Verboticism: Aconscious

'Did I miss my stop?'

DEFINITION: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

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Bustripping

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: bus-trip-ping

Sentence: I guess I was bustripping, because I don't remember the ride to work.

Etymology: bus, tripping

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COMMENTS:

She was a bus tripper, a subway rider yea Took me so long to find out, and I found out - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 12:36:00

Crap. I shoulda done "dazetripper". Dazetripper, dazetripper yea. Oh well, better than Barry White. - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-25: 13:41:00

you're right that is a good word - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 15:12:00

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Transbortation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: transbôrtāshən

Sentence: Steve loves fantasy football. As he dozes on on the public transbortation system he dreams that he is the star quarterback. Unfortunately yesterday\'s game went into overtime as he slept past his stop.

Etymology: transportation (the action of transporting someone or something) + bore (a tedious situation or thing)

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Zommute

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ZOM-myoot

Sentence: Bob zommuted by train in a traverie, to and from his workplace for more than 30 years, until the MTA opened a new section of the underground loop. And, now, like "Charlie on the MTA" he rides for ever 'neath the streets of Melbourne... ...... NO; Roxie doesn't, like Charlie's good wife, pass him a sandwich as the train comes rumblin through! Anyway, O.H.& S laws wouldn't allow her to. Hello to all in Boston.

Etymology: Blend of ZOMBIE: a person whose behavior or responses are wooden, or seemingly rote; automaton & COMMUTE: to travel regularly over some distance, as from a suburb into a city and back.

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COMMENTS:

I often zommute to work - great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-26: 12:51:00

metrohumanx You have to respect the rights of the Undead.... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:03:00

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Lowbusposition

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: loh/bus/poe/zi/shun

Sentence: Since Chris is very tall and the bus is very low, he assumes the lowbusposition whenever he travels.

Etymology: Lotus position + low + bus

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Counterprossession

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: count-er-pro-sesh-un

Sentence: The train was full of counterprosessional passengers. Their minds were AWOL heading for the beach, while their bodies carried out the Monday to Friday motions of getting to work.

Etymology: possessed (like when you have no control over your own mind) + counter (opposite) + procede (go forward)

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Dreammute

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: DREAM-mute

Sentence: David's dreammute in the morning consisted of him traveling on a rocket ship across Technicolor landscapes while his boss was walked like a dog on a leash.

Etymology: Dream + (com)mute

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Subtose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sub/tohs

Sentence: Subtose overtakes the passengers as they settle down for the long ride to the city core from suburbia.

Etymology: subway, suburbanite + comatose

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Snoreverie

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: snawr/veree

Sentence: I hated to wake the guy sitting next to me in the midst of what appeared to be a pleasant snoreverie, but the bus driver had just called "Last Stop!" and I definitely want off.

Etymology: Snore (breathe noisly in sleep) + Reverie (a state of day dreaming)

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metrohumanx ...and I had to pay the RETURN fare! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:06:00

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Propolarised

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: pro-po-lar-ised

Sentence: It was Monday already and his station stop had been announced, yet Chang had already propolarised himself out of his work suit and slipped back into his favourite weekend dress.

Etymology: Pro - in favour of a proposition. Polar - opposite in character or action.

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Traverie

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TRAV-er-ree

Sentence: The moon was still visible as Bob rideranged, in a transfixed traverie, on the 5.55am express to Melbourne. In his semi-consciousness, he thought that he was an astronaut aboard Apollo 13, exclaiming loudly: "OK, Houston, we've had a problem here " to the amusement of his fellow travellers.

Etymology: Traverie n. Blend of travel & reverie(daydream) Riderange: v. int. Blend of rider & derange (disordered, throw out of order) Pron: ry-DEE-range

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very good - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 11:19:00

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