mother thwarted his attempt to instalaze in order to avoid a math test by offering him a glass of castor oil to help his mysterious "stomach ache."

Etymology: instant + lazy

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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Decapacitated

Created by: knickers

Pronunciation: de-cap-ass-it-ate-ed

Sentence: When she asked me to lick her muff, I sniffed it and was instantly decapacitated.

Etymology: From incapacitated, decapitate

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Excusident

Peppie

Created by: Peppie

Pronunciation: ik-'sky├╝-z&-dent

Sentence: Janet had an excusident when her mother asked her to vacuum the room.

Etymology: Having an accident to be excused from something. Excused, accident, excusident.

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Weetotaller

Created by: helanren

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Sentence: Uncle Joe used to be a workaholic, but after thorough counselling he is now a healthy weetotaller

Etymology: obvious opposite of workaholic, mimicking the relation between t-totaller and alcoholic

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COMMENTS:

After some more thinking, I have decided weewowaller would be better. Totally incomprehensible I guess, but it sounds so much better! - helanren, 2006-12-14: 12:19:00

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Sherkitis

Created by: barcafc2003

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