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Potulance

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: paht-chew-luhnce

Sentence: Kate's moods and irritability were so predictable Pete knew the moment he heard the kitchen cupboard doors squeak open he was in for a barrage of her potulance.

Etymology: Using PETULANCE, meaning ill humor, irritability + POT

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl good one! - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-29: 09:15:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:39:00

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Rollingpincentive

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: roh-ling-pin-sen-tiv

Sentence: Whitey doesn't always agree with Ginny's way of doing things. In these cases she would persuade him with a dose of rollingpincentive. As a result, Whitey's noggin has more lumps than grandma's gravy.

Etymology: rolling pin (a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough) + incentive (something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity)

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Differenceofopanion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dih fer en sov oh pahn yun

Sentence: Mr. Velcro wasn't as smooth as he thought, judging by the scars received from his latest differenceofopanion

Etymology: difference of opinion, pan

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Panskullet

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan + skul + let

Sentence: Marjorie gave Henry a hard panskullet to the side of his head everytime he did not do her bidding, did her bidding badly, bid incorrectly, or just plain annoyed her.

Etymology: Pan(skillet,make a sweeping movement), Skull (the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates), Skillet (A pan for frying, generally large and heavy)

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Lecrushet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: leh kruhsh ay

Sentence: Her lecrushet reestablished the pecking order in the kitchen. From now on the only sauce in that kitchen would be edible.

Etymology: le creuset (heavy pots, pans andcasseroles)crush

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COMMENTS:

funny said with a French accent - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:37:00

Un mot formidable, cheri(e)! - Nosila, 2009-04-29: 18:31:00

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Wisesmack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: waIZ 'smaK

Sentence: “SMACK!” She delivered a quick decisive wisesmack after he whispered, “Yes, YOU’RE ALWAYS RIGHT...except in this case”.

Etymology: A play on the word WISECRACK. It is from WISE (smart) and SMACK: a rough blow (often to the head with whatever object is closest at hand) delivered like a wise or smart remark.

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Spatulicks

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spachəlikz

Sentence: Lidia likes her boyfriend to help her in the kitchen. He isn’t so willing to volunteer. She doesn’t tolerate any variance from her way of doing things. Whatever utensil she has in her hand may be used to correct his technique. He might end up with spatulicks, ladlelumps or even whiskwhacks. He makes a point of leaving the room whenever she is working with a knife or fork.

Etymology: spatula (an implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade, used for mixing and spreading things) + licks (a smart blow)

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Ensaucer

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

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COMMENTS:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Screwupacuss

Created by: Mickey

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Whinebottle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyn bot tel

Sentence: Gerry never saw the whinebottle come crashing down on his head. When he regained conciousness, he realized he should have expected it. Every year during American Idol and Dancing with the Stars season, he was supposed to vote for his wife's favourites, not his own. When would he ever learn???

Etymology: Whine (complain, moan) & Winebottle (glass vessel that wine comes in)

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