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Spatulicks

artr

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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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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Utensilash

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: eew-TEN-sihl-lash

Sentence: Ian would frequently criticize Wendy's cooking techniques and being short tempered Wendy would often attempt to utensilash him, striking out with a frying pan, spatula, whisk, or any other utensil that was handy.

Etymology: Blend of 'utensil' (an implement, instrument, or vessel used in a household and especially a kitchen) and 'lash' (v. to strike, hit, whip)

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Ensaucer

petaj

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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Potsquabble

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: pah t sk waab el

Sentence: Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand...

Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight)

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COMMENTS:

Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

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Rollingpincentive

artr

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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Kitchenderanged

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: kitchen-dee-ranged

Sentence: Everyone knew not to mess with mom in the kitchen. If she got mad whatever was in her hand, a pot, spoon or spatula, became an implement of household law enforcement. Most especially, we learned not argue with her about chores or to criticize her cooking. She could get absolutely kitchenderanged and we'd see her skullery skills. We decided that it was much better to kiss the cook than to kid her.

Etymology: word based on Kitchen Range (stove) -- kitchen + deranged: to behave wildly or irrationally

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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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Whinerack

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyne rak

Sentence: When Crackin' Rosie could not get her way with her spouse, Corky Merlot, she would use the wine rack as a whinerack and sack him on the head. He was mulling over grabbing a cab and leaving her to cross the bordeaux,and run off with his girlfriend, Sweet Sherry. To his riesling, any port in a storm was better than living a lie and becoming Pinot keyo. Being married to Rosie had become a real champain.

Etymology: Whine (to complain;a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way)& Rack (torment emotionally or mentally;an instrument of torture)& Wordplay on Wine Rack (a wooden or metal frame used to store bottles of wine horizontally)

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COMMENTS:

karenanne Pinot keyo - I had to sound that out, then I got it! Funny... : ) - karenanne, 2010-11-11: 16:25:00

I heard of a wine for seniors...you can drink it all night and not have to get up to visit the toilet...it's called Pinot More! - Nosila, 2010-11-11: 18:55:00

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Slampain

Created by: Bionica

Pronunciation: slamn-payne

Sentence: If you do something incredibly bad in nature, like with super evil intentions, God will slampain the shit out of you.

Etymology:

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