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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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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Rinkydrink

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: Ring - kee - dreenk

Sentence: Norton exclaimed, "What kinda rinkydrink is this?!!!!" It is full of Sweententame, Carcinocolor 30, Noxphoric Acid, Nomassium Renzoate, Nomassium Bitrate, Baselcellame Nomassium and.... its loaded with Daffeine to boot!!

Etymology: Rinky Dink + Drink >>> Rinky Dink(Of poor or inferior quality; hokey; sloppy; chintzy; small; flimsy; inadequate) >> Drink (consumable beverage).

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Easy to remember, quick to come to mind ... will use it a lot! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:37:00

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Sinmatation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sin ma tay shun

Sentence: John's kitchen was a chemist's nightmare. His prepared and processed foods were full of ingredients with very long, complex and foreign sounding components. His fridge and freezer were filled with modified products like near-beer, fake-a-cola, meatcheat, shamham, narydairy, stiltedcheese, designwine, oughterwater, yolkjoke, pearsatz and artifishfingers. John had traded away nutrition and healthy sustenance for convenience and sinmatation. His pantry contained replicas of foods, like synammon, appeteasers, fakemixes, bastardpasta, forgeporridge, macaphoni, wannabeans, dupesoup,inbreads, fauxjoe, cornterfeits and other appetite simulants. Yes, John, would learn later in life that trading off cooking time and a few calories and possible tooth decay for mysterious, unpronounceable carcinogenic substances was a short-sighted exchange.

Etymology: Sin (an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will) & Synthetic (a compound made artificially by chemical reactions;not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially) & Imitation ( copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone/something else)

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metrohumanx You crack me up every time, Nosie. Those new "lite" pierogies just don't do it for me, though. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:39:00

They go with cabbage droles and cubelsa! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 01:50:00

Super sentence. Super Word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 22:20:00

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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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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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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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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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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad it tiv

Sentence: Sidney ate processed foods everyday and was concerned that they had all had a badditive component to them. His first clue should have been in some of their brand names:E-Cola, Tinned Salmon Ella and Canned Ptomainetoes...

Etymology: Bad (not good, not safe nor edible) & Additive (something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine)

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

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

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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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Mystreats

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mis-treet-z

Sentence: Esau, who always chose the quick and easy way to get his food, grew fat in the land on his convenient die-et of mystreats.When he suddently departed this life from cardiac arest, his secondary cause of death was listed as "mystreatment." Full stop.

Etymology: From MYSTERY, things unexplainable + TREATS, small pleasures; also playing on MISTREAT, to misuse, abuse

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