Verboticism: Helperskelper

'He's kind of possessive about his litter...'

DEFINITION: v., To clean up another person's mess, only to have all their garbage dumped right on top of you. n., A person who tries to help other people solve their problems but always ends up in deep doo-doo.

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Philanthroplode

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: fi/lan/thruh/plode

Sentence: John philanthroplodes a few times a week. He constantly jumps into squabbles and situations looking out for and defending his friends, only to become the target of his friend's aggressor.

Etymology: philanthropist + explode

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COMMENTS:

Nice one! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 19:38:00

Had I three votes, this would get one. - ErWenn, 2008-02-07: 20:01:00

very nice stevenson - purpleman, 2008-02-08: 08:00:00

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Dipsheet

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: deep-shit

Sentence: David got himself into his friend's dipsheet while trying to help him out from that dipsheet.

Etymology: From 'deepshit'. 1) Deep - trouble 2) Shit - (vulgar) fecal matter; excrement. 3) Dip - to immerse partially or temporarily in or as if in a liquid; dunk; to get involved. 4) Sheet - to cover with a sheet.

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Counselquence

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Cown-sel-quen-se

Sentence: When Nicola heard the knock on her door late one night she knew it would be her best friend Dana with news of the latest tragic event in her life. This time she found her in floods of tears, when she asked her what was wrong she told her that she had been seeing a married man and didn't know what to do. Being a good friend Nicola sat and listened to her for the next five hours, eventually she advised her to give the man an ultimatum, the wife or her. Dana thanked her and left. What she hadn't realised however was that the man in question was her own husband, but she soon found out when the counselquence ended in him packing his bags and moving in with Dana a week later.

Etymology: Counsel(give advice to someone to help resolve a personal problem) + Consequence(result or effect)

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COMMENTS:

I think those are my neighbors - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 07:33:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-02: 12:29:00

Great story, TJayzz...the basis of all Country & Western songs! - Nosila, 2008-12-02: 22:18:00

metrohumanx A modern parable, indeed. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-03: 16:44:00

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Dooundo

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: doo - un - doo

Sentence: As Harry lay on his back with a pile of Rover's doo on top of him, he realized that he had just experienced a case of dooundo. While shoveling the dog run, his shovel hit a rock, propelling him backwards and flinging the doo on top of him.

Etymology: Doo and Undo

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COMMENTS:

LOL! I laughed at your word~ Good one! :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-03-05: 11:36:00

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Pigstymied

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: pig/sty/meed

Sentence: Why is it that every time I try to help I end up pigstymied

Etymology: pigsty + stymied

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COMMENTS:

And hogtied? Where's the Tide? Oh what a funny and fun creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 11:02:00

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Goodpunish

Sibahi

Created by: Sibahi

Pronunciation: Good-punish

Sentence: "John was goodpunished, John is a goodpunish"

Etymology: "No good deed goes unpunished." - Clare Boothe Luce

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COMMENTS:

Nice wordplay and turn about in your sentence and verboticism! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 08:44:00

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Succorsucker

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: suk er suk er

Sentence: "The holly arrives Friday. Will you help make holly wreaths Friday night? the president of the Optimist club said. "We start selling them this Saturday. They have to be ready." Handy Andy suckcomed (succombed) with a reluctant "Okay". He was very busy during the holly days. Friday night, only Handy Andy and the president of the Optimist club showed up. He was stuck making holly wreaths all night, right up to Saturday morning, when people began arriving to buy them. Looking around for help from the president, he soon discovered the president had snuck out on him, leaving him to stay all day, selling them, alone. His mind kept silently repeating "succorsucker!"

Etymology: Succor - to give aid and assistance. Sucker - as a noun: pushover, fall guy, dupe - also as a verb: conned, tricked, duped.

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COMMENTS:

Been there...done that. ;-) - Mustang, 2008-12-02: 07:35:00

nice and you reminded me that I have to pick up some fresh holly for the holidays - Jabberwocky, 2008-12-02: 12:33:00

Suckcomed succorsucker? You got my vote! :-D - logarithm, 2008-12-02: 17:30:00

Great blend - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-03: 03:24:00

metrohumanx HandyAndy got succubusted! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-03: 16:48:00

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Orthomerdapurgotate

Created by: XMbIPb

Pronunciation: ORTHOMERDAPURGOTATE

Sentence: I am sick and tired of orthomerdapurgotating after everyone in this bloody hellhole, just to be passed for a promotion time and time again!

Etymology: Ortho - straight and upright Merda (lat.) - feces Purgo (lat.) - to clean

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Garbagentially

Created by: purpleman

Pronunciation: gar/bage/ant/ally

Sentence: hey u going to take the garbage out. ya in a sec. no, do it now. ok ok (he dumps it all on him)me garbagentially

Etymology: garbage+confadentially

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Like your webchattiness style ... your sentence brought a big smile! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-07: 08:57:00

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Poomerang

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poōmərang

Sentence: Wendell loves to help others. The problem is that most of his efforts turn into poomerangs.

Etymology: poo (excrement) + boomerang (of a plan or action - return to the originator, often with negative consequences)

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COMMENTS:

pooriffic word - Nosila, 2010-04-27: 23:18:00

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