Verboticism: Strideology

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Antipathetiquist

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: an-tee-path-eh-tih-qihst

Sentence: One morning at Java N A Feela, the combination coffee shop and massage parlor in the center of town, Supine Downey, the Mayor, put it to Miss Willa Judge, the author of Heard It In The Holler, a question and answer forum in the local paper..."Now that we have a traffic light and solid yeller lines, what do we do about all these anitipathetiquists who want to walk their horses through town?" "Increase the speed limit," was her reply, "Make 'em run...so they don't have time to leave no messes or play Bingo in the parking spaces."

Etymology: From ANTI, against + PATH, a walkway + ETIQUETTE, protocol, conventions; also playing on PATHETIC, pitiful, moving (heh heh)

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metrohumanx VERY good! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 13:14:00

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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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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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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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Antinom

Created by: Jacobo

Pronunciation: Anti-nawm

Sentence: The boy antinomed the do not walk sign.

Etymology: anti- against. nom- law, rule

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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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Deadped

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Ded-ped

Sentence: Look at that deadped thinking they can ignore the rules of traffic and walk through a drive thru.

Etymology: A pedestrian could get killed doing that, mostly cause imma run them over

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Anaphysi

Created by: 588314

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Carstruck

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: CAR struck

Sentence: What an odd guy Tom is. First he just loved cars the way that a lot of young boys did. But soon it was more like an obsession. He had become completely carstruck. He took pictures of every new model that came out and pretty much wallpapered his room with them. Then it got even odder. He started to think like he was a car. He walked up to drive-throughs and ordered food, sat in a parking space at a drive-in movie, weaved in and out of traffic making honking noises and even worse...he started showering in his driveway.

Etymology: CAR: and STARSTRUCK: exhibiting a fascination with famous people

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COMMENTS:

I thought of this word too, but wasn't able to come up with your wonderful sentences! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:28:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:19:00

Miles of smiles in your sentence! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:32:00

great ideas! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:31:00

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Malviv

Created by: collins2

Pronunciation: Mahl-viv

Sentence: The man was malviv by not following the rules

Etymology: Bad living

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Portapuesadom

Created by: conner

Pronunciation: To have false wisdom.

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