Verboticism: Chorepossum

'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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Chorpse

Created by: khaustic

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Laborfeign

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Responsivulsion

Created by: magic

Pronunciation: [ri spons i vul shun]

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Etymology: respnsibulity, convulsion

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Slackache

Created by: maxxy

Pronunciation: SLAK-ayk

Sentence: Whenever called upon to work late, Jim developed a slackache that forced him to go home ill.

Etymology: slacker + backache

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Grenkling

Created by: taftouf

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Antiproactive

bothra

Created by: bothra

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Sentence: Jim became antiproactive when Ben mentioned the lawn needed cutting.

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Abchorance

Created by: plewis

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Helpingitis

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: hellp - in - ji - tiss

Sentence: Lawrence was suddenly struck with a severe case of helpingitis when Marjorie asked him to help wit the dishes. He became unable to get off the couch or stand up for about 45 minutes.

Etymology: help, meningitis (an infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord)

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COMMENTS:

They should call that dish detergent Palm-No-Live! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 22:59:00

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Choreaphobic

Created by: knightdalejb

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Ergosis

Created by: sir67

Pronunciation: ur go sis

Sentence: erg - unit of work osis - suffix, disease or abnormal condition

Etymology: After being informed that the lawn needed mowing, Pat was struck within an acute case of ergosis.

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