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Perambulance

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: per-AM-byu-lance

Sentence: Pammy, quit wailing like a siren and get off the road. Your perambulancing will get you killed one of these days.

Etymology: perambulate (walk) + ambulance (emergency vehicle that moves at high speed and has right of way)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Huh, just realised I've made three verbotomisms beginning with p in a row. - petaj, 2009-03-03: 07:03:00

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Deadestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ded est reee an

Sentence: the deadestrian must have been an outofhisheadestrian to try crossing there.

Etymology: pedestrian dead

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Cephalpath

Created by: NAKEDPANDA2

Pronunciation: Cephal-path

Sentence: LOOK AT THAT CEHPHAL PATH

Etymology: cephal -head path -idk

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Peregrump

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PAIR-uh-GRUMP

Sentence: Unable to afford the most elementary form of wheeled transport and not having the skills needed to operate even a skateboard, Fritz nurtured a lifelong grudge against scooter pilots, cyclists and anyone flaunting their customized chromium wheelchairs. Rejected by the Rebels, Fritz had become a PEREGRUMP ever since he meandered down from the hills and across the highway. Asserting his pedestrian rights, he would often step arrogantly into the flow of traffic, protected only by his hundred-meter stare and imaginary aura of invincibility. Fritz had ample time to adjust his attitude as his mangled body recovered from an all-too-close encounter with an S.U.V. Now he's in traction, staring at the hospital ceiling as he mentally composes his Speedbumpkin Manifesto and creates verbotomisms with a pencil clutched between his teeth.

Etymology: PEREGrine+gRUMP=PEREGRUMP....PEREGRINE: having a tendency to wander, sometimes obliviously;Middle French peregrin, from Medieval Latin peregrinus, from Latin, foreign.....GRUMP:a person given to complaining,an act borne of ill humor or sulkiness, sometimes malicious.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SPEEDBUMP: a low obstruction placed on a roadway to limit vehicular speed (1972).....Bumpkin:an awkward and unsophisticated rustic;perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask Date: 1570 :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:26:00

You must have watched the program on the Unabomber last night! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:30:00

fantastic sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

and a terrific last line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:41:00

insightful & funny! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:29:00

So talented :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 14:06:00

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Pepestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pep est reee an

Sentence: Walking Bull denied being a pepestrian, ststing that he waited for the red man before crossing the road.

Etymology: pedestrian, pest

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Roverstepping

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: rove er step ping

Sentence: The bands of roverstepping teens were frightfully irritating to the motorists.

Etymology: ROVER, OVERSTEPPING. Rover - somebody who wanders from place to place. Overstepping - exceeding boundaries and limits.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Nice word. Good construction. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:49:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:14:00

petaj Rover is also a vehicle manufacturer - petaj, 2009-03-03: 06:59:00

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Suisidewalk

Created by: FreakyDeak

Pronunciation: soo-ih-syde-wok

Sentence: He sure does love to suisidewalk. Maybe we should buy him a helmet instead of a car.

Etymology: Suicide + Sidewalk

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Pestestrian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pestestrēən

Sentence: Motorists get angry enough when another driver does something stupid that backs traffic up. They really get steamed when a self-important pestestrian with an I-dare-you-to-hit-me attitude decides to cross the street in the middle of the block.

Etymology: pest (an annoying person or thing; a nuisance) + pedestrian (a person walking along a road or in a developed area)

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2010-09-13: 06:08:00

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Hemicerebro

Created by: 536633

Pronunciation: heh-mee-ser-ee-bro

Sentence: "That brainless guy walking in the middle of the street is a regular hemicerebro!"

Etymology: "hemi"- half or partly, "cerebro"- brain

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Acure

Created by: pandaman

Pronunciation: a-cure

Sentence: He acures in the drive-thru.

Etymology: without care

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