Verboticism: Pseudofoodo

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Colack

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: COE lack

Sentence: One day when I asked her why she always asked me for a colack instead of a cola she said, "You notice how cola sounds so good. Co la la la la...its a happy sound. I call it colack because it lacks anything good." When I asked her why she continued to order them everyday, she said, "I guess I lack good sense."

Etymology: COLA: soda drink LACK: to have none or not enough of something

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Eatitives

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eet it ivs

Sentence: Freddy only consumed foods laced with eatitives. He believed that lots of long names in ingredients were healthy for him and powered up his energy and nutrition count.

Etymology: Eat (to consume) & Additives (things added to foods to enhance flavour, shelf life, colour and desirability)

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Riceboobles

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rice - boo - buls

Sentence: When it comes to a bit of flavour instead of nutrition there's nothing like a bowl of cornfakes and riceboobles.

Etymology: rice bubbles + boob (mistake)

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Piquantoxifodder

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PICK-one-TOCKS-ih-fodder

Sentence: Chuck planted his corpulent posterior in the orange naugahide chair and settled down to his first day at the new job. Thankful to be employed, he relished his new assignment at Universal Test Kitchens...sampling and rating new food products before they were foisted upon the unsuspecting public.Being a true foodlum, he had quaffed, chomped, swigged and munched through an array of buyprodux, each containing an ersatz nutritute carefully engineered from corn syrup and cheap tropical fat. Some dishes were trendylicious and pungent, others had all the appeal of a used bovine salt lick. It wasn't until the late afternoon when Chuck found his favorite concoction. It was real PIQUANTOXIFODDER - stripped of any wasteful vitamins, yet replete with satisfying textures that reminded him of that strangest of foods- tapioca. After secretly cramming down his third helping, Chuck succumbed to a case of megacramps that a gallon of peptodismall wouldn't cure. On the way home, he had to pull over discreetly near an irrigation ditch and make a contribution.Plop Plop Fizz Fizz. Sweating like a cut of rancid pork, Chuck knew that the product he ingested was sure to be a great seller. It was....ambrosia!

Etymology: PIQUANt+TOXIc+FODDER=PIQUANTOXIFODDER.....PIQUANT:agreeably stimulating to the palate,engagingly provocative taste;Middle French, from present participle of piquer.....TOXIC:containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation,extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful;Late Latin toxicus, from Latin toxicum poison, from Greek toxikon arrow poison, from neuter of toxikos of a bow, from toxon bow, arrow.....FODDER:something fed to domestic animals ; especially : coarse food for cattle, horses, or sheep,-inferior or readily available material used to supply a heavy demand;Middle English, from Old English fōdor; akin to Old High German fuotar food.....AMBROSIA:the food of the Greek and Roman gods;Latin, from Greek, literally, immortality, from ambrotos immortal.(bonus word)

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metrohumanx Amusing OLD advertisements: http://www.lileks.com/oldads/index.html - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:56:00

metrohumanx This space intentionally left blank. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 21:27:00

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Niltritious

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nil-trish-uhs

Sentence: After years of eating "junk food", Jerry has decides to turn his eating habits around. Now if he is hungry between meals he will reach for a health bar and an energy drink instead of a bag of chips and a soda. His diet is still niltritous but he at least he FEELS better about it.

Etymology: nil (nonexistent, nothing) + nutritious (providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful)

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Pseudofoodo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: soōdōfoōdō

Sentence: Charlie is a vegetarian at heart. The thought of killing some poor defenseless creature saddens him deeply. When he read about a study that claimed that plants emit a sound much like a scream when picked, he was left in a quandary. What could he eat? His solution? Pseudofoodo! The "O" foods! Munchos, Bunchos, Crunchos, Chunkos, Dunkos. The more processed - the farther away from anything living - the better he likes it. If only those bio-degradable packing peanuts had a little cheese or onion flavoring. If only he had the energy to go to the gymo to work off some of his flabo.

Etymology: pseudo (not genuine; sham) + food (any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink) + "O" for the O foods.

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COMMENTS:

Oh! Oh! So good! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:35:00

too true - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:42:00

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Caldrieath

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Ka-Al-dree-eth

Sentence: My mom told me not to have soda its one of those Caldrieath foods.

Etymology: Calories, Drinks, Death

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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad dit tiv

Sentence: One day when Chad was told by his doctor to watch what he consumed, he started reading the labels. He was amazed to see all the badditives placed in his food and drink. Latin-sounding, unpronounceable names, sinister sounding words and all the ingrediants were at least 15 letters long. Every badditive was making the Chadditive both sadditive and madditive!

Etymology: Bad (that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; capable of harming;reproduced fraudulently) & Additive (something added to enhance food)

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Pepsicodology

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: pép:see:cód:ol:oh:gee

Sentence: Séamus and his sweet tooth went everywhere together. Always pestering him for a treat, Séamus had a cunning plan that he, his sweet tooth and his liquid diet could be made live in harmony with a bit of pepsicodology.

Etymology: Pepsi : Sweet drink suitable for athletes who run at least one marathon per day, every day. Codology : an Irish colloquialism indicating the wool is being pulled somewhere reasonably close by.

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: noo-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Cameron was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of nutrition and deficient

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx One summer I ran into a deli to get a Yoo-Hoo and was amazed by the daunting display of "sports drinks" and other things of dubious origins. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:41:00

Excellent word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:39:00

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