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Devittles

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Deh-viht-tills

Sentence: Off turned the light, and the nightly terror began for the as-yet-unexpired food. The nosferatuna slid stealthily into door hopper, where the condiments rested. A silent shadow, it sunk its celery fangs into the neck of the mayonnaise jar, gorging upon its salty fatty humors. Having turned, the zomayo lurched itself over its retaining wall and began to feast on the cauliflower, which it had mistaken in its saturated stupor for brains. A large sasquash ripped its way through the forest of broccoli and emerged upon a family of tomatoes, huddling in the corner of the produce crisper. A gout of seeded ichor sprayed across the front of the clear plastic drawer. Then, a hush fell through the refrigerator as the elder god of the cooler, Cthulhummus rose, an amorphous evil clad in finest shimmering Saran. Muffled screams issued from the magnetic seal around the door, but fell upon sleeping ears. Tonight the devittles reigned, and no food would go untainted.

Etymology: devil (or possibly deviant) + vittles

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COMMENTS:

You get my vote for using Cthulhummus. Dagon and Nyarlothotep beware! :) - yellowbird, 2008-02-01: 14:27:00

Wow - so many great stories today - I love nosferatuna - could also be nosfuratuna (furry mould) - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 14:41:00

Great style - reads like a mystery ... as well as a spoiled food history! Kudos for the novel-ty of the day! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 15:42:00

its good but the sentence is a little long - purpleman, 2008-02-02: 12:49:00

clever word, clever story, entertaining, funny! What more could we want? - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 06:50:00

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Fridgeanator

Created by: purpleman

Pronunciation: fridge/a/nat/er

Sentence: when i went to grab my icecream from the fridge it jumped at me!!!

Etymology: fridge+dominator

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COMMENTS:

Related to the Terminator? - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:28:00

Funny - Im sure i'll be back!! - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:03:00

Probably to look for the monster mash! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 15:50:00

Ja, Purpleman, you reeely pump us up you little girly man! Cheers! - Nosila, 2008-02-02: 00:24:00

Your icecream commenced its jump with an egger-flip perhaps??? - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 10:02:00

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Gangreenbeans

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ganggrēnbēns

Sentence: Linda was a bit premature in her preparation for the company get-together. In a bad case of rot luck, her famous casserole was now a dish or gangreenbeans.

Etymology: gangrene (localized death and decomposition of body tissue) + green beans (the immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable)

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Biomutaney

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: Bio-mu-tan-ey

Sentence: The biomutaney has came alive at its first sight of daylight, wanted it as its own.

Etymology: bio-life mutaney-mix up

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Frigidaredevills

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: frijid der dev ills

Sentence: Frida cautiously tip-toed over to her fridge. It had been quiet all day, just the odd gurgling and chugging of the motor, nothing to be afraid of, right? She cautiously opened the white steel door covered in magnets and notices. The moment the door opened, the smell hit her like a brick. They were back... the Frigidaredevils, piled high and ready to topple out the door. Liquified salad fixings, mystery meats, passe pizza slices, green fuzzy former fruits and veggies, milk that had turned biker (bad) and numerous description-defying previous edibles. In their current state not even CSI could identify them. Enough!, decided Frida of this penicilliness! She grabbed a face mask, plastic gloves and a large garbage bag and went to town clearing out the foul fridge dwellers. The bag was sealed tightly and immediately run down to the back alley for garbage pick-up. She could swear she heard noises coming from the bag and they weren't that of the Glad Man! When she had done, she cleaned and sprayed the now bare interior and placed her fresh groceries in their new temporary home. How long before these innocents would turn on her and become Frigidaredevills themselves?

Etymology: Frigidaire (Brand of refrigerator) & Dare Devils (reckless impetuous irresponsible;presumptuously daring) & Ills (resulting in suffering or adversity; an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx DAMN! You're good! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:53:00

I prostrate myself before the magnificence of this creation - emdeejay, 2008-12-01: 00:56:00

devilishly delightful - silveryaspen, 2008-12-01: 01:00:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:00:00

scared me....but fun to read - mweinmann, 2008-12-02: 10:27:00

Beaut word & sentence - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:17:00

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Leftoverlords

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: left/OV/er/lordz

Sentence: I, for one, welcome our new turkey tetrazzini leftoverlords.

Etymology: leftover + overlord

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Moldigans

Created by: mandy

Pronunciation: mold i gans

Sentence: Those damn moldigans got my sauce!!

Etymology: Mold + hooligans

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Attackofthemunchies

Created by: sheepsshouldfly

Pronunciation:

Sentence: charlie went to the fridge in a desperate hunger craze but when he opened was bombarded by an attackofthemunchies.

Etymology: attack(bacteria/fungi) of the munchies(food)

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COMMENTS:

Good word! - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:59:00

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Transmoldification

Created by: loxhobabl

Pronunciation: tranz-mold-di-fi-kashun

Sentence: Ma'am, your fridge is being vaccinated due to unfortunate transmoldification.

Etymology: transmogrification + mold

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Riplarchaivivus

Created by: sean30

Pronunciation: Rip-larc-hai-vi-us

Sentence: You know when your fridge is taken over by mutated leftovers its time to be Riplacchaivivus and battle them with Cillit Bang!

Etymology: Riplarchaivivus-To take control under extreme circumstances. Mainly from mutated meat or vegetables. Ripl (Ripley ie Aliens) - Archa (from Archaic, meaning outdated/By-gone) - ivivus (taken from Latin word Redivivus, To be reborn again/back to life as

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COMMENTS:

Unique sentence and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:31:00

your etymology is most impressive! - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-01: 11:32:00

clever etymology! Good to see good ol' Ripley in there. What a gal! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:42:00

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