Verboticism: Wishfulfoulment

'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Genieatall

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: jee nee at all

Sentence: Norbert was one smart, shy dude, but the ladies viewed him as a geek. One day he found a brass lamp and imagining himself to be Alladin, he rubbed it. A big blue genie floated out of the lamp and told Norbert he could have 3 wishes. Norbert's first wish was to look handsome, but have dark curly hair. Poof he got his wish. His second request was to be able to sing well and play the guitar...Poof, he became musical! His third wish was to have a sense of humour, so that he could talk to the ladies. Poof, he developed a ribald, ascerbic wit! He was so delighted that he went up to the first gorgeous girl he saw and started chatting her up. She reeled back in horror and said, "You're Weird Al Yankovic and you are way too old for me!" Norbert picked up the now vacant lamp and cursed it! "You're no genieatall and why are those Candid Camera people following me?"

Etymology: Genie (a spirit who lives in a lamp. The one who finds it rubs the lamp and gets 3 wishes, before the spirit can be freed from the lamp.) & At All (in the slightest degree or in any respect) Also wordplay on genital (of the sex organs) to which many wishes allude...

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Wishcompoo

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: wish-com-poo

Sentence: Jonny's wishcompoo was a bit messy. He was playing his song on his guitar on the street corner, when he closed his eyes and wished he had a huge hit. The next thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck. And it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: wish come true + poo

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Wishlashing

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: wish lash ing

Sentence: he got such a wishlashing when he found out what happened.

Etymology: its like a backlash from a wish.

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Xpatfaidrome

Xenonym

Created by: Xenonym

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Rainblow

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: rain-blow

Sentence: Jim was always chasing rainblows. Everytime he thought his dreams would come true, something always managed to blow it.

Etymology: rainbow: "I'm always Chasing Rainbows" was a song by Harry Carroll in 1918 about an optimistic person who was constantly pushed back by the events of life, and was a popular song of the time. It was featured in a 1941 movie sung by Judy Garland. It was also recorded by Bing Crosby, Perry Como and other crooners of the era. It was also one of my grandmother's favorite songs. + Blow: 1) a sudden unexpected event 2) slang - "that blows" -- something that sucks or is a bummer

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COMMENTS:

Pefect! I love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-28: 08:00:00

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Wishwreck

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wuish - rek

Sentence: Oliver was the victim of a wishwreck this week. This often happened to him. He would build up a fantasy about something or someone in his mind and when he finally got what he wanted, reality was often disappointing.

Etymology: wish, wreck

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COMMENTS:

artr Reality is for those who lack imagination - artr, 2009-07-28: 09:39:00

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Karmupance

Created by: dkrider

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Etymology: karma + comeupance

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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

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Sentence: One beer left, but it was flat! Boomafied again!

Etymology: Boom from Boomarang to turn upon oneself, and fy, from gratify to gratify...

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Disdreamay

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: diss-dreem-may

Sentence: She couldn't wait to get her new Ken doll for Christmas but suffered much disdreamay when she discovered that he had plastic hair and not flowing real hair like Barbie.

Etymology: dismay (thwarted, disappointed) + dream (wish, hope)

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Obliteraled

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: uh blit' er eld

Sentence: Bob's hopes were obliteraled the moment he saw the twelve-inch pianist appear; the genie had obviously misheard his wish.

Etymology: obliterated + literal

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