Verboticism: Idlepated

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Coppoutcino

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cop/out/cheeno

Sentence: Sally believed in the philosophy of coppoutchino and regularly drowned her sorrows in a big cup of freshly brood coffee.

Etymology: cop out + pout + cappucino

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COMMENTS:

Like it, funny! - TJayzz, 2008-05-16: 11:52:00

petaj rolls off the tongue - petaj, 2008-05-17: 05:15:00

Nice blend! - Tigger, 2008-05-17: 14:55:00

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Javapathy

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /JA-vap-uh-thee/

Sentence: Veronica hated going to the coffee shop next to the building where she worked because it seemed to always be filled with fateful, indifferent, Generation-Y'ers who were filled with javapathy, and acted world-weary and jaded beyond their years. They usually appeared to be alert and perceptive young adults, although that may have just been from all the caffeine. So, why didn't these people have jobs? Who was supporting these flocks of coffee house beatniks, sitting around scowling at the rest of the world, and sipping expensive café mocha lattes?

Etymology: Java - brewed coffee; coffee from the island of Java (Slang, from Java, an island in Indonesia where coffee is grown) + Apathy - lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things in general; indifference (from Greek, apathes "without emotion")

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COMMENTS:

nice one. - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:41:00

Add in tidapthy - nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-18: 18:27:00

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Caffunk

Created by: melodydrama

Pronunciation: cah-funk

Sentence: As she sat in a dim corner of the cafe Eleanor pondered her unemployment and no one dared interrupt her since she was in one of her notorious caffunks.

Etymology: caffine+funk(bad mood)

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COMMENTS:

love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 00:26:00

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Javaproblem

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ja va prob lem

Sentence: Sharon sat petulantly in her favourite coffee bar scowling as usual. She thought it made her look intellectual and intriguing... but to the other patrons, her body language said javaproblem?

Etymology: Java (coffee) & Problem (Issue) and Wordplay on "Do you have a problem?" (facetious question)

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Socialgripe

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: so shall gripe

Sentence: Akin to the socialite is the socialgripe, with no hobbies or job prospects, but plenty of serious interests in society’s problems. Sour socialgripes congregate in neighbourhood cafes to share stories of social injustices. Many socialgripes have geniune concerns, but lack resources to remedy them.

Etymology: From: socialite and gripe.

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Espressonated

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: es-pres-so-na-ted

Sentence: Mary is the most espressonated person I know. She can spend a whole day sitting at Starbucks drinking coffee and kvetching.

Etymology: espresso: a strong coffee brewed by forcing steam through finely ground coffee beans + expression: an outward manifistation of mood or disposition + opinionated: holding stubbornly to one's opinions; dogmatic

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Pouterlimits

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pow ter lim its

Sentence: "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it pouter, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... The Pouter Limits"...order another Latte!

Etymology: Pouter (Someone who pouts-be in a huff and display one's displeasure) & Limits ( the greatest possible degree of something) & Play on Outer Limits, popular sci-fi tv series.

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COMMENTS:

hilarious! - splendiction, 2009-07-06: 19:26:00

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Joebegone

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: joh-bi-gawn

Sentence: Another sad day for Janice. It's all she could do to get her jobegone self out of the house to share a good glower with folks at the coffee shop.

Etymology: joe (coffee) + woebegone (sorrowful or sad in appearance)

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Apouthetic

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: a-pow-theh-tic

Sentence: Linda rarely got up from her seat at the local Sternbucks. Only her eyes moved from side to side, tracking the happy-if-not-jittery over-cafeinated customers who happily went on their way throughout the day, while her own esspresso double latte with skim milk and a sprig of cinnamon emptied from her cup more from evaporation than from actually being drunk. Her apouthetic stance contributed nothing to the world but an elbow worn spot on the table, a permanent scowl on her face, and snickering comments from regular customers who would often purposely tried to engage her in overtly cheery conversation to see how she would react.

Etymology: apathetic with pout embedded in it.

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Freshbroodcoffheshee

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fresh brood coff hee shee

Sentence: "Java bad day?" Joe the Baristo asked Capuccina, the customer who came in everday to sit and sip. "No, Joe, I've just bean doing a lot of brewding". "Oh", spouted Joe, "Why don't you Expresso yourself?" "Well, I can't seem to urn any money on my own, I'm on the brew", she said. "And what's worse, I can't seem to percolate any infusiasm for a career...in my family, that would be grounds for being disinherited". "Give yourself a break...quit pouring on the self-pity, you are robust...get out there and do what you do best!" "Really, Joe? Do you think I should quit being a mug, percolate myself among the cream of the crop." "That's the essence...don't be a freshbroodcoffheshee...show the world you have not gone to pot! Make your Dad, Juan Valdez, very proud and say "Cafe Au Lait...I am not afraid to meet my maker, I'm a mean caffeine,teen queen machine! I could be an Irish Coffee, a Spanish Coffee, a Turkish Coffee or an Arabica...I am so worldly, People would pay a lot, because I would addict them to my personality." Her eyes were big as saucers when she vowed this and her cup runneth over...Yes, Capuccina was positively frothy at the thought...she had a latte things to prove to herself!

Etymology: fresh (new, not stale or old ) & brood (think moodily or anxiously about something) & coffee (a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans) & he she (male or female) & fresh brewed (newly created)

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