Verboticism: Fibabuster

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Clintonism

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Klin-ton-izem

Sentence: Although being caught red-handed as it were, Rupert De Soussa, the MP for Lustington South continued to deny his affair with the local vicars wife. His Clintonisms however were not fooling anyone, no matter how much he protested his innocence.

Etymology: Taken from the famous quote 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman.'

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COMMENTS:

great application - too bad he will 'go down' in history for this - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-12: 11:39:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-13: 08:26:00

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Decepticongressional

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: dee-sep-tee-con-gresh-ah-nul

Sentence: he always found it impressed the voters if he took a decepticongressional approach to health care

Etymology: deceptive, congress, decepticons[from transformers...those guys were evil]

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Spindiscretion

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: spin-des-cre-shon

Sentence: Senator Bob's spindiscretion writers were so good that he actually believed himself that he was only trying to help the young staffer find the contact that fell into her blouse.

Etymology: spin:to provide an interpretation meant to sway public opinion + indiscretion: peccadillo; petty misdeed

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Orastory

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: ora-store-ee

Sentence: The MP for Bexhill was skilled in the art of orastory. His speeches may not have been technically accurate, but they were definitely convincing.

Etymology: oratory (the art of public speaking) + story (a fictitous tale; a fabrication)

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Governdelusional

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: guv - ern - deel - ew - shun - ul

Sentence: Some politicians and elected officials become governdelusional and don't even know what is true themselves anymore.

Etymology: govern, delusional

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Falsetty

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: fal-set-ee

Sentence: I didn’t think that Hillary padded the truth until I she saw her Bosnian video which exposed her falsetties. But I supposed I should have anticipated this, given her husband’s known preference for falsettio.

Etymology: false + said + etty

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COMMENTS:

ooh - some zingers in this one - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-12: 11:44:00

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Lewinksy

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: lew-in-ski

Sentence: Bob Roberts told a lewinsky in his comments to the press yesterday because he so desperately needed for the lie to be true.

Etymology: Derived from B.Clinton's excessive bending of the truth (i.e. lying) in the Monica Lewinksy scandal. I liked the guy anyway but he had a gift for "the lewinsky".

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COMMENTS:

an intern-ational hit! - galwaywegian, 2007-03-22: 07:24:00

A lewinsky can become a weapon of mass distrustion. - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-22: 07:37:00

with a nod and a lewinkski... - Alchemist, 2007-03-22: 10:13:00

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Flexifact

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈflɛksəˌfækt/

Sentence: Most of what people assume are bald-faced lies are actually mere flexifacts; however, this does not make them less false and actually makes them more dangerous.

Etymology: From flexible + fact

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COMMENTS:

agreed - wordmeister, 2007-03-22: 00:52:00

niiiiice! - allwise, 2007-03-22: 03:04:00

Good word!! One of the few words today that have anything to do with the definition!!! - Stevenson0, 2007-03-22: 22:49:00

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Balonimony

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ba-LO-na-mo-nee

Sentence: When he was running for office, he gave an oathspiel about how he cared about the environment; when he was elected, I realized it was just his bullief and nothing more than balonimony.

Etymology: baloney (a lie), testimony

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COMMENTS:

good one as usual! :-) - toadstool57, 2007-03-22: 07:47:00

Fantastic. - ErWenn, 2007-03-22: 08:02:00

Clever. :-) - jedijawa, 2007-03-22: 21:53:00

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Itsnofacto

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: itz - no - FACT - oh

Sentence: Senator Hornblower had been hawking his latest trumped up gimmick for so long he had polished the delivery to the point that even he himself could no longer separate fact from fiction and his spiel was itsnofacto truth in his mind.

Etymology: It's + no + fact....play on 'ipso facto'...'by the fact itself; by the very nature of the deed'

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - TJayzz, 2008-06-12: 08:27:00

very funny - rolls off the tongue - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-12: 11:40:00

Ah, many's a good story is ruined by sticking to the factos...good word - Nosila, 2008-06-12: 20:38:00

Very clever - luv it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-13: 08:25:00

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