Verboticism: Downforthecountability

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Labore

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lay bor

Sentence: After just a few months, Hilary discovered that her hubby, Bill, was a labore. When asked to do something minute, like vacuum or empty the dishwasher, he became ill, even in trying to summon the courage to follow his wife's instructions. The excuses were always alike..."My head hurts...I have a fever, Oh. my back...". but she felt the same as most women in her situation..."Wait till you go through childbirth before you tell me how much your body hurts..."

Etymology: Labor ( worker) & Bore (cause to be bored; tedious, so lacking in interest as to become bored)

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Workumvent

Created by: Shlub

Pronunciation: Were - come - vent

Sentence: "I think I'll workumvent this week's shipping reports," thought John as he positioned the saw above his hand.

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COMMENTS:

Good sentence Shlub -- Funny! And frightenly true... - wordmeister, 2006-12-13: 13:46:00

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Procrastolepsy

Created by: DoubleMark

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-to-lep-see

Sentence: We asked Bob to take out the trash an hour ago, but he was suddenly struck with a procrastoleptic fit.

Etymology: procrastination + narcolepsy

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Slackochondria

Created by: thewbert

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Sentence: After our driveway was buried in 6 feet of snow, I was suddenly overcome with a bad case of slackochondria.

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Fuster

Created by: Acostell

Pronunciation: fuhstir

Sentence: He fustered fain he were to injure his back sweeping the kitchen.

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Nowantism

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Created by: MrOliver

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Sentence: Tracy's acute nowantism prevented her from washing the dishes.

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Muhrtish

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Muhr - tish

Sentence: Mary couldn't breath when she was told her company was going on a group training day due to her muhrtish.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Plamting

Created by: igho1207

Pronunciation: plam-ting

Sentence: Will you please stop planting!

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Dodgeapossum

Created by: BrakX

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Etymology: Dodge (or skip outta) + possum (like playin possum)

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Responsiblitits

Created by: MrLint

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Etymology: Acute inflammation of the responsibility gland

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