Verboticism: Ptomainaters

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Morphinade

Created by: Niktionary

Pronunciation: mor-fin-aid

Sentence: Rather than throw away expired milk, my husband likes to let it morphinade into rotten cottage cheese

Etymology: metamorphasis+merinade

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COMMENTS:

eewww... sounds like a deadly relative of lemonade! fun word! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:16:00

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Morphins

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mawr-fin

Sentence: There's a morphin in the fridge, Judy screamed as she slammed the door shut. Though she had only gotten a quick glimpse when she moved the milk, she knew what is was. The leftover muffin she had promised to finish off last week had inched its way to the back of the ice box and taken on a life of its own with its hairy tentacles clinging to and infiltrating a number of its neighbors. It is going to take a strong stomach and about a gallon of bleach before Judy will feel safe in her kitchen again.

Etymology: morph (to be transformed) + muffin (an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan )

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Molderators

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: mold-er-ate-tors

Sentence: Molly was notorious for having molderators infest her fridge.

Etymology: A play on the two words; Mold and Refrigerator.

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Leftovolution

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Left-o-volution

Sentence: Jane was always tired and overworked, leaving take out dinner remnants and other food detritus to populate her fridge, until one day it happened: the slime layer had undergone leftovolution and acquired motile capacity. She felt a strange sense of ownership, or responsibility for this fresh new life, and regretted the thought of using bleach.

Etymology: Left-over: food not eaten and saved for later. Evolution: the development of more adaptive traits through a process of natural selection.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Great word! Creepy story. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:27:00

And then there were four! It's an Australian invasion :-) - emdeejay, 2008-12-01: 03:03:00

Good word...Viva La Leftovolution! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 22:16:00

Eggzelent! - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 06:09:00

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Ptomainaters

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: to mayn ay ters

Sentence: Sarah entered her kitchen with trepidation. He was back, just like he promised the last time he had visited and terrorized her. She knew he was back because of the putrid odor. This time, he wasn't alone, he had brought reinforcements who were as evil as he. The sour milk, that very old potato salad, green meat and other items that would need a CSI Trace Analysis to determine their origin were pillaging her fridge. The minute her fridge door opened, it's vile rotting scent permeated the whole house. A mere disinfectant bath was not going to be enough to rid her this time of the Ptomainaters. She was going to have to get an Electroluxorcism or have an Amanadectomy to get the vile appliance out of her home. As the stainless steel coffin for the Ptomainaters was removed, Sarah heard that voice with the strange Austrian accent saying again, "Hasta La Vista, Baby...I'll be back!"

Etymology: Ptomaine (serious food poisoning due to bacterial putrefacation) & Terminators (someone who exterminates) & Ate (eaten)

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COMMENTS:

Whew! Now she needs to terminate his visits! Excellent verbotomy! - splendiction, 2010-04-21: 19:55:00

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Beastronomy

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bee st ron oh mee

Sentence: Lefty was not only left-handed, he was left-fooded. Lefty kept food in the fridge so long it grew hair and started to move. Lefty had a real knack for beastronomy.

Etymology: Beastly and Gastonomy. Gastronomy is another name for food. Beastly has three meanings. 1) creature - like the moldy hairy beast leftovers can become. 2) brutal - which the smell is. 3) nasty, thoroughly unpleasant and objectionable.

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metrohumanx Beastronomy smacks of pastrami raised by wolves. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 00:56:00

great word but makes me worried about opening the fridge - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 12:58:00

Five star word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:19:00

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Nightmare

Created by: khadija

Pronunciation:

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Grublins

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Grub-linz

Sentence: Tell me something, Billy. How come a cute little pie like this can turn into a thousand ugly grublins?' Well, you see, this is before it enters the pupal stage.'The pupal stage?' Yeah, right. Plus it multiplies the other food in the fridge.' Aw, Christ!' Brent give the kid some food.' I wouldn't do that, Sheriff.'

Etymology: Gremlins - horrible, ugly little creatures that are about as tall as a dog and as annoying as your mother in law. Grub - Food, can refer to a quick snack or meal.

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COMMENTS:

gets my vote for the sentence alone! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-01: 07:41:00

Who you gonna call? Grublin busters in cowbow boots? Yep. They use grub stakes! Funcreation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:15:00

oops ... make that cowboy boots in the above ... darn my typos ... wish it has been the typo cowbox boots! Your word is such a hoot to play with! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-01: 09:16:00

Any words linked to "mother-in-laws" in this way is always good. Cool Word. - sean30, 2008-02-01: 15:09:00

Luv the sentence & words-I think this is where my local grubbery gets its meat pies! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-01: 16:10:00

lol! such grubby little critters... but fun! - bananabender, 2008-02-03: 08:59:00

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Gangreenbeans

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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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Reanimunchies

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: ree-AN-ih-mun-cheese

Sentence: Charles Dexter Ward maintained a slovenly flat down near the river. His blasphemous experiments occupied most of his time, so he enlisted the services of a cleaning woman. One bleak December night he heard a scream from the kitchen above him. Dropping his ancient leather-bound volume of spells, Charles bounded up the rotten stairway to find Heidi's partial remains steaming on the pantry tiles like a heap of microwaved bratwurst. In a flash, Charles realized the awful truth: His poorly refrigerated leftovers had become REANIMUNCHIES and attacked the hired help in a way that made an open coffin for Heidi...unthinkable. The icebox door was ajar, and a greasy streak led out to the moors like the trail of an irradiated slug. Perhaps, with a little more work, his breakthrough in supernatural food preservation WAS possible, thought Charles as he tenderly slipped Heidi's remains, and her Swiffer, into the grey waters beside the pier.

Etymology: REANIMate+mUNCHIES=REANIMUNCHIES.......REANIMATE:To give new life to,To bring to life by scientific or mystical means.....MUNCHIES:light snack foods, sometimes exhibiting motion and reproductive capabilities.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx This space intentionally left blank. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 01:08:00

love your little stories - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-01: 13:02:00

metrohumanx Thank You. I tweaked it a little bit, but I failed to convey the more sinister, ghastly nature of the REANIMUNCHIES.....mabye next time. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:18:00

metrohumanx http://www.hplovecraft.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-12-01: 13:19:00

Worthy of Fridgenstein...Something from the Outer Limits of One's fridge...The Maytag of Mayhem, the Amana B. Reckonedwith! - Nosila, 2008-12-01: 22:20:00

Once again T-Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:20:00

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