Verboticism: Spitchat

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

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Outerlocutor

Created by: Deirdre

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Etymology: Form the word interlocutor, meaning a participant in a conversation.

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Jawdulation

Created by: KatieG

Pronunciation: jaw-do-lat-shon

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Obligastory

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: oh/blig/a/storee

Sentence: Every six months I am muzzled and forced to listen to the dentist's obligastory about his three sons - almost as boring as his drill.

Etymology: obligatory + story

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Soothesay

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: sue-th-say

Sentence: The soothesaying ran on endlessly throughout the consultation until finally at the end the doctor gasped for a drink of water and I managed to sneak out of the surgery before she could launch into her predictions for my future health.

Etymology: soothe + say + soothsayer

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COMMENTS:

Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-16: 09:32:00

Thanks for the chuckle! - aayeye, 2007-10-16: 10:11:00

Good sentence; nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-16: 23:04:00

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Anesthymology

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Uh-nes-thym-ology

Sentence: The dentist absentmindedly practiced anesthymology when he attempted to distract his patients while he worked.

Etymology: Anesthesia- ology

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Verbandagize

Created by: NeuroGlyph

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Chatstract

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃætˌstɹækt/

Sentence: At first, I thought she was flirting with me, but it turns out that the proctologist was just chatstracting.

Etymology: from chat + distract

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COMMENTS:

funny! - remistram, 2007-10-16: 10:05:00

ha ha - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-16: 12:27:00

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Blahnaesthesia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: blah nast eee zya

Sentence: The blahnaesthesia ended up being more painful than the filling.

Etymology: anaesthesia, blah

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Prostagrabgab

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation: prŏs'tĭ-'grăb-găb

Sentence: Dr. Stinky would not shut up during my prostate exam. He definately has the gift of prostagrabgab.

Etymology: Postate+grab= prostate exam gab= chit chat during said exam

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Drivelish

Created by: Boomertoo

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Sentence: The dental staff's drivelish did not distract him from anxiously awaiting the procedure.

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