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Antipathetiquist

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: an-tee-path-eh-tih-qihst

Sentence: One morning at Java N A Feela, the combination coffee shop and massage parlor in the center of town, Supine Downey, the Mayor, put it to Miss Willa Judge, the author of Heard It In The Holler, a question and answer forum in the local paper..."Now that we have a traffic light and solid yeller lines, what do we do about all these anitipathetiquists who want to walk their horses through town?" "Increase the speed limit," was her reply, "Make 'em run...so they don't have time to leave no messes or play Bingo in the parking spaces."

Etymology: From ANTI, against + PATH, a walkway + ETIQUETTE, protocol, conventions; also playing on PATHETIC, pitiful, moving (heh heh)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx VERY good! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 13:14:00

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Pestestrian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pestestrēən

Sentence: Motorists get angry enough when another driver does something stupid that backs traffic up. They really get steamed when a self-important pestestrian with an I-dare-you-to-hit-me attitude decides to cross the street in the middle of the block.

Etymology: pest (an annoying person or thing; a nuisance) + pedestrian (a person walking along a road or in a developed area)

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2010-09-13: 06:08:00

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Acure

Created by: pandaman

Pronunciation: a-cure

Sentence: He acures in the drive-thru.

Etymology: without care

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Deadped

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Ded-ped

Sentence: Look at that deadped thinking they can ignore the rules of traffic and walk through a drive thru.

Etymology: A pedestrian could get killed doing that, mostly cause imma run them over

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Jayfarer

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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COMMENTS:

He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger." - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:36:00

A farevorite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:29:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-03: 07:52:00

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Perambulance

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: per-AM-byu-lance

Sentence: Pammy, quit wailing like a siren and get off the road. Your perambulancing will get you killed one of these days.

Etymology: perambulate (walk) + ambulance (emergency vehicle that moves at high speed and has right of way)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Huh, just realised I've made three verbotomisms beginning with p in a row. - petaj, 2009-03-03: 07:03:00

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Antinom

Created by: Jacobo

Pronunciation: Anti-nawm

Sentence: The boy antinomed the do not walk sign.

Etymology: anti- against. nom- law, rule

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Footstrong

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: fut - str - ong

Sentence: Murray was becoming too footstrong for his own good and others feared that he put himself in danger every day as he dared to go on foot where none would go before him... He crossed highways if there was not a better route, he walked through drive-thrus and today, he walked up to a toll-booth to get directions.

Etymology: A play on the expression "headstrong", instead foot + strong >> headstrong (Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want) footstrong (determined to go places on foot that only vehicles should go) foot (travel by walking; "he followed on foot) strong (potent: having or wielding force or authority)

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COMMENTS:

Wow! A foot trip and a head trip all rolled into one! Onederful! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:34:00

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Malviv

Created by: collins2

Pronunciation: Mahl-viv

Sentence: The man was malviv by not following the rules

Etymology: Bad living

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Hikerchick

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: hi - kur - chik

Sentence: Betty had recently became a hikerchick... She walked everywhere, even in places where only vehicles should be allowed; but no one could stop her.

Etymology: play on bikerchick also hiker and chick.

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