Verboticism: Jayfarer

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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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Anaphysi

Created by: 588314

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Hikerchick

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: hi - kur - chik

Sentence: Betty had recently became a hikerchick... She walked everywhere, even in places where only vehicles should be allowed; but no one could stop her.

Etymology: play on bikerchick also hiker and chick.

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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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Automobilly

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: aw-tuh-moh-bil-ee

Sentence: Billy-Bob-Jerry-Ray doesn't understand why cars seem to have all the rights. Right of way, right on red... He thinks traffic in the city should work just like back home in the Ozarks. Whoever gets there first gets the space. When he acts like he's the same as a car his friends refer to him as an automobilly.

Etymology: automobile (a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine) + hillbilly (a person from a backwoods or other remote area)

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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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Jayfarer

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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COMMENTS:

He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger." - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:36:00

A farevorite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:29:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-03: 07:52:00

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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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Vehikele

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: vēhīkəl

Sentence: G.P. loves to hike, but not like most people. He likes to hike on highways. He is a regular no-motor vehikele. He feels he has as much right to be there as the next guy, maybe more. Sure his tax dollars have helped pay for the roads but the tickets and fines he has paid for his hobby should certainly count for something. They should also put him at the front of the "I don't learn too quick" line.

Etymology: vehicle (a thing used for transporting people or goods, esp. on land, such as a car, truck, or cart) + hike (a long walk, esp. in the country or wilderness)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hahaahaha! Nice. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 06:10:00

nice word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:18:00

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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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