Verboticism: Pseudapop

'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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Artisinful

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ar-ti-sin-ful

Sentence: Carl started every day with a sugary cola even though he knew it was artisinful and causing him to lose his teeth.

Etymology: Arti- Taken in part of artificial - Made by humans; produced rather than natural. Sinful- To do wrong or characterized by or being a sin.

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Synthience

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sinθīəns

Sentence: Some people are drawn to labels like ”All Natural” or ”No Artificial Ingredients”. Not Tim. He just loves his beverages created by synthience.

Etymology: synthetic (made by chemical synthesis) + science (systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment)

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Vitaminogen

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: veye-tuh-min-o-jen

Sentence: "All I gotta do is pop this here vitaminogen into some water, stir 'er, and I'll be all set for the day. Forget the gatorade and microwave dinners. This here is the best thing since sliced bread," exclaimed Bobby Joe.

Etymology: vitamin (n.organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health; n.nutritional supplement) carcinogen (cancer causing agent)

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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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Unhefdite

Created by: Xanman12321

Pronunciation: Uhn-heff-dait

Sentence: Wow, those potato chips were unhefdites, you know? Oops, I unhefdited! Uh oh...

Etymology: Unhealthy diet -> Unhefdite

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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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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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Synthecider

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sin theh seye dur

Sentence: After fourteen pints of synthecider he was peckish when he got home, so he fired up the microwave and added one of the new meals with food flavouring, before settling down for a video and a cuddle with inflatable Isabelle.

Etymology: synthesizer cider

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence! Will long remember "food flavoring" - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:25:00

fun to say - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:44:00

Sintheresting word!! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:41:00

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Pseudapop

Created by: otherguy

Pronunciation: soōdapäp

Sentence: Sodapop is bad enough, but substituting artificial flavoring and sweeteners for anything almost natural change it over to pseudapop.

Etymology: pseudo: fake + pop: soda

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COMMENTS:

artr Nice word. - artr, 2009-01-29: 06:11:00

Very good! - Mustang, 2009-01-29: 07:17:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:43:00

Perfect fit for word definition good job! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-24: 07:16:00

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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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