Verboticism: Strideology

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Pedesastrian

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: ped es ass tri an

Sentence: She'd seldom seen pedesatrians bare-foot their way through the busy drive-thru (when the store front was nearly empty)! She tersely told him, "No barefoot pedesastrians in the drive thru lane"! Cars behind him honked. The man didn't seem to care. She reluctantly watched him proudly, mechanically, pad his feet onto the busy six-lane road, his soles black with car exhaust. This pedesastrian was even ignoring the red light! AHHHH!

Etymology: From the words pedestrian, ass and disaster. A person who unwisely or unknowingly, travels by foot on vehicle-only routes, often to disastrous consequences.

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Dysanthropdiaterra

Created by: rianna

Pronunciation: dis-an-thow-pa-dat-erra

Sentence: The dysanthropdiaterra walked through the road with out even looking both ways because he felt he had the right of way.

Etymology: dys-bad anthrop-man, human dia-through, across terra-land

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Psychoantisidewalkism

Created by: 585860

Pronunciation: cy-co-ant-I-side-walk-is-uhm

Sentence: The man on the bike had psychoantisidewalkism so he rode on the highway.

Etymology: psycho- in the mind anti- against

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Portapuesadom

Created by: conner

Pronunciation: To have false wisdom.

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Ignorambulator

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ig-nor-AM-buhl-ayt-ehr

Sentence: Seemingly unaware of traffic laws or of the fact that he was impeding traffic as well as endangering his very life, Wilbur continued on, the unmindful ignorambulator, leaving cursing motorists in his wake.

Etymology: Blend of 'ignorant' (lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact) and 'ambulator' (One who walks about; a walker)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Ignoramulator has great "texture"...I was leaning toward something ambulatory, too. Nice word, Mustango! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:47:00

great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:16:00

Also a perfect blend of ignoramus and ambulator! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:39:00

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Megaperpoly

Created by: ryan14

Pronunciation: mega-purp-aly

Sentence: look at this megaperpoly holding up the line with his dumb questions!

Etymology: roman

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Scareambulate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skayr am byu layt

Sentence: When Denny decided to scareambulate the drive-through at the local fast food joint, he wanted a milk and a chili. His milk was shaken and his chili was alarming.

Etymology: Scare (frighten) & Perambulate (walk by foot)

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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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